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CORPORATE REPORT: ESPN MAKES THE CASE FOR ITS NEWS CHANNEL

More than 79% of sports fans polled in an ESPN-sponsored survey said "they would be interested in seeing an all-sports- news network from ESPN." ESPN reports that the findings of the sports informatio

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07/16/96
MEDIA NOTES

San Francisco-based GGP announced its "NFL Pre-Season Special" is cleared to air on over 150 TV stations nationwide between August 16 and September 1 (GGP)....Prime Sports Southwest will air a variety

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07/12/96
ACTV TO LAUNCH ON FOX SPORTS WEST; COX GOES INTERACTIVE

Interactive TV programmer ACTV, Inc. launches its first regional programming service this fall on Fox Sports West, the re-named Prime Sports West. It will be available to 4.9 million homes in the L.A.

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

07/12/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: JAGUARS WALKING ON SUNSHINE

The Jaguars and Sunshine Network announced an exclusive regional cable deal. Included in the package are three Jaguars ''96 pre-season games, a live weekly players show on Monday nights during the sea

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Jacksonville Jaguars, Media

07/12/96
MLB ALL-STAR RATINGS WRAP-UP: LOW RATINGS FOR A REASON?

Media writes continued comment on the low ratings for Tuesday''s MLB All-Star Game. The HOUSTON CHRONICLE''s Ed Fowler notes the game''s ratings ran behind re-runs of "Roseanne" in Houston, but blames

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07/12/96
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN''s Bob Ley will examine the current state of sports in Russia in an "Outside the Lines" special airing July 18 at 9:30pm (ESPN)...."Baseball, Minnesota," a 22-part, reality-based series on the li

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07/11/96
UTAH'S ALL JAZZ STATION: TEAM INKS DEAL WITH KCNR

The Jazz signed a multi-year deal with KCNR-Kaysville to be the flagship station of the Jazz Radio Network for all games. The SALT LAKE TRIBUNE''s Jim Fisher notes the deal gives the Jazz "a broader a

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07/11/96
MEDIA NOTES

TBS added Glenn "Doc" Rivers to its NBA analysts team, replacing Danny Ainge (San Antonio EXPRESS-NEWS, 7/11)... Chris McKendry, formerly of ABC''s D.C. affiliate WJLA, has joined ESPN as a "SportsCen

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07/11/96
FTC TO MEET JULY 19 TO DECIDE TIME-WARNER/TBS FATE

The FTC will meet July 19 to decide whether to oppose Time Warner''s deal to buy Turner Broadcasting Systems or accept a negotiated settlement that is in the works (David Lieberman, USA TODAY, 7/11).

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07/11/96
PITTSBURGH-BASED IBL SIGNS PILSON COMMUNICATIONS FOR TV DEAL

In a "bid for respectability for his fledgling International Basketball League," Pittsburgh sports exec Paul Murtha announced the signing of former CBS Sports President Neal Pilson as a TV consultant,

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