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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 14

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09/30/96
NETWORK NEWS: IS THURSDAY GAME THE TICKET FOR CBS' NFL PLAN?

In Miami, Barry Jackson writes CBS is willing to pay for a Thursday night NFL TV package, but two factors could keep a regular Thursday game from happening. Previous Thursday games did not have "parti

Tags: CBS, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, UPN, Viacom

09/30/96
SPORTSLINE USA RAISES $16M TO EXPAND WEB-BASED OPERATIONS

SportsLine USA CEO Michael Levy said the company has raised $16M in private financing to expand operations through next year, according to Larry Lebowitz of the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. After a co

Tags: Media

09/27/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

The following NFL games failed to sell out this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets (THE DAILY). GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Detroit at Tampa Bay 1:00 Fox St. Louis at Arizona 1:00 Fox

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media

09/27/96
WARM UP THE TV CLICKER: IT'S CLOSE TO PLAYOFF TIME FOR MLB

MLB Playoffs start Tuesday and all playoff games will be shown in their entirety on national or cable TV, according to Bill Fleischman of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. On Tuesday, ESPN will lead off it

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

09/27/96
MEDIA NOTES

The National Sporting Goods Association has a site on the World Wide Web previewing its Expo ''97. It can be accessed at http:www.NSGAChicagoShow.com. Under construction are sites with NSGA''s Buying

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, NFL, R J Reynolds, Sears, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/27/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: ROYALS LAND PRIME TIME DEAL

The Royals have awarded their TV rights for both over-the- air and cable to Prime Sports. The three-year deal, starting next season, has an option for a second three years. In the deal, 80 Royals game

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Cablevision, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Madison Square Garden, MLB, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Islanders, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

09/26/96
SPORTS NETWORK NEWS: WHO WILL BE THE LAST MAN STANDING?

Dow Jones and ITT "plan to announce next week a January launch date for their long-awaited business and sports TV network," according to Angela King of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The new WBIS+ is expected t

Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/26/96
CBS NETWORK NEWS: NETWORK HEARS THE WHISTLE BLOW 500 MILES

CBS Sports and International Speedway Corp. extended their current deal in which CBS will broadcast the Daytona 500 through 2001. As part of the deal, CBS Sports has acquired the rights to broadcast N

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, PepsiCo, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom

09/26/96
MLB NEWS & NOTES: LOCAL RATINGS SHOW BUMP: FOX GETS DODGERS

As pennant races conclude, MLB is "bringing more fans to TV sets ... than they did last season," according to Michael Freeman of MEDIAWEEK. Based on an analysis of local TV ratings to date of the 26 U

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

09/26/96
MEDIA NOTES

The Fox News channel signed deals with Continental Cablevision and Comcast for carriage on the third and fourth largest cable operators (INSIDE MEDIA, 9/26)....The $400,000 cost of a 30-second spot on

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Philadelphia Flyers, Sports Illustrated, Media

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