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Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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08/01/96
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NBC will launch is own sports-specific Web site and CD-ROM division later this year, according to the N.Y. POST. The project has the "code name" NBC SportsScene. Meanwhile, ESPNET''s SportsZone and it

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07/31/96
WEB SITE OF THE WEEK: FLIPPING OUT IN CYBERSPACE

There''s something on the Internet. Though the Olympic gymnastics coverage ended with an exhibition last night, Web browsers can relive the magical moments over and over with sites devoted to Kerri St

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07/31/96
ESPN INCREASES ROLE IN INDIA AND JAPAN

ESPN announced yesterday that ESPN India is now in more than 3.5 million households and is "rapidly growing" since becoming encrypted in May. In another announcement, Japan Sports Channel has been ren

Tags: ESPN, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

07/31/96
MTV EXEC ROSENTHAL TO STAY WITH NETWORK; NO MOVE TO FX

Mark Rosenthal has been named to the new position of President & COO of MTV Networks. Rosenthal, who has been MTV''s Exec VP of Affiliate Sales & Marketing, was in talks with fX "until late Monday" to

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MEDIA NOTES

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

07/30/96
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07/30/96
MEDIA NOTES

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07/30/96
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07/30/96
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