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Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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10/22/96
MEDIA NOTES

Virtual advertising was examined by ABC''s Armen Keteyian, who notes virtual ads "will almost certainly revolutionize" the $17B a year global sports TV market. Princeton Video Image Inc. spokesperson

Tags: ABC, ESPN, HBO, PVI, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/22/96
ESPN TO ENTER WEEKLY MAGAZINE MARKET AND COMPETE WITH SI

Walt Disney, Hearst Corp. and Petersen Publishing Co. are "discussing a partnership" that would combine their "considerable clout" to launch a weekly, ESPN-branded competitor to SI next year, accordin

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/21/96
ESPN GOES BOARDING: LOOKS TO SHRED MARKET AROUND SNOW SPORT

ESPN has created "a network-branded, marketing/media program called ESPN Snowboarding," according to Langdon Brockinton of INSIDE MEDIA. The two major components are "a new pro event titled the FreeRi

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

10/21/96
STATS AND MOTOROLA PREPARE APPEAL IN ONLINE NEWS BATTLE

Stats Inc. and Motorola, manufacturers and distributors of the Sports Trax pagers, are "appealing an injunction against the dissemination" of NBA scores issued by Judge Loretta Preska, according to La

Tags: Motorola, NBA, NBC, Media, Time Warner

10/21/96
MEDIA NOTES

The NBA will increase its presence on the World Wide Web and debut a new version of its NBA.com on October 29, with revamped bios updated daily. The NBA will also unveil "completely revamped sites for

Tags: Atlanta Braves, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Time Warner

10/18/96
MEDIA NOTES

Fox Sports'' $50M lawsuit for breach of contract against the Bullets, Caps and Orioles may have been filed to give Fox leverage in persuading Home Team Sports to become one of its Fox Sports Net affil

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

10/18/96
TNT'S "FOOTBALL AMERICA": BETTER THAN NECESSARY ROUGHNESS!

TNT''s "Football America," debuts tonight at 8:00pm ET. In Tampa, Carter Gaddis writes, "It is a moving tribute and strong evidence that football, not basketball and certainly not baseball, is the nat

Tags: NFL, Media, TBS/TNT

10/18/96
FOX GETS ITS WISH: YANKEES-BRAVES SET TO START SATURDAY

Last night''s Game Seven of the Cardinals-Braves on Fox drew a 11.0/17 preliminary overnight rating according to Nielsen Sports Marketing. Fox reports a 11.5/17 preliminary overnight (THE DAILY). Fox

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

10/18/96
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 New England at Indianapolis 12:00 NBC Tampa Bay at Arizona 1:

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

10/18/96
LEWD AS SHE WANTS TO BE: BABE'S BOOK CAUSES CONTROVERSY?

ESPN''s Fabulous Sports Babe, Nanci Donnellan, has "thoroughly embarrassed" ESPN with her new book, "The Babe in Boyland" and "may have written herself right out of her job" as an on-air personality f

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

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