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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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07/24/96
MEDIA NOTES

Motorola subsidiary, Embarc, announced expanded coverage of its "ESPNET To Go" wireless sports service for pages to include coverage of all medal events at the Olympic Games (Motorola)....Former ABC S

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Motorola, Media, Walt Disney

07/24/96
THE CRASH DAVIS SHOW? BULLS EYE TV AS THEY MOVE TO TRIPLE-A

The ascent of the Durham Bulls to Triple-A status may prompt the club to seek greater exposure and revenue through a local TV deal, according to the TRIANGLE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Raleigh-based Capitol Br

Tags: Atlanta Braves, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom

07/24/96
WANT THE REAL DEAL? HOLYFIELD INKS DEAL WITH PRODIGY

Evander Holyfield signed an exclusive deal with Prodigy to promote his upcoming bout with Mike Tyson. The deal will have Holyfield chat with Prodigy members on the last Thursday of each month beginnin

Tags: Media

07/23/96
MSG PREVENTED FROM BLACKING OUT YANKEES OVER CABLE DISPUTE

A New York judge has issued a temporary restraining order that prevents MSG Network from blacking out Yankee games and other programming to 70,000 cable subscribers in Brookhaven and 330,000 others in

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Media

07/23/96
CNN/SI'S MARKET RESEARCH: NO ANNOYING DINNER CALLS?

Sports Illustrated subscribers will be able to express interest in CNN/SI via a reader response card inserted in an issue of the magazine in late summer or early fall. Completed cards will be returned

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

07/23/96
MEDIA NOTES

GOLFWEEK''s Dave Shedloski reports a deal is nearly finalized for the Compaq World Putting Championship by Dave Pelz to be televised on ESPN in a series of six shows over four hours. Walt Disney World

Tags: Chicago Bulls, ESPN, hp, NBA, Media, Walt Disney

07/22/96
CANAL PLUS INKS 10-YEAR FORMULA ONE INTERACTIVE RIGHTS DEAL

Canal Plus has landed exclusive 10-year rights to a pay-per- view "Supersignal" for Formula One racing that will allow subscribers to view digital channels in more than 70 countries in Europe and Lati

Tags: Formula One, Media

07/22/96
TV AND SPORTS FEATURED IN THE CURRENT ECONOMIST

The relationship between sports and TV, is profiled in THE ECONOMIST. The combination of "popularity and immediacy has created a symbiotic relationship between sport and television in which each is ch

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Media

07/22/96
MEDIA NOTES

The Toronto Star has filled the vacancy for a hockey writer left by Bob McKenzie, who went to The Hockey News, by hiring Alan Adams of the Canadian Press. Damien Cox moves from Maple Leafs beat writer

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, Nielsen, Reebok, Media, Time Warner, Toronto Maple Leafs

07/19/96
INDUSTRY MOURNS LOSS OF ABC'S JACK O'HARA

ABC Sports'' Emmy-winning exec producer Jack O''Hara, his wife and their 13-year old daughter were aboard TWA Flight 800 that crashed off Long Island. O''Hara was on his last assignment for the networ

Tags: ABC, Media, Walt Disney

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