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11/01/96
NBA NETWORKS LOOKING FOR STRONG RATINGS AGAIN THIS SEASON

The NBA''s national and regional TV carriers are hoping to pick up where they left off "on the ratings front" when the league begins it''s 50th season tonight, according to Alan Breznick of CABLE WORL

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11/01/96
MEDIA NOTES

Combining basic math skills with football, students from 37 schools in nine cities across the country have kicked off competition in the second annual "NFL Math Bowl." Using an educational CD-ROM, NFL

Tags: Fila USA, General Motors, McDonalds, NFL, Media, Wilson Sporting Goods

11/01/96
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! ESPNEWS, FOX SPORTS NET ON THE AIR

ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net are set to launch today, while CNN/SI hits the airwaves December 12. A report in the WALL STREET JOURNAL notes, "While the new networks have ambitious plans to draw young ma

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

11/01/96
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 Carolina at Atlanta 1:00 Fox Houston at Seattle 1:00 NBC Wash

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

11/01/96
CABLEVISION PROPOSES PAY-PER-ROUND FOR TYSON- HOLYFIELD BOUT

Cablevision, with about 3 million cable homes, will allow fans to buy the November 9 Tyson-Holyfield fight for $9.95 per round, up to the retail price of $49.95, according to ESPN''s Bob Ley. Ley: "An

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

10/31/96
MEDIA NOTES

Sunday''s New York City Marathon will be online at Starwave''s Outside Online site, http://outside.starwave. com/events/96nyc/index.html. Racing progress and photos will be available (N.Y. POST, 10/31

Tags: New York Yankees, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/31/96
NEW SPORTS NETWORKS SET TO HIT THE AIRWAVES TOMORROW

Both ESPN and Fox Sports hold press conferences today on the launches of ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net (THE DAILY). ESPNEWS: Michael Hiestand writes in USA TODAY that when ESPNEWS debuts tomorrow, those

Tags: ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

10/31/96
FOX AND NBC TAKE ISSUE WITH NIELSEN'S NEW HOME SAMPLE

NBC and Fox, both experiencing a decrease in their NFL football ratings, continue to question Nielsen Media Research''s sample base, according to Wayne Friedman of INSIDE MEDIA. Giles Lundberg, Fox Se

Tags: NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Media

10/31/96
SOUTH FLORIDIANS CRY OUT TO TCI: THEY WANT THEIR PANTHERS TV

Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth is studying "legal options" against TCI of South FL because of the cable company''s refusal to put the NHL Panthers'' games on TV by not adding SportsChannel t

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10/30/96
AOL RESHUFFLES MANAGEMENT AND PRICING; EYES 7 MILLION MARK

America Online "performed an emergency overhaul" yesterday, reorganizing its management and changing its pricing system, according to David Hilzenrath of the WASHINGTON POST. The move will require the

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