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"We won the championship. We're drinking champagne, but we have 14 guys grinding it out at a ballpark trying to watch it on their cell phones. They are the ones missing birthdays and their son's first Little League game" – Nationals President of Baseball Operations & GM Mike Rizzo , ...

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05/02/96
ONLINE REPORT: HEAT JOIN GROWING LIST OF ONLINE TEAMS

The Heat have launched their own team Web site magazine at http://www.nba.com/heat/heatwave. Designed to provide "fun facts and insights" about the team, the site has seven sections. They include: "Ki

Tags: Miami Heat, Media

05/02/96
FIFA SPLIT OVER BIDS FOR RIGHTS TO FUTURE WORLD CUPS

The leadership at FIFA is facing a "boardroom revolt" over its handling of future World Cup marketing and TV rights, according to today''s FINANCIAL TIMES. European members of FIFA''s Executive Commit

Tags: IMG, NBA, NBC, Media, WNBA

05/01/96
TEAM MEDIA REPORT: RAVENS CIRCLING ABOVE RADIO CHOICES

A decision on the Ravens'' local radio carrier is not "immediately forthcoming," according to Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN. Still, Kent reports Infinity (WJFK-AM and WLIF- FM) is vying against Hea

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, ESPN, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, MLS, New England Revolution, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

05/01/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITES OF THE WEEK

Saturday is Derby Day, and if you can''t be in Louisville for this week''s activities, the next best thing may be Virtual Churchill Downs, the tracks Web site. Accessible through both http://www.churc

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., Media

05/01/96
NICKLAUS PRODUCTIONS AND SHELL RETURN WITH WORLD OF GOLF

The second of five head-to-head segments in Shell''s Wonderful World of Golf airs Sunday on ABC at 1:30pm EDT. The event, from Cabo del Sol in Mexico, will pit Jack Nicklaus against Lee Trevino. This

Tags: ABC, Callaway Golf, Dr Pepper/7UP, Nissan, Media, Walt Disney

05/01/96
MEDIA NOTES

Canada''s TSN plans to establish a Vancouver-based sports anchor desk, regardless of the decision of the Canadian Radio- Television and Telecom Commission on the bids of CTV and TSN for a regional spo

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, DirecTV, ESPN, Milwaukee Bucks, NASCAR, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/01/96
HOW WELL WILL MOUSE EARS FIT ON ABC, ESPN?

The future of ABC and ESPN under new Disney management is the focus of an extensive piece by Terry Lefton in the current issue of BRANDWEEK. Lefton writes, "Coming up with cross- promotion ideas is si

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

04/30/96
ABC EYEING GOLD SPONSORS OF '98 WORLD CUP FOR OVER $6M

ABC is seeking seven "gold" sponsorship deals priced around $6M to $6.5M each for its broadcast and cable coverage of the ''98 World Cup, according to Brockinton & Reynolds of INSIDE MEDIA. ABC sent p

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Eastman Kodak, ESPN, MasterCard, McDonalds, Media, Walt Disney

04/30/96
NFL GOES OUTSIDE TO SELL SUNDAY TICKET PACKAGES

The NFL has assigned local ad sales for its DBS Sunday Ticket service to an outside agency, MMmedia, a new unit of New York-based PKO Television, "which is now repositioning the package for advertiser

Tags: NFL, Nielsen, Media

04/30/96
LIFE ON THE HIGHWAY: NEWS FROM CABLE, ONLINE, ETC.

Cable execs are meeting in L.A. this week, as the National Cable TV Association holds its annual trade meeting. CNN''s Larry King hosted Comcast''s Brian Roberts and TBS'' Ted Turner from the conventi

Tags: ABC, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Microsoft, NBA, NBC, PGA Tour, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

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