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MLB ONLINE NOTES: YANKEES SIGN THREE-YEAR DEAL WITH AUDIONET
Published April 9, 1998
AudioNet and the Yankees announced a three-year exclusive contract under which AudioNet will broadcast live action of Yankees games at www.yankees.com. Additional coverage will include "Yankees Magazine," a weekly live show with audio and video; Yankees Online, broadcasting exclusive reports on players; live chats with players and coaches; and vintage audio and video highlights (AudioNet). MLB ONLINE NOTES: Roger Clemens' new Web site, www.rocketroger.com, was launched last week. The site will feature a post-game interview after each of Clemens' starts this season, as well as a pitch-by-pitch breakdown of each start, and a monthly chat with Clemens (THE DAILY). Officials at Sports Internet Marketing, the company that developed Clemens' Web site, said the site has been getting "roughly" 6,000 visits a day since its debut (TORONTO STAR, 4/8)....The Cubs' official Web site, www.cubs.com, experienced a "record level of traffic" last Friday for the team's home opener. The site generated "nearly" 250,000 page views and quadrupled the '97 single-day high. Also, approximately 25,000 tuned into the Cubs radio broadcast that was available through the site (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 4/8).