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The W New York will host the 15th annual Taste of Tennis Gala ahead of the U.S. Open. Headlining the event are  Serena Williams and chef Masaharu Morimoto . Other participating tennis players include  Venus Williams , Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and the Bryan Brothers .&nb...

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THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

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

10/11/96
MLB PROVIDES ITS TAKE ON DIVISIONAL SERIES TV RATINGS

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Tags: ESPN, MLB, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

10/11/96
TED CAN CARE FOR TEDDY AS TIME WARNER-TURNER DEAL CLOSES

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, News Corp./Fox, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

10/11/96
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, HBO, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/11/96
MLB TV NEWS: RATINGS TALK; DID NBC FORGET TV PARTNERS?

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/10/96
NIELSEN RATINGS: FOX NLCS GAME 1 OVERNIGHTS

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/10/96
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Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media

10/10/96
A CHILD SHALL LEAD THEM: NBC/FOX OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

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Tags: ABC, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, CBS, MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

10/10/96
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NBA, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

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NEWSPORT MAKES CHANGES IN FACE OF NEW COMPETITION

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

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