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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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11/11/96
MEDIA NOTES

Since the NFL launched NFL.Com in September, overall traffic on the site has increased more than 40%, according to a league release. On Monday, November 4, NFL.Com recorded more than 100,000 users for

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, NFL, Media, Time Warner

11/11/96
PANTHERS PROWL ON CABLE, FINALLY: SPORTSCHANNEL/TCI INK DEAL

SportsChannel FL and TCI reached a multi-year deal, effective last Friday, to provide SportsChannel FL to TCI''s cable customers in South Florida. Terms were not disclosed (TCI). The agreement, long i

Tags: Media

11/08/96
MEDIA NOTES

AOL yesterday reported a loss of $353.7M in the quarter that ended September 30. The loss, "caused largely" by a one-time charge for past expenses, exceeded all the profits the company had ever report

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, NBA, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Media, Time Warner, TNN, Viacom, YankeeNets

11/08/96
THE SWITCH IS IN: BEARS JUMP FROM WGN TO WMAQ

WMAQ-AM has gained broadcast rights for Bears games for the ''97-99 seasons, ending the team''s 12-year partnership with WGN- AM, according to Michael Hirsley of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. With the deal ann

Tags: Chicago Bears, Media

11/08/96
KENIN'S EXIT TO HELP BRING THE NFL BACK TO BLACK ROCK?

CBS'' dismissal of its sports President David Kenin, so it can reportedly bring in a more experienced negotiator to oversee talks on an NFL deal, "had to have made NFL owners absolutely giddy," accord

Tags: CBS, IMG, NFL, Media, Viacom

11/08/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

The following NFL games failed to sell out this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets (THE DAILY). GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Houston at New Orleans 12:00 NBC Oakland at Tampa Bay 1:00 NB

Tags: NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media

11/08/96
CONSUMERS CASHING ON THE REAL DEAL WITH CABLEVISION OFFER

The Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight is Saturday, live via PPV, by Showtime Entertainment Television (SET). SET took out a full-page ad in this morning''s USA TODAY touting its PPV coverage (USA TOD

Tags: Cablevision, DirecTV, Showtime, Media

11/07/96
WOMEN'S SPORTS ON CAMPUS TARGETS FEMALE COLLEGE ATHLETES

Sports & Fitness Publishing launched a new magazine, Women''s Sports on Campus. The new publication is the first magazine created for female collegiate athletes and active college women in general. Th

Tags: Media

11/07/96
MEDIA NOTES

The DBS industry is profiled by Mark Robichaux of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, who writes "after years of false starts," the DBS industry is giving the cable industry a run for its money." Prices for the

Tags: HBO, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

11/07/96
CABLE WORLD EXAMINES MLB NATIONAL TV RATINGS FOR '96

MLB''s national TV ratings "dropped" again this season, continuing a "long-term slide," according to Alan Breznick of CABLE WORLD. ESPN, TBS and NBC all "suffered rating declines" from last year, and

Tags: ESPN, MLB, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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