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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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10/15/96
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10/11/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

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10/11/96
MLB PROVIDES ITS TAKE ON DIVISIONAL SERIES TV RATINGS

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10/11/96
TED CAN CARE FOR TEDDY AS TIME WARNER-TURNER DEAL CLOSES

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10/11/96
MEDIA NOTES

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10/11/96
MLB TV NEWS: RATINGS TALK; DID NBC FORGET TV PARTNERS?

Fox reported a preliminary overnight rating of 9.1/14 for last night''s Cardinals-Braves game, with a high of a 36.3/50 in St. Louis and 32.8/49 in Atlanta. NBC announced a 34-market overall average o

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10/10/96
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