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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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MEDIA NOTES

HBO Exec Producer Ross Greenburg, who reportedly discussed taking the Exec Producer position at ABC Sports, is staying at HBO. USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke says ABC''s "prime" candidate is now ESPN Senio

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., ESPN, HBO, Jacksonville Jaguars, MLB, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/17/96
FTC DECISION LOOMS IN TIME WARNER-TURNER MERGER

The AP is reporting this morning that the FTC has given preliminary agreement to the Turner-Time Warner merger (THE DAILY). This morning, USA TODAY''s David Lieberman had reported the "smart money" wa

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07/17/96
THE WNBA: A LEAGUE WITH NO PLAYERS, BUT THREE TV PARTNERS

The WNBA announced cable TV deals with ESPN and Lifetime Television. The league, scheduled to being in June ''97, already has a deal with NBC. Both ESPN and Lifetime will air one live weeknight game p

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NBC, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

07/17/96
WEB SITE OF THE WEEK: MLS IS WORTH ITS WAIT IN GOALS

The MLS only recently unveiled its official Web site at http://www.mlsnet.com, but for surfing soccer fans, it may be worth the wait. The site combines sharp graphics and photos with information varyi

Tags: MLS, Media

07/17/96
MEDIA NOTES

News Corp. is looking to acquire New World Communications for about $2.4B. The purchase of New World''s 10 TV stations, all Fox affiliates, would make News Corp. the biggest station owner in the U.S.,

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media

07/16/96
BECKETT PUBLICATIONS TO TAP NEW MARKET

Beckett Publications, known for its sports collecting magazines and price guides, will enter the vintage cards and collectibles market in August when the first issue of Beckett Vintage Sports hits new

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TEAM MEDIA REPORT: MAVS SIGN NEW BROADCAST DEAL

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Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Southwest Sports Group, Media

07/16/96
CORPORATE REPORT: ESPN MAKES THE CASE FOR ITS NEWS CHANNEL

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Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/16/96
MEDIA NOTES

San Francisco-based GGP announced its "NFL Pre-Season Special" is cleared to air on over 150 TV stations nationwide between August 16 and September 1 (GGP)....Prime Sports Southwest will air a variety

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bulls, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLS, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Nike, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

07/12/96
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Interactive TV programmer ACTV, Inc. launches its first regional programming service this fall on Fox Sports West, the re-named Prime Sports West. It will be available to 4.9 million homes in the L.A.

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

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