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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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07/10/96
NEW BOWL ALLIANCE COULD HAVE ABC/ESPN COMING UP ROSES

The Rose Bowl could join the new football bowl alliance which would be televised solely by ABC, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. "Spurred by an ABC initiative with ESPN backing," the six confer

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/10/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITES OF THE WEEK: LONG AND SHORT OF ATLANTA

This week''s Web review looks at some of the tallest Olympians -- 7''1", 301-pound Shaquille O''Neal -- and some of the smallest -- 4''6", 72-pound Dominique Moceanu. USA Basketball''s site, at http:/

Tags: Media

07/10/96
ALL STAR RATINGS: EARLY OVERNIGHTS SHOW A 14.0/24

Early media reviews of NBC''s coverage of the MLB All-Star Game were generally positive. In Philadelphia, Bill Fleischman give NBC an A for a "smooth telecast" and strong announcing by Bob Costas, Joe

Tags: MLB, NBC, Nielsen, Media

07/09/96
NETWORK NEWS & NOTES: FROM THE WORLD OF RUPERT MURDOCH

News Corp. is considering selling stock in its children''s programming operations, according to sources cited by the N.Y. TIMES. Separately, Fox and Liberty have been considering selling a stake in Fo

Tags: BSkyB, Cablevision, DirecTV, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media

07/09/96
RAVENS DEALS COULD CHANGE FACE OF BALTIMORE BROADCASTING

The Ravens'' recently announced TV and radio deals have "touched off" speculation on announcers, but also on the potential ramifications for other aspects of the Baltimore sports media landscape. The

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Comcast-Spectacor, Media

07/09/96
LOCAL BROADCAST STATIONS NOT FEELING SO BLUE IN ST. LOUIS

While Prime Sports-Midwest''s new deal with the Blues gives it the exclusive broadcast rights for up to 65 regular season games, the cable network plans to only carry a select number of contests, acco

Tags: Media, St. Louis Blues

07/09/96
PAY-PER-VIEW HITS THE GRIDIRON NORTH OF THE BOARDER

Beginning with Thursday night''s game between the Argonauts and the Blue Bombers, Viewer''s Choice Canada, which has provided pay-per-view coverage of boxing and wrestling, will air two CFL games for

Tags: CFL, Detroit Lions, Media

07/09/96
MEDIA NOTES

Jim Hunter will interview both acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr during CBS Radio''s All-Star Game pre-game coverage tonight (MLB)....ESPN will introduce ESPN GamePlan t

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Dallas Stars, ESPN, MLB, MLS, News Corp./Fox, Southwest Sports Group, Media, UPN, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/09/96
ARE CBS AND USA STILL MASTERS OF AUGUSTA'S DOMAIN?

In the current issue of GOLFWEEK, media columnist Dave Shedloski answers the rhetorical question, "Who will televise the next Masters?" by concluding: "As long as the sun comes up, anything is possibl

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBC, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/08/96
NETWORK NEWS & NOTES: HILL CLIMBING AT FOX?

Reports of restructuring News Corp.''s Fox TV unit include one scenario in which Fox Sports President David Hill takes "a very senior position at Fox TV that would include oversight of all Fox-owned"

Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

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