World Cup's Overnight Rating Tops '99 Final NBC Generally Praised For NASCAR Coverage Turner Sports Reinstates Greg Anthony Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NHL Rangers' Sather Passes GM Torch To Gorton Female Audience Strong For World Cup Tennessee Unveils New Nike Uniforms ESPN Denies Wanting To Dial Down Olbermann IndyCar Gets Best Cable Audience In Years Nike's Phil Knight Stepping Down In '16
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: NHL PUTS THE PUCK IN THE AUDIONET
Published October 23, 1997
AudioNet will provide live radio play-by-play coverage of 1,000-plus NHL games annually, as well as original pre- and post-game programming on NHL ICE. AudioNet's game address: http://drew.audionet.com/sports/nhl/ (AudioNet). DO YOU KNOW THE WAY? The San Jose Arena Management Corp. launched its www.sj-arena.com. The site, which is also accessible through the Sharks Web site, features eight segments: What's Coming; To Get Here; Inside Experience; Operations; FAQs; Group Tickets; Catering Orders; Shout! -- an e-mail feedback area (S.J. Arena). FOR THE YOUNGSTERS: L.A.-based Athlete Network has launched www.athletenetwork.com, to provide information for high school and college athletes, along with resources for parents, coaches and advisors. Athlete Network contributors include former LSU basketball coach Dale Brown, Fox Sports' Ronnie Lott and WNBA commentator Ann Meyers Drysdale. Areas of the site include: High School Network, Recruit Network and Parents Network (Athlete Network). GIRL TALK: Nike has introduced its "Play Like a Girl" area on nike.com. Five girls, ages 11 to 17, will act as correspondents who share their view of sports. Areas include "Sports Report," which is a weekly feature by one of the reporters, and "You're Up," an interactive feature where other girls can sign on and share their own stories (Nike).