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Published August 13, 1996
Saturday's Ravens-Giants game received an 8.3 rating and a 26 share in the Baltimore area. Milton Kent notes "with token counterprogramming" and a new team, the rating seems "disappointing" (Baltimore SUN, 8/13)....CBS Sports has named Danny Sheridan as "in-house expert" for college football telecasts (CBS Sports)....Michael Kim, a local sports anchor in Washington, DC, will join ESPNEWS (USA TODAY, 8/13)....Ratings for the PGA Tour are down 11% to a 3.2 average this year. Overnights for the PGA Championships on CBS show a 2.9 on Saturday and a 4.0 on Sunday (USA TODAY, 8/13). ...CBS Sports Radio will be exclusive carrier of Saturday's Mets-Padres game in Monterrey, Mexico (CBS Radio)....The National In-Line Hockey Association announced its new site on the Web at http://www.niha.com (NIHA)..... GolfWeb set up a congratulatory e-mail page for fans to send messages to PGA Championship winner Mark Brooks at http://www.golfweb.com. GolfWeb recently presented Nick Faldo with 1,000 plus e-mails sent to him after his win at The Masters. He had given a written thank you to fans and recorded a Real Audio message as well (THE DAILY).