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06/11/96
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06/10/96
MEDIA NOTES

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06/10/96
TEAM MEDIA REPORT: RED SOX BOLSTER THEIR MEDIA BULLPEN

The Red Sox "are so intent on stemming the fall of their TV rights value that they''ve hired highly successful negotiator Barry Frank," according to a report in Saturday''s BOSTON HERALD. Frank heads

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Detroit Lions, IMG, MLB, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, News Corp./Fox, Media, YankeeNets

06/10/96
ARUM PROJECTS CHAVEZ-DE LA HOYA TO SET NEW RECORD

Based on early indications, promoter Bob Arum projects that Friday''s fight between Oscar De La Hoya and Julio Cesar Chavez, telecast on closed circuit rather than pay-per-view, will gross more than t

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06/10/96
ESPN TO TAKE ITS BRAND NAME OUT ON THE ROAD

ESPN has granted the Connecticut Sports Museum and hall of Fame the licensed use of the ESPN name, brand and logo in the development of a "Sports and Technology Center" in downtown Hartford. According

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06/10/96
WEEKEND TV WRAP-UP: NETWORKS BATTLE THAT SWEEPING FEELING

USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand notes, with both the NBA and NHL Finals at 3-0, analysts for the networks involved with each were beginning to write both series off. Hiestand also called CNBC''s post-ga

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06/07/96
NBC GETS A SLAM DUNK WITH NBA FINALS GAME ONE VIEWERSHIP

NBC''s telecast of Game 1 of the 1996 NBA Finals was the most-watched Game 1 in NBA Finals history. According to NBC, the game hit an audience of 48 million viewers, topping the previous high of 46 mi

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06/07/96
MEDIA NOTES

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06/07/96
LEAGUES GET THEIR CUT FROM SUPERSTATION LICENSING POOL

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