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TEAM MEDIA NOTES: BLAZERS' WHITSITT SAYS DECISION IS FINAL
Published May 11, 1998
The Blazers "are not reconsidering their decision" to remove Bill Schonely from its radio play-by-play, according to Steve Brandon of the Portland OREGONIAN. Blazers President Bob Whitsitt: "I think that was pretty well decided last summer. ... I think the whole situation is unfortunate for everybody" (Portland OREGONIAN, 5/8). NHL RATINGS: The Sharks earned a 5.9 rating on Fox Sports Bay Area for their final first-round playoff game against the Stars. Up until then, ratings had averaged around a 2.0 (OAKLAND TRIBUNE, 5/9)....Fox Sports Southwest reported its top two ratings of the season for coverage of the Stars first round games against the Sharks. Game Two earned a 3.9 total rating and 7.5 cable rating. Game Six earned a 3.6 total overall, and a 6.9 cable rating. Regular-season Stars games drew an average of 0.7, with a 1.3 cable rating (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 5/9).