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Dierdorf To Serve As Radio Analyst For Univ. Of Michigan Football Games04 / 18 / 14
Pro Football HOFer Dan Dierdorf on Thursday was named color analyst for Univ. of Michigan football radio broadcasts, while longtime analyst Jim Brandstatter will move to the play-by-play role, according to Angelique Chengelis of the DETROIT NEWS. Brandstatter takes over for Frank Beckmann, who "reti...
ABC Sports Exec Producer Jack O''Hara "could be the next to depart in the wake" of the replacement of ABC Sports President Dennis Swanson by ESPN President Steve Bornstein, according to Steve Zipay wr
Lakers star Magic Johnson is heading one of five groups interested in buying KCAL-TV from Disney, and may be targeting the station to create what would be the first "black-oriented broadcast channel."
While companies spent $12.4M in the fourth quarter of ''95 to advertise on the World Wide Web, digital publishers and ad agencies remain at "loggerheads" over how the ads should be priced, according t
SportsChannel Florida is seeking the cable rights to the Lightning, and wants them "so much so that it will offer the team a stake in the channel," according to Michael Katz in this week''s BROADCASTI
Sunoco has agreed to sponsor Victor Livingston''s sports business magazine show on SportsChannel Philadelphia. The show will be known as "Sunoco Presents SportsBiz Today" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 4/12)
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Lon Rosen, the agent for Lakers star Magic Johnson, confirmed that Johnson is part of a group exploring the purchase of Disney-owned KCAL-TV in Los Angeles. Rosen said Johnson "is heading up" the grou
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