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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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04/01/96
ESPN SCRAMBLES TO REPLACE POSTPONED OPENERS

With the Yankees-Indians opener postponed due to rain and snow, both CBS Radio and ESPN were forced to cancel their 1:00pm games. CBS will not air a replacement, but ESPN -- which had the Phillies-Roc

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, CBS, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

04/01/96
NCAA DOWN TO THE FINAL TWO: COVERING CBS' COVERAGE

Overnight ratings for CBS'' coverage of Saturday''s NCAA men''s basketball semifinals show a 9.2 rating and a 20 share for Syracuse-Mississippi State at 5:30pm EST, and a 12.3 rating and a 22 share fo

Tags: CBS, NCAA, Nielsen, Media, Viacom

04/01/96
MEDIA NOTES

Chicago''s WGN-AM has signed a three-year deal with Northwestern to broadcast the school''s football and Big 10 basketball games. WGN officials are still in negotiations with DePaul about renewing a d

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Microsoft, MLS, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs, Walt Disney

04/01/96
NO MAS FOR THE NFL ON FOX -- LIVE FROM TIJUANA

A federal Appeals Court in Washington on Friday ruled that the FCC misinterpreted NAFTA requirements in granting Fox a permit to allow Tijuana''s XETV to transmit Fox programming into the San Diego ar

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media

03/29/96
ONLINE NEWS AND NOTES

In conjunction with the club''s 35th anniversary, the Astros will unveil an official Web site Opening Day. The site will include ticket, merchandise, promotional information, trivia contests and chat

Tags: Detroit Lions, Houston Astros, NCAA, Media

03/29/96
MEDIA NOTES

More on the FoxTrax enhanced puck system: The puck will also be visible along the boards, with an X-ray effect that allows for the appearance of a simulated puck as opposed to just an empty glow (CP/M

Tags: CBS, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Twins, NBC, Nielsen, Media, Viacom

03/29/96
FX ADDS COLLEGE FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL TO SPORTS LINEUP

Beginning in September, fX will break into college sports, airing NCAA Div. I college football on Saturday nights. The network will add Div. I college basketball in January to be aired on Thursdays. F

Tags: Cablevision, NCAA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media

03/29/96
ESPN LEADS PACK WITH 31 SPORTS EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

The ''95 Sports Emmys will be presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences April 22 at New York''s Marriott Marquis Hotel. The number of nomination, as broken down by broadcast an

Tags: ABC, AFL, CBS, ESPN, HBO, Marriott, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Showtime, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/29/96
THE ONLY THING HIGHER THAN FINAL FOUR TIX PRICE: MEDIA HYPE

CBS will air a 90-minute pregame show before tipoff of the NCAA basketball semifinals on Saturday. Guest analysts will include Duke''s Mike Krzyzewski, UCLA''s Jim Harrick, Utah''s Rick Majerus and G.

Tags: CBS, NBA, NCAA, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom

03/29/96
HERE'S THE PITCH...BASEBALL BROADCAST NEWS & NOTES

Brewers officials say they "are close" to a deal for a cable TV package. In Milwaukee, Bob Wolfley reports it''s believed the club has worked out a package with Group W Satellite Communications to car

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Milwaukee Brewers, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

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