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ESPN To Broadcast NFL Wild Card Playoff Game, NBC Gets Divisional Round Matchup

04 / 22 / 14

ESPN will carry an NFL Wild Card playoff game this season, marking the first time an NFL postseason game will move off broadcast TV. ESPN has committed to pay $100M per season to carry the game, sources said. ESPN says the NFL exercised an option to move one Wild Card game to cable starting this sea...

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01/17/96
MEDIA NOTES

The CBA and the Midgard Radio Group announced they have reached a two-year deal to broadcast CBA Radio Network programming for the remainder of ''95-96. The deal includes 25 regular season games to be

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, DirecTV, NBA, NHL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Washington Capitals

01/17/96
FUEL FOR BOB DOLE'S TIME WARNER ATTACKS? CYBERSWIMSUITS

Sports Illustrated''s annual swimsuit edition will debut on the internet and CompuServe Monday at 8:00pm EDT. It can be accessed by Time Warner''s Web site at http://pathfinder. com/si and on CompuSer

Tags: NBC, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

01/17/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITES OF THE WEEK

The NHL is in Boston this week, culminating with the All- Star Game at the FleetCenter on Saturday. On the Internet, there isn''t too much in the way of previews of the game (yet), but there is plenty

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

01/17/96
RAYCOM PARENT COMPANY MAY BE FOR SALE

Ellis Communications, the company which owns Charlotte-based Raycom Inc., is considering putting itself up for sale, according to David Mildenberg of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Ellis, which is based in A

Tags: Media

01/17/96
NFL'S SUPER BOWL WEB SITE GOES ALL OUT FOR THE BIG GAME

The NFL will offer online commentary and analysis during Super Bowl XXX on its Web site, with Jeff Hostetler, Randy Cross and former Cowboys exec Gil Brandt providing content. The site will also featu

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Media

01/17/96
NHL ALL-STAR RADIO ACTION TO GO GLOBAL

NHL Radio will broadcast the All-Star game worldwide on Saturday night, including on Armed Forces Radio in Bosnia, where American and Canadian troops are stationed. In the U.S. and Canada, over 150 st

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01/16/96
NFL TESTING CHILDREN SHOWS TO AIR IN FALL

The NFL is testing six TV concepts aimed at kids "with plans to choose one to launch on Saturday morning or weekday afternoon on network TV in the fall," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The league

Tags: ABC, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

01/16/96
GOLF DIGEST TO OWN PLANNED GOLF COMMUNITY IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Golf Digest magazine and WCI Communities Limited Partnership, a property developer, announced plans for a golf course community that will "feature South Florida''s first championship golf teaching fac

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01/16/96
TURNER READY TO PROPOSE ALL-SPORTS NETWORK TO DIRECTORS

TBS Chair Ted Turner is "actively exploring" a 24-hour sports news network to compete against ESPN, according to sources cited in ADVERTISING AGE. A plan could be proposed to the TBS Board during thei

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/16/96
TIME WARNER FILES SUIT BETWEEN ROCK AND A HARD PLACE

Time Warner has filed an action in U.S. District Court in New York, "seeking a declaratory judgement" that its contract with heavyweight Riddick Bowe and his manager Rock Newman is "still valid," acco

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