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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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07/15/97
MEDIA NOTES

Anaheim Sports has signed a five-year deal with L.A. radio station KRLA-AM to make KRLA the flagship station for Mighty Ducks'' radio broadcasts beginning this season and Angels broadcasts beginning n

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, Kansas City Royals, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

07/15/97
SPORTSCHANNEL NY STRIKES OUT METS GAMES ON COMCAST

SportsChannel NY (SCNY) "has begun to black out" some Mets telecasts on nine Comcast cable systems because Comcast "is refusing to pay" $1M for 25 games added to SCNY''s schedule, affecting "roughly"

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, New York Mets, Media, Walt Disney

07/14/97
MEDIA NOTES

The FCC has told NBC, CBS, and ABC that "for one year they may pre-empt educational children''s shows for live sports events as long as the shows are rescheduled." Two network execs told the AP that "

Tags: ABC, CBS, Microsoft, NBC, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/14/97
CROWN PUBLISHING REPORTEDLY ACQUIRES YARNS FROM LIL' PENNY

A book by Nike-inspired Lil'' Penny has been picked up by Crown Publishing, according to Michael Shain of the N.Y. POST. The working title is: "Knee High and Living Large: The World According to Me."

Tags: NBA, Nike, Media

07/14/97
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: IRABU SPARKS WPIX-TV TO MONSTER RATING

The debut of Japanese pitcher Hideki Irabu "propelled" local broadcast carrier WPIX-TV to it''s second-highest rating for an MLB game since ''88, according to Steve Zipay of NEWSDAY. Thursday''s Yanke

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Golden State Warriors, MLB, Montreal Canadiens, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/14/97
SPORTSCHANNEL FL TO CARRY CNN/SI; DISNEY MONITORING ESPN TV?

SportsChannel FL "has been allowed" to carry CNN/SI programming on a regular basis for up to 12 to 16 hours per day, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. Dean Jordan, Chair of Front Row Com

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/11/97
MEDIA NOTES

A&J Sports, publisher of ACC Athlete magazine, has signed contracts with the SEC and the Big 10 to publish similar magazines for those conferences. The company also plans to launch a sportswear line t

Tags: Chicago Bulls, NBA, NCAA, Media

07/11/97
TYSON-HOLYFIELD REPLAY TO BE SHOWN ON ABC IN AUGUST

The Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight will be replayed on ABC, as it is paying $1M "for an early-August show expected to be in prime time," according to Rudy Martzke in USA TODAY. Showtime and CBS ha

Tags: ABC, CBS, Showtime, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/11/97
DALLAS REPORT QUESTIONS LONGEVITY OF MLB GAME OF THE WEEK

In Dallas, Barry Horn writes this morning, "Imagine life without a baseball Game of the Week on network television. ... The numbers say that more than 97 out of every 100 are ignoring the Saturday aft

Tags: ABC, Chicago White Sox, Indiana Fever, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

07/11/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on Fox regional games were: FLA-NYM; BOS-CWS; KC-CLE. The numbers were gathered from the networks (

Tags: ABC, CBS, MLB, NASCAR, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHRA, PGA Tour, Sears, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

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