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Tags: ESPN, IMG, Media, Walt Disney

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

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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

04/18/96
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3Com, sponsors of S.F.''s 3Com park, launched an Internet competition -- the 3Com "Triple Crown Challenge" --designed to encourage online learning. Students use the Web and the 3Com Park Web page to a

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Media

04/18/96
DON'T SHED A TIER FOR RSN'S MOVING TO EXPANDED BASIC

The repositioning of several regional sports networks from pay to expanded basic cable services is examined in the latest issue of BROADCASTING & CABLE. Rich Brown reports, "More and more cable system

Tags: Media

04/18/96
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: CBS, ESPN, Minnesota Wild, MLB, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/18/96
FROM WAY DOWNTOWN, BANG! NEW SPORTSCENTER SPOTS READY TO GO

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Tags: ESPN, Nike, Media, Walt Disney

04/18/96
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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Indians, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

04/17/96
REPORTER RESPONDS TO BAN BY FIGURE SKATING ASSOCIATION

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Tags: ABC, Media, USOC, Walt Disney

04/17/96
CANADIAN BROADCASTERS GRIPE OVER NHL PLAYOFF SCHEDULE

Charles Ohayon, Programming Dir for Radio-Canada, the CBC''s French-language TV network, "blasted" the NHL yesterday for "bowing to pressure" from Fox and scheduling Canadiens games on Sunday afternoo

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Montreal Canadiens, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media

04/17/96
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