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10/30/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: WQAM DEAL DONE; CELTS LEFT OUT IN COLD?

A five-year, $35M deal for Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers rights purchased by WQAM was formally announced yesterday, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. WQAM GM/part- Owner Greg Reed: "We'

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Miami Dolphins, Media

10/30/96
ESPNEWS MAKES CARRIAGE TO REACH 1.5 MILLION HOMES

ESPN, Inc. signed charter ESPNEWS carriage agreements with affiliates and the new network will launch Friday with more than 1.5 million subscribers, including those served by Marcus Cable and Adelphia

Tags: ATT, ESPN, General Motors, HBO, News Corp./Fox, Sears, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/30/96
MEDIA NOTES

The AP now will carry summaries and short-form box scores for ABL games. AP had earlier said it would carry only scores and standings (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 10/30)....The U.S. Federal Government

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media

10/30/96
WORLD SERIES FINAL NUMBER: 17.4/29 OVER SIX GAMES

Fox reports Game Six of the World Series earned a 19.1/34 rating. The Series average was a 17.4/29 (Fox). REAX: Fox''s World Series ratings helped the network win the weekly ratings for last week''s p

Tags: MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, YankeeNets

10/29/96
CBS NAMES BARROW GOLF COORDINATING PRODUCER

CBS Sports President David Kenin and Senior VP Rick Gentile named Lance Barrow Coordinating Producer, CBS Sports, Golf, beginning in ''97. Barrow joined CBS Sports in ''75 and has served as producer f

Tags: CBS, ESPN, LPGA, NBC, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/29/96
MLB TOUTS 10% INCREASE IN POSTSEASON VIEWERSHIP

An MLB analysis of ratings for their entire postseason showed that 10% more baseball was watched this year than in ''95. MLB Enterprises CEO Greg Murphy: "Any brand in America would be pleased with a

Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, Cleveland Indians, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Media, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, Viacom

10/29/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: WQAM INKS HUIZENGA'S CARTEL FOR $35M

In the "most lucrative and significant sports radio deal in South Florida history," WQAM has agreed to pay more than $35M for broadcast rights to the Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers for the next five y

Tags: CFL, Miami Marlins, Indiana Pacers, Miami Dolphins, MLB, New Orleans Pelicans, News Corp./Fox, Media, Toronto Blue Jays

10/29/96
IT'S COMING FRIDAY: ESPNEWS SETS FOR LAUNCH

ESPNEWS, the third domestic sports network from ESPN, will aim to "ride the coattails" of its "two older brothers" to success, according to Alan Breznick of CABLE WORLD. ESPN Exec VP Sales/Marketing G

Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

10/29/96
MEDIA NOTES

Ahmad Rashad will host "NBA Special: The Greatest Ever," this Saturday on NBC. He will be joined by Marv Albert to present the NBA''s 50 Greatest Players. Albert will then moderate a round-table discu

Tags: ABC, Acushnet, NBA, NBC, Media, Walt Disney

10/28/96
ESPN NEWS & NOTES: NETWORK PROFILED IN CHICAGO TRIBUNE

The "branding" of ESPN is examined by Tim Jones in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE, who notes, "ESPN has become to the sports world what CNN is to news. Because of its never-ending coverage of sports, it is widel

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

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