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05/01/97
CREATIVE SPORTS GOING TO DISNEY WORLD

ESPN-subsidiary Creative Sports Inc. is moving its headquarters from Charlotte to Orlando within the next two years, according to Erik Spanberg in the BUSINESS JOURNAL OF CHARLOTTE. Industry execs say

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

05/01/97
MEDIA NOTES

American Sports Classics has reached a deal with Fran Healy Productions to create "Legends in the Hall," a series of 60 half-hour programs during the next four years that will feature interviews with

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Denver Broncos, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Oakland Athletics, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/30/97
BROADCASTING & CABLE GOES INSIDE TV SPORTS RIGHTS FEES

The cover story in the current issue of BROADCASTING & CABLE is "TV Sports Rights: Going Once, Twice..." The feature, by Steve McClellan, chronicles the current TV sports landscape, complete with deta

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Indiana Fever, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/30/97
MEDIA NOTES

The Rockets reached agreement on a three-year deal with KPRC-AM to become the team''s flagship radio station starting with the ''98-99 season. The deal ends a ten-year relationship with KTRH. KPRC wil

Tags: ESPN, Acushnet, Houston Rockets, LPGA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney, Yahoo

04/29/97
ESPN MAGAZINE LAUNCH DELAYED AGAIN

ESPN''s magazine "that was supposed to begin competing with Sports Illustrated prior to the start of the football season is having its opening day pushed back," according to a New York Observer report

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

04/29/97
NETWORK NEWS & NOTES: CABLEVISION FILES RESPONSE TO CSN

Cablevision''s response to Classic Sports Network''s (CSN) complaint to the FCC last month, which charged Cablevision with making ownership-for-carriage demands, was made public yesterday, according t

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, DirecTV, Media

04/29/97
NBC OVERNIGHTS FROM NBA ACTION SHOW RATINGS STEADY FROM '96

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s NBA Playoff games on NBC, compared to the first round of the ''96 NBA Playoffs. All times are eastern. The numbers were gathered from NBC. For a comple

Tags: NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media

04/29/97
FOX SPORTS LOOKS TO BRAND OUT INTO APPAREL AND NEW MAGAZINES

Fox Sports "soon will approach major retailers" about establishing branded areas in stores to sell sports merchandise and apparel, according to Chuck Ross of AD AGE. Fox is also "considering" a quarte

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

04/29/97
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Bob Raissman calls NBC''s technical coverage of Michael Jordan''s 55-point game on Sunday "mesmerizing," but adds, "Can''t say the same for the time wasted shooting David Falk during the game

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Miami Marlins, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Arizona Coyotes, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/29/97
NEWS CORP.-ECHOSTAR DEAL ON HOLD DUE TO DECODER DISPUTE

Rupert Murdoch''s $1B bid to purchase EchoStar Communications and turn ASkyB into a "satellite power" is running into "heavy weather," according to Brooks Boliek of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Murdoch''s

Tags: DirecTV, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

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