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Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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AOL AND ABC SPORTS JOIN IN ONLINE VENTURE

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05/09/97
PPV FOR ROCKETS-SONICS MAY HAVE GENERATED AT LEAST $1M

In Houston, local viewers spent at least $1M -- "and probably much, much more" -- purchasing the first two games of the Rockets-Suns series on PPV for $19.95 per game, according to David Barron of the

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05/08/97
GOULD MEDIA'S '97 EDITION OF "REVENUES FROM SPORTS VENUES"

ME-based Gould Media has released "Revenues From Sports Venues: 1997 Edition," a follow-up to its initial research report published in December ''95. In the 160-page volume, Gould Media provides a com

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05/08/97
PBA AND ESPN REACH DEAL TO AIR AT LEAST 14 EVENTS PER YEAR

The PBA and ESPN have reached a three-year deal for the cable network to carry a minimum of 14 televised PBA events per year. The deal was finalized by the PBA''s marketing partner, The Marquee Group,

Tags: ESPN, PBA, Media, Walt Disney

05/08/97
TEAM MEDIA NEWS & NOTES: YANKS SET TO RETURN TO WPIX

WPIX-TV and MSG today are expected to announce a deal in which WPIX will televise 40 Yankees games this season and 50 in ''98, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. WPIX will pay an unspeci

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05/08/97
MEDIA NOTES

The PGA Tour has presented "several different proposals" to CBS, NBC, ABC, ESPN and Fox in its negotiations over their next TV contract. A source tells Ron Sirak of the AP that the possibilities inclu

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05/07/97
OLBERMANN'S REST FOR THE WEARY; ESPN MAGAZINE SEEKS EDITOR

ESPN Executive Editor John Walsh "refused" to characterize ESPN anchor Keith Olbermann''s absence from "SportsCenter" as a "suspension," and said Olbermann''s appearance on Comedy Central''s "The Dail

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05/07/97
COMCAST SPORTS CHANNEL STARTING TO FILL OUT PRODUCTION STAFF

In Philadelphia, the new Comcast all-sports cable channel has made its first staff production hires, according to Bill Fleischman of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. KYW-TV Sports Director Tom Stathakes a

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies, Media

05/07/97
FOX SPORTS WEST OFFERS UP DUCKS CABLE TO CABLE OPERATORS

Since the Lakers and Mighty Ducks play homes games on Thursday at the same time, Fox Sports West has offered the Fox Sports West 2 [FSW2] feed of Game Four of the Red Wings- Ducks series to all Southe

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Cablevision, Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

05/07/97
IRISH EYES ARE SMILING AS NBC AND NOTRE DAME EXTEND PACT

NBC Sports and the Univ. of Notre Dame renewed their TV agreement which will keep Notre Dame home football telecasts on NBC through 2005. NBC will continue to televise all six Notre Dame regular-seaso

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