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THROWING A WIDE NET: SPORTSNET TO LAUNCH ON WEB THIS SPRING
Published February 29, 1996
SportsNet, Inc. of Dallas will launch its sports news and entertainment home page on the World Wide Web this spring at http://game-time.com. The customized system will offer sports enthusiasts worldwide comprehensive entertainment packages, including "real time" sports info, in-depth game and events analysis and commentary along with a Game Time Challenge. SportsNet works with providers Sun Microsystems and SportsTicker. Robert Wright is Exec VP/COO, while Daniel Green is President (SportsNet). TIGHT FIT: ESPNet SportsZone launched its ScorePost, a live scoreboard which users can pull down and keep on their own screen for late-breaking news and scores. New advertisers include Levi- Strauss and networkMCI. Ad rates for the ScorePost are undisclosed (AD AGE ONLINE, 2/29).