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Published March 21, 1996
ESPNet's SportsZone is said to be having trouble getting users "to pony up the money for sports data that they can get elsewhere" (CRAIN'S NEW YORK, 3/18)....Fox will broadcast three NFL preseason matchups in August: 49ers at Chargers on August 10; Broncos at Cowboys on August 17; and Packers at Colts on August 24 (Fox)....Raybin Communications has been named a media partner for Pinnacle's MLB All-Star FanFest. Many of FanFest's attractions will be featured on Raybin's "Sports Collectors Show" (MLB Properties)....CBS Radio Networks will air a 90-minute "Inside Pitch" show before each of their Sunday night baseball broadcasts. The show, hosted by Jim Hunter, will feature interviews and commentary in a call-in format (CBS Radio)....This weekend's "Inside Stuff" will go behind the scenes of David Robinson's chat session on NBA.com (NBA)....Oilers play-by-play man Russ Small will add anchor at Houston's KPRC-TV to his duties as Sports Dir at KTRH-AM (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 3/21).