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03/11/97
ESPN STEPS UP TO THE PLATE WITH MLB PRODUCTION ENHANCEMENTS

ESPN has added some changes to its production of MLB games, effective with its first broadcast on April 1. The network will provide In-Game Box Scores that will run an up- to-date box score of the gam

Tags: ESPN, MLB, Media, Walt Disney

03/11/97
NFLPA STILL SEARCHING FOR AN OUTLET FOR "THE PLAYERS"

The NFLPA''s Players Inc. and Atlanta-based Kestrel Communication, which will produce a weekly TV series called "The Players," say they have had "serious" talks with a number of cable and broadcast ou

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

03/11/97
MEDIA NOTES

Preliminary overnight ratings show that Sunday''s Bulls- Knicks game on NBC outdrew CBS'' NCAA men''s basketball selection show. The Bulls-Knicks pulled in a 9.7, compared to a 7.9 "NBA on NBC" rating

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Chicago Bulls, ESPN, NBA, NBC, NCAA, New York Knicks, Nike, PBA, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/10/97
ESPN, FOX SPORTS NET TO INCREASE USE OF VIRTUAL SIGNAGE

ESPN and Fox Sports Net are giving virtual advertising "two votes of confidence" as the networks will use the technology during Arena Football and tennis broadcasts, according to Terry Lefton of BRAND

Tags: AFL, ATP, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, PVI, Media, Walt Disney

03/10/97
MEDIA NOTES

The NCAA''s Internet home page was hacked Sunday and replaced with racial slurs. Internet officials were able to divert web surfers to the proper page (AP/DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 3/10)....Packers Coach M

Tags: BSkyB, Dallas Stars, Formula One, Green Bay Packers, NCAA, Southwest Sports Group, Media

03/07/97
FINAL NETWORK RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S SPORTS EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. Regional programming indicated with (^). The numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT

Tags: ABC, CBS, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nissan, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/07/97
NETWORK NEWS & NOTES: FOX SPORTS WEST INKS DIRECTV DEAL

Fox Sports West 2 and DirecTV have reached a distribution agreement to launch the RSN on DirecTV''s programming line-up beginning March 28 (FSW). In L.A., Larry Stewart notes the "deal gives frustrate

Tags: ABC, DirecTV, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

03/07/97
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN''S and ESPN2''s MLS schedule will include 35 live regular-season and playoff matches, with coverage beginning March 22 (ESPN)....ESPN''s first NASCAR Winston Cup race of ''97, the NASCAR Winston

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, General Motors, MLS, NASCAR, PBA, R J Reynolds, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/07/97
CHISOX, MARINERS AND A'S LEAD THE WAY FOR FX/FOX SPORTS NET

FX and Fox Sports Net released its telecast schedule for the first half of their inaugural season of MLB coverage, which includes Monday and Thursday night games. FX''s Monday night lineup and Fox Spo

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies, Miami Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, YankeeNets

03/07/97
TALK RADIO TAKEN TO TASK IN WIP DISPUTE WITH THE FLYERS

Flyers Chair Ed Snider''s decision to sue sports-talk radio WIP-AM and host Craig Carton for saying Flyer Eric Lindros was suspended for a game for being hungover "took the broadcast industry by surpr

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia Flyers, Media

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