KU, TWC Ink Deal For Tier-3 Rights Atlanta Radio Hosts Fired Over Morning Bit Mets, SNY Look For Audience Boost Media Notes NBA Finals Game 5 Overnight Down 9.5% U.S. Open Finale Gets 6.1 Overnight Scott Pioli Signs On As NBC Analyst NBC Affil Hears About Move To Pre-empt NHL ABC Earns 12.0 Overnight For Game 4 Dodgers Would Retain $6B Under Tentative TV Deal
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Published March 5, 1998
USC will host the '98 Pigskin Classic, featuring USC against Purdue at the L.A. Coliseum. The game will be aired August 30 on ABC (NACDA)....ESPN's "Baseball Tonight" will kick off its ninth season March 9, beginning with a week- long series of shows originating from the ESPN Club at Disney's BoardWalk in Orlando. ESPN Magazine senior writer Tim Kurkjian joins the show as a reporter (ESPN).... Cablevision Corp. is profiled by Verne Gay of MEDIAWEEK under the header, "Divining The Dolans: They've Created An Empire At Cablevision. But Some Wonder How Well The Emperors' New Clothes Will Fit" (MEDIAWEEK, 3/2 issue).