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MEDIA NOTES

     Northrop Grumman Corp. agreed yesterday to pay $3B in cash
for Westinghouse's defense electronic business.  The sale makes
it $4.2B in cash that Westinghouse has raised in the last two
weeks to help pay for the purchase of CBS (N.Y. POST,
1/4).....The Sports Network has now added the Sports Market
Place, a sports business directory, to its Web site.  The Sports
Market Place database will be updated regularly and reviewed to
reflect current industry changes at least once a month.  The site
is at http://www.sportsnetwork.com (The Sports
Network)....DirecTV has acquired the rights from Prime Deportiva
to distribute the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament to U.S.
residents in January.  DirecTV will provide satellite
distribution to both commercial and residential customers
utilizing a closed-circuit feed produced by Inter/Forever Sports
(Prime Deportiva)....Bill Rasmussen, a founder of ESPN, has
invested in a new Web content developer called Attitude Network
(AD AGE ONLINE, 1/4)....Although Warner Cable in WI has sent out
a schedule to subscribers saying it intended to carry 15 Bucks
games on the Wisconsin Sports Network, Bob Wolfley reports, as of
Tuesday, the Bucks did not have a signed contract with Group W,
the company which put the deal together with Warner, leaving
doubt whether the games will be available (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL
SENTINEL, 1/3)....The merger of Disney and Cap Cities/ABC could
be approved today by shareholders from both companies at a
meeting in New York.  Federal approval remains in limbo since
most FCC employees are furloughed (WALL STREET JOURNAL,
1/4)....Art Kaminsky has reportedly signed as TV agent for former
Bucs coach Sam Wyche (USA TODAY, 1/4).... London-based Dream
League will launch the first fantasy sports games on the Internet
this month.  Dream League is an officially licensed product of
soccer's European Football Championships (AD AGE ONLINE, 1/4).
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