CBS, Time Warner Promoting Fight NBC Ratings Down For NHL Over Weekend Outlook Murky For Dodgers' RSN After Deal Collapse Comcast Drops Plans To Acquire TWC Cablevision Offering Cord-Cutting Package MLB National Viewership Off To Good Start Mets Outpacing Yankees In Early Season Ratings Showtime, HBO Pleased So Far With Fight Effort Longtime Stars Announcer Strangis Leaving Team McHenry Returning To Previous Role
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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).