ESPN Draws Lowest "MNF" Rating Of '14 Bama Again Draws CBS' Top CFB Audience Eagles-Packers Lead NFL Overnight Ratings Feinstein Out As Host Of CBS Sports Radio Show CBS To Air Egg Bowl Over Iron Bowl Fox Sees Gains With Week 10 NFL Overnights PGA Tour's Mississippi Stop Liking New Date Top Sports TV Execs Kick Off SMT Conference MLB Rangers Move To CBS Sports Radio Dallas Thurs. Games Draw Combined 16.7 Million Viewers
SBD/3/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
Published March 3, 1997
L.A. Gear reported a net loss of $50.5M, or $2.20/share for the fourth quarter ended November 30, compared to a net loss of $34.3M, or $1.49/share for the same period of '95. The quarterly figures include a $28.8M restructuring charge to pay for a previously announced restructuring plan (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 3/3)....Rupert Murdoch's Australian Super League football competition, designed for int'l pay-TV, has won a $12M sponsorship deal from Australian telecom company Telstra. The Super League is in "direct competition" with the Australian Rugby League (AD AGE, 3/3)....The N.Y. DAILY NEWS featured an extensive look at fraudulent sports merchandise. The FBI estimated last month that as many as 70% of all sports autographs are fraudulent (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 3/2). ...Jack Vipers, GolfWatch Founder & Chair, on GolfWatch's debut at the PGA Tour's Nissan Open: "I think in GolfWatch, there will be the admirers and then there will be some that don't understand it or don't like it, so we fully expect that" ("Nissan Open," CBS, 3/1).