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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 14

The Univ. of Bridgeport named Associate AD/Business & Compliance ANTHONY VITTI  interim AD ( UB )....Black Hills State Univ. promoted Administrative Assistant COLLEEN MISCHKE  to Assistant AD & Senior Woman Administrator ( BHSU ). Do you have an executive announcement? If so, ...

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10/01/96
MEDIA NOTES

Preliminary overnight ratings for the weekend: NFL on NBC received a 12.5 while Fox''s doubleheader earned a 12.1. NBC''s Ohio State-Notre Dame got a 7.3. Fox MLB coverage had a 4.3 (USA TODAY, 10/1).

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

09/30/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: FLYERS OFFER PACKAGE TO LOCAL OPERATORS

The Flyers were unable to reach a one-year deal with Prism/SportsChannel and are now offering their package of 46 regular-season games directly to area cable operators, according to Bill Fleischman of

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Comcast-Spectacor, Continental Airlines, Madison Square Garden, New Jersey Devils, New York Knicks, Philadelphia Flyers, Seattle Mariners, Media, YankeeNets

09/30/96
MEDIA NOTES

Former Twin Kirby Puckett will do commentary on up to three playoff games for ESPN, and reportedly has been offered a deal to work as a color commentator next season. (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 9/30).

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Ticketmaster, Walt Disney

09/30/96
THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: ESPN INKS PUBLISHING DEAL

ESPN Enterprises will begin to publish a line of sports books next year in conjunction with Disney''s Hyperion line, according to CABLE WORLD. ESPN Enterprises VP Richard Glover declined to say whethe

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

09/30/96
NETWORK NEWS: IS THURSDAY GAME THE TICKET FOR CBS' NFL PLAN?

In Miami, Barry Jackson writes CBS is willing to pay for a Thursday night NFL TV package, but two factors could keep a regular Thursday game from happening. Previous Thursday games did not have "parti

Tags: CBS, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, UPN, Viacom

09/30/96
SPORTSLINE USA RAISES $16M TO EXPAND WEB-BASED OPERATIONS

SportsLine USA CEO Michael Levy said the company has raised $16M in private financing to expand operations through next year, according to Larry Lebowitz of the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. After a co

Tags: Media

09/27/96
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 Detroit at Tampa Bay 1:00 Fox St. Louis at Arizona 1:00 Fox

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media

09/27/96
WARM UP THE TV CLICKER: IT'S CLOSE TO PLAYOFF TIME FOR MLB

MLB Playoffs start Tuesday and all playoff games will be shown in their entirety on national or cable TV, according to Bill Fleischman of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. On Tuesday, ESPN will lead off it

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

09/27/96
MEDIA NOTES

The National Sporting Goods Association has a site on the World Wide Web previewing its Expo ''97. It can be accessed at http:www.NSGAChicagoShow.com. Under construction are sites with NSGA''s Buying

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, NFL, R J Reynolds, Sears, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/27/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: ROYALS LAND PRIME TIME DEAL

The Royals have awarded their TV rights for both over-the- air and cable to Prime Sports. The three-year deal, starting next season, has an option for a second three years. In the deal, 80 Royals game

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Cablevision, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Madison Square Garden, MLB, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Islanders, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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