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Published February 5, 1998
In Toronto, Marty York reports that TSN has made a bid "worth close" to C$35M for the CFL's entire five-year package. TSN's offer is for exclusive TV rights to all CFL games -- including the playoffs and the Grey Cup match (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 2/5). Also in Toronto, Rob Longley puts TSN's bid "in the neighborhood" of C$30M (TORONTO SUN, 2/5)....In Atlanta, TBS Inc. announced plans to build a $52M production facility on its Techwood complex and invest $20M to redesign CNN Center (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 2/5).