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MAGIC AND SOLAR BEARS LIKE LIFE JUST FINE ON THE SUNSHINE
Published March 9, 1998
RDV Sports, the parent of the Magic and the IHL Solar Bears, has extended both teams TV deals with the Sunshine Network. The Magic's deal will continue through the 2000- 2001 season, and will provide Sunshine with rights to a minimum of 44 regular season games, plus two preseason games and available playoff games. The Solar Bears agreement runs through 2002, and includes a minimum of 20 regular season games, plus available playoff games. RDV Sports' partnership with Sunshine also includes additional programming as well as promotional and advertising tie-ins. RDV Sports, with assistance from Sunshine, is constructing a 5,000 square- foot TV and radio production facility, opening in September '98, at its recently opened RDV Sportsplex (RDV Sports).