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04/14/97
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN will televise Game 1 of the Ducks-Coyotes playoff series, but the ESPN telecast is "scheduled to be blacked out" in Southern CA because of Fox Sports West 2. The Ducks "are fighting to get the ES

Tags: ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Arizona Coyotes, Media, Walt Disney

04/14/97
WOODS WIN AT AUGUSTA, PART II: CBS GAINS RECORD RATINGS

CBS'' Saturday third-round coverage of The Masters from 3:30-6:00 p.m. ET, produced an 8.6 rating/20 share, the highest numbers for the third-round coverage since CBS has televised the tournament, acc

Tags: CBS, General Motors, NBC, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

04/11/97
MEDIA NOTES

NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol, on injuries to star players attributing to the 9% drop in NBA ratings on NBC this season: "In 60 percent of our telecasts, the major superstar was missing. It''s a f

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NBC, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

04/11/97
FOX FILES SUIT AGAINST THE ANGELS AND DISNEY

Fox Sports West sued the Angels and part-owner Disney Co. yesterday, claiming they are "unlawfully trying to breach" the station''s contract to televise the team''s games, according to the L.A. TIMES.

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

04/11/97
FINAL NETWORK RATINGS FROM WEEKEND SPORTS EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are Eastern. Numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR PBA Flagship Open 4/5

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, Champ Car World Series, Chicago Bulls, Coca-Cola, NBC, Orlando Magic, PBA, PGA Tour, RDV Sports, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/11/97
MASTERS MEDIA NOTES: THE EYE ON THE TIGER

CBS will present the IMG-produced special, "Tiger Woods: Son, Hero, Champion," on Sunday at 3:00pm ET, just before its final round coverage of The Masters. In N.Y., Richard Sandomir reviews the teleca

Tags: CBS, IMG, NBC, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom

04/11/97
HAS SKY FOUND ITS LIMIT? REPORT HAS MURDOCH/PRIMESTAR TALKS

News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch has reportedly spoken to TCI Chair John Malone about an "alternative" to his $1B deal with EchoStar to create a "satellite powerhouse called Sky," according to David Lieb

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

04/10/97
SI FOR WOMEN TO HIT NEWSSTANDS APRIL 21

Sports Illustrated Women/Sport, the 176-page inaugural test issue of SI''s new sports magazine for women, will hit newsstands nationwide on Monday, April 21, with a cover price of $2.95. The Spring ''

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, WNBA

04/10/97
MEDIA NOTES

Cal Ripken, Jr., on his official Web site on CBS SportsLine at http://www.2131.com: "It''s a little intimidating right now. I didn''t have much opportunity to learn about it in school. My daughter is

Tags: CBS, NBA, NHL, Media, Viacom

04/10/97
IT'S THE NEXT BEST THING TO BEING THERE: THE MASTERS ONLINE

With The Masters commencing today, THE DAILY offers a select sampling of what some sports-related World Wide Web sites are offering in the way of tournament coverage. The DAILY also surveyed Masters-s

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Acushnet, General Motors, IBM, Sports Illustrated, Media, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

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