Comcast Drops Plans To Acquire TWC MLB Still On Pace To Reduce Game Times Cablevision Offering Cord-Cutting Package Thomas Wants To See MLB Inner-City Academies 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 NBCSN Gets Its Best F1 Audience
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Published April 29, 1997
In N.Y., Bob Raissman calls NBC's technical coverage of Michael Jordan's 55-point game on Sunday "mesmerizing," but adds, "Can't say the same for the time wasted shooting David Falk during the game" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 4/29)....In Akron, Terry Pluto writes on Sports Illustrated/Women Sport under the header "Magazine Goes Beyond Edge Of Good Taste." Pluto: "Now that Sports Illustrated Women Sport has hit every sexual hot button, maybe it can settle down and give us a magazine that everyone can be proud of" (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 4/29)....NY-based Think Inc. expects to launch a new MLBPA World Wide Web site around MLB's All-Star Game in July (BRANDWEEK, 4/28 issue)....Game Seven of the Coyotes- Mighty Ducks game will be simulcast on Fox Sports West and Fox Sports West 2 (Mighty Ducks)....The Marlins are likely to switch their entire cable package to SportsChannel FL next season as the team confirmed they are close to completing a multiyear deal with SportsChannel, which is managed by Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga's Front Row Communications (MIAMI HERALD, 4/29).