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A source said that A-B InBev is "talking to banks about financing" a potential $122B deal to buy rival SABMiller. The source said that A-B InBev "isn't in active discussions" with SABMiller, but rather is "waiting to line up its financing before making a formal approach." This comes "on the heels of...
Both ESPN and Fox Sports hold press conferences today on the launches of ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net (THE DAILY). ESPNEWS: Michael Hiestand writes in USA TODAY that when ESPNEWS debuts tomorrow, those
NBC and Fox, both experiencing a decrease in their NFL football ratings, continue to question Nielsen Media Research''s sample base, according to Wayne Friedman of INSIDE MEDIA. Giles Lundberg, Fox Se
Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth is studying "legal options" against TCI of South FL because of the cable company''s refusal to put the NHL Panthers'' games on TV by not adding SportsChannel t
America Online "performed an emergency overhaul" yesterday, reorganizing its management and changing its pricing system, according to David Hilzenrath of the WASHINGTON POST. The move will require the
A five-year, $35M deal for Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers rights purchased by WQAM was formally announced yesterday, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. WQAM GM/part- Owner Greg Reed: "We'
ESPN, Inc. signed charter ESPNEWS carriage agreements with affiliates and the new network will launch Friday with more than 1.5 million subscribers, including those served by Marcus Cable and Adelphia
The AP now will carry summaries and short-form box scores for ABL games. AP had earlier said it would carry only scores and standings (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 10/30)....The U.S. Federal Government
Fox reports Game Six of the World Series earned a 19.1/34 rating. The Series average was a 17.4/29 (Fox). REAX: Fox''s World Series ratings helped the network win the weekly ratings for last week''s p
CBS Sports President David Kenin and Senior VP Rick Gentile named Lance Barrow Coordinating Producer, CBS Sports, Golf, beginning in ''97. Barrow joined CBS Sports in ''75 and has served as producer f
An MLB analysis of ratings for their entire postseason showed that 10% more baseball was watched this year than in ''95. MLB Enterprises CEO Greg Murphy: "Any brand in America would be pleased with a