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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14

Bulls C Joakim Noah and his youth-focused Noah’s Arc Foundation will hold a press conference this morning at a Chicago community center to provide new tactics to combat gun violence. The Reds HOF & Museum in Cincinnati today will open an exhibit titled “Rosie Reds – 50th An...

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04/22/96
NFL DRAFT NOTES: FROM KEYSHAWN JOHNSON TO MR. IRRELEVANT

USA TODAY''s Michael Heistand writes of ESPN''s two-day, 17- hour NFL Draft coverage: "TV sports'' answer to the Jerry Lewis telethon is better evaluated by the ton: By that measure, ESPN delivered" (

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

04/22/96
MEDIA NOTES

In a "Viewpoint" piece in yesterday''s N.Y. TIMES, Walter Staab, President of SFM Media Corp., makes the case for "modified competition" for Nielsen through a regular bidding process (N.Y. TIMES, 4/21

Tags: Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Fila USA, Montreal Canadiens, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Walt Disney

04/22/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: FOX FORCES BLUES' PPV HAND EARLY

Since Fox chose to go with games in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Detroit, all Top 10 markets, the Blues debuted their pay-per-view plan last night "a few days earlier than could have been the c

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Comcast-Spectacor, Houston Astros, Miami Dolphins, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, St. Louis Blues, YankeeNets

04/22/96
MURDOCH EYES RIGHTS FOR WORLD CUP, BRITISH OPEN

Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. "is about to make a multi- billion dollar bid for the world broadcasting rights for the World Cup finals in 2002 and 2006," according to FINANCIAL TIMES. The move is seen

Tags: IMG, News Corp./Fox, Media

04/22/96
BELLE TAKES AIM AT ANOTHER MEMBER OF THE MEDIA

Indians VP of Public Relations Bob DiBiasio said the team has informed the AL of another incident involving Albert Belle and a member of the media. Tony Tomsic, a photographer for Sports Illustrated w

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

04/19/96
MEDIA NOTES

In recognition of the "staggering array of broadcast rights the company has amassed across all the major sporting events," NBC Sports was awarded an INSIDE MEDIA 1995 Media Leadership Award. NBC Sport

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBC, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

04/19/96
NFL DRAFT COVERAGE: MEL KIPER SR. MUST BE SO PROUD

ESPN and ESPN2 will cover the NFL draft with 17 hours of combined coverage tomorrow and Sunday. Chris Berman hosts on Saturday, Mike Tirico on Sunday, with analyst Mel Kiper Jr. returning for his 13th

Tags: ESPN, MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

04/19/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: ROCKETS GO FOR PAY-PER-PLAYOFF VIEW

For the sixth time in eight seasons, Rockets home playoff games for the first three rounds will be available only on Special Order Sports, the PPV arm of Prime Sports, according to this morning''s HOU

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Chicago Bears, Houston Rockets, Madison Square Garden, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, YankeeNets

04/19/96
ONLINE REPORT: NASCAR LOADS PRODIGY ON ITS HARD- DRIVE

NASCAR has announced it has officially signed a deal with Prodigy to make the online service an "Officially Licensed Internet Service Provider." Under the license, Prodigy will distribute 2 million so

Tags: NASCAR, NFL, Oakland Raiders, R J Reynolds, Southwest Airlines, Media

04/19/96
ESPN'S "OUTSIDE THE LINES" TO TACKLE ATHLETE MARKETING

On Monday, April 22, ESPN will air "Outside the Lines: Sports, Inc.," a look at the marketing of top athletes. Features will include: Brett Haber on Michael Jordan; Dr. Jerry Punch on Dale Earnhardt;

Tags: ESPN, IMG, Media, Walt Disney

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