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15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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06/17/97
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Bob Raissman writes on HBO''s telecast of the Oscar de la Hoya-David Kamau fight, adding that, "Maybe HBO didn''t want to open old wounds, but it was disingenuous of Jim Lampley to say Larry

Tags: ABC, ESPN, HBO, MLB, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/17/97
BORNSTEIN'S REMARKS ON MURDOCH DRAW RESPONSE FROM FOX

Criticism of News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch by ABC Sports/ESPN President Steve Bornstein on ABC''s "Nightline" last Thursday night "was unexpected," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. I

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

06/16/97
WAX UP YOUR BOARDS: X-GAMES TO GO ON IN SAN DIEGO

Attorneys for ESPN, the city of San Diego and the Audubon Society have reached a settlement allowing the X- Games to "proceed next week as planned," according to Caitlin Rother in the SAN DIEGO UNION-

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

06/16/97
NHL TEAM MEDIA NEWS: MEDIA EXAMINES BLUES' NEW ROOKIE VOICE

Blues'' Dir of Marketing/PR Jim Woodcock "is prepared to take the heat" for signing Danny Kelly, 23, as the new radio voice of the Blues, according to Tom Wheatley in the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Kell

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, NHL, Media, St. Louis Blues

06/16/97
MEDIA NOTES

"Little League Magazine" will be published by MLB Enterprises. The 52-page magazine, published annually in early June, is supported by 18 sponsors, including Champion Int''l, the official paper suppli

Tags: ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Seattle Mariners, Media, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods, YankeeNets

06/16/97
WHAT ELS COULD NBC HOPE FOR? NBA FINALS, U.S OPEN PANNED

NBC''s coverage of the Bulls-Jazz NBA Finals Game Six on Friday drew an overnight rating of 20.1/35 share, down 4% from the ''96 Bulls-Sonics Game Six, which earned a 20.9/36 on a Sunday night, but up

Tags: Chicago Bulls, ESPN, NBA, NBC, Media, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney, WNBA

06/13/97
RATINGS FROM LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists of ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on FOX regional games were: NYM-CIN; TEX-KC; BAL-CHI; and FLA-COL. The numbers were gathered fro

Tags: ABC, CBS, Champ Car World Series, MLB, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, PBA, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/13/97
MEDIA NOTES

USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke notes the 6.6 rating, or four million viewers, for HBO''s "The Life and Times of the American Basketball Association" was the cable network''s highest-rated documentary in tw

Tags: ESPN, HBO, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/13/97
CBC STANLEY CUP RATINGS UP, BUT NHL SEASON NUMBERS SHOW DROP

In Canada, the CBC''s ratings for the Stanley Cup Finals were up 10% from ''96, with an average audience of two million for the four games in the Finals, compared with 1.8 million in ''96. But for the

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

06/13/97
ARLI$$ IS READY TO SHARE WITH US MORE OF HIS STORIES

Super agent Arliss Michaels returns to the screen for a second year this Saturday on HBO. In the season''s premiere episode, Arliss Michaels Management client, catcher Zack Bowers, can barely get the

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

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