World Cup's Overnight Rating Tops '99 Final NBC Generally Praised For NASCAR Coverage Turner Sports Reinstates Greg Anthony LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NHL Rangers' Sather Passes GM Torch To Gorton Female Audience Strong For World Cup ESPN Denies Wanting To Dial Down Olbermann IndyCar Gets Best Cable Audience In Years
Published September 26, 1997
PERSONALITIES: SI's Sonja Steptoe has joined CNN/SI full-time as the network's National Correspondent. Steptoe will be based in New York (CNN/SI)....Keith Olbermann's "The Big Show" on MSNBC debuts at 8:00pm ET Wednesday and will be replayed each night at 11:00pm ET, opposite "SportsCenter." In Philadelphia, Bill Fleischman writes, "Don't expect a sports program" (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 9/26). GENERAL: NJ-based Genesis Direct Inc., a mail order company that fills orders for the NBA and NHL, was profiled in the Bergen RECORD. Genesis has expanded from managing three catalogs last year to 20 now, including new title Competitive Edge Golf (Bergen RECORD, 9/25).