SBD/5/Sports Media

MEDIA NOTES

     CBS golf analyst Ken Venturi, completing his last full
season on PGA Tour coverage, is profiled in the SAN JOSE MERCURY
NEWS.  Venturi will still operate golf schools and a line of
clothes (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 2/4)...KARE-TV announced it will
not renew "The Dennis Green Show" in '96, ending a two-year
relationship.  Green reportedly earned $100,000 a year for the
show (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 2/3)....Jeff Hagedorn is leaving
his job as host of the Rockets Radio Network.  He will go work
for KARE-TV in Minneapolis (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 2/4)....The
Brewers named Jim Powell to replace Pat Hughes on their radio
broadcasts.  He will team with Bob Uecker.  Powell has been play-
by-play announcer for the Univ. of South Carolina basketball team
since '94 (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 2/4)....WBPS, a Prime
Sports Radio affiliate in Boston, will be going off the air.  One
source told the BOSTON GLOBE they thought the closeout was "not
coincidental with the fact that Prime Sports Radio in Dallas,
which operates WBPS, was sold recently to The MacMullen Group.
Among 52 affiliate stations, WBPS was the only one that Prime
managed, making it the most expensive" (BOSTON GLOBE,
2/4)....Magic Johnson, on a possible Bulls-Lakers Finals this
summer:  "Just think what the ratings around the world are going
to be.  The world will tune in" ("NBA on NBC," 2/4)....Golf sites
on the Web are profiled by the N.Y. TIMES.  GolfWeb has sold out
advertising for its coverage of the four major men's
championships.  Also noted:  iGolf and NBC Golf Tour (N.Y. TIMES,
2/4).
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