Poll: Majority Of Americans Still Watching NFL Bucs-Falcons Draws Lower Overnight Rating P&G Pulls Out Of NFL Initiative Goodell To Meet With Media Friday Afternoon Mayweather-Maidana II Does 925K PPV Buys NBC Has Sold 70-80% Of Super Bowl Ad Time 49ers-Backed Tech Startup Looks For New Business People & Personalities Nike Addresses Terminated Sponsorships NHL Media Notes
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Published January 22, 1996
Despite saying he wouldn't return because of a pay cut, Sean McDonough has reached agreement to broadcast Red Sox games next season on WABU-TV. McDonough earned approximately $300,000 last season from WSBK-TV (BOSTON GLOBE, 1/21)....Former A's pitcher Ron Darling will work A's pre-and post-game shows on SportsChannel Pacific this season (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/20)....NBA's "Inside Stuff" featured the new Michael Jordan Nike commercial, which leaves him hanging from a 100 foot basket ("Inside Stuff," 1/20)....Jay Leno announced that the "Tonight Show" will broadcast from Phoenix this week (NBC, 1/19)....NFL Films' show on the Pop Warner title game gets a "thumbs up" from Michael Hiestand. The NBC telecast drew a 2.2 overnight, outdrawing a CBS college hoops doubleheader (USA TODAY, 1/22).....TCI and a group including MCI and News Corp. will "be among the bidders for the last remaining licenses to offer nationwide satellite TV service" (WASHINGTON POST, 1/20).