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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

Our latest news feed will be delivered directly to your in-box every Saturday morning. SportsBusiness Saturday will provide insight into the week that was, show you what’s trending in the industry and provide links to our most-read stories of the week across SportsBusiness Daily/Journal/Global. It w...

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IF YOU NEED GRIDIRON FILLIN', PLAYERS INC HAS MATT MILLEN

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Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media

08/28/96
SPORTSLINE LOOKS TO SET THEMSELVES APART WITH RADIO LAUNCH

SportsLine USA, the Ft. Lauderdale-based sports on-line service, launched their all-sports radio station on the Internet. Initially, the station will provide 20 hours of live programming each week bef

Tags: Media

08/28/96
MEDIA NOTES

MLB Giants announcer Hank Greenwald will step down after the season. He has been with the Giants 16 years, and has covered the Yankees and NBA Warriors (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 8/28)....In Chicago, Geo

Tags: ATT, Golden State Warriors, NBA, New York Yankees, Sacramento Kings, San Francisco Giants, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

08/28/96
WARNER BROS. HOPE MOVIES FANS READY TO "JAM" IN NOVEMBER

VARIETY examines Warner Bros. marketing strategy for the animated, "Space Jams," starring Michael Jordan, to be released November 15. The studio is hoping the movie will bring in $1B in merchandising,

Tags: NBA, Nike, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

08/28/96
NFL CONTRACT TALK: CBS POISED TO RECOVER ANY NETWORK FUMBLE

With the NFL''s current $4.4B TV deal set to expire after the ''97 season, VARIETY''s Gary Levin writes CBS will "no doubt try to claw their way" into the mix, "as long as it doesn''t get gouged too b

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/27/96
WEEKEND TV RATINGS: O' NELLIE, COLLEGE FOOTBALL RETURNS

College football opened over the weekend and Saturday''s ABC''s coverage of the Pigskin Classic featuring BYU and Texas A&M earned a Nielsen preliminary overnight rating of a 4.0 and 12 share. Top mar

Tags: ABC, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

08/27/96
TNT GOES FOR AN OSCAR IN HOLLYWOOD-ESQUE IN NFL PROMOS

TNT''s new $20M-plus promo for its NFL coverage "revs up this week" and will include a "mix of image and tune-in sports linked by splashy, Hollywood-like production values," according to Jeff Jensen o

Tags: NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

08/27/96
MEDIA NOTES

In Washington, all-sports WTEM-AM was bought by Dallas-based Chancellor Broadcasting. Chancellor owns all-sports stations in Cincinnati and Minneapolis and paid $375M for Colfax Communications, WTEM''

Tags: ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, New Jersey Devils, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

08/27/96
GROUP W PRESIDENT SAYS OPTIONS REMAIN ON HTS FUTURE

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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom

08/26/96
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Advertising on the World Wide Web is expected to total $110M this year but on-line ads could be worth almost $2B by 2000, according to Hal Kahn of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. The first "beneficiaries o

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