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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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01/31/96
THE MONUMENT TO MASCULINITY: A MEN'S JOURNAL TV SHOW ON ESPN

Men''s Journal is formulating plans for a TV show based on the magazine which will run weekly on ESPN. The show "will take viewers on athletically voyeuristic trips featuring challenging outdoor sport

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, ESPN, Nike, Media, Walt Disney

01/31/96
MEDIA NOTES

STATS Inc. has launched a new information section on America Online. The section, "Pro Basketball Center by STATS," follows a similar section on pro football. STATS'' AOL site will soon include baseba

Tags: IBM, NBA, Nike, PGA Tour, Media, Time Warner

01/31/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITES OF THE WEEK

It''s Super Show time again, and with sports execs setting their sights from Phoenix to Atlanta -- our weekly Web browser focuses on the Show''s organizer and some key exhibitors. (1) The SGMA can be

Tags: Reebok, Russell Athletic, SGMA, Media, Washington Nationals

01/31/96
IOC WON'T TAKE MURDOCH'S MONEY; SELLS EUROPEAN RIGHTS TO EBU

The IOC sold European TV rights to the 2000-2008 Olympics for $1.442B to the European Broadcasting Union, "bypassing" a $1.8B bid from Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp., according to Richard Sandomir of th

Tags: IOC, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media

01/31/96
MURDOCH EYES CURE TO WHAT AILES FOX'S NEWS OPERATION

News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch announced he will launch a 24-hour, all-news channel later this year which will be headed by former CNBC President Roger Ailes. The channel will be available from satel

Tags: Microsoft, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

01/30/96
SPRINT INKS AD DEAL WITH SPORTS ILLUSTRATED AROUND NCAA

Sprint signed a deal with Sports Illustrated to sponsor a series of two-page advertorials titled "Sprint in Touch With NCAA Basketball," according to INSIDE MEDIA. Sprint Asst Marketing Manager Steve

Tags: NCAA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Sprint, Time Warner

01/30/96
SUPER BOWLS FINAL RATINGS HIT A 46.1 WITH 68 SHARE

Final national ratings released this morning from Nielsen Sports Marketing Service note that Super Bowl XXX finished with a 46.1 rating and a 68 share, making it the highest watched Super Bowl since S

Tags: ABC, Dallas Cowboys, NBC, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

01/30/96
17 DAYS 'TIL SPRING TRAINING: BASEBALL MEDIA NOTES

Media ad buyers are "praising" MLB''s move to approve interleague play beginning in ''97, according to Jim McConville of BROADCASTING & CABLE. But they "predict that the impact on TV advertising will

Tags: American Express, Anheuser Busch, Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, DaimlerChrysler, General Motors, MLB, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Seattle Mariners, Media

01/30/96
MEDIA NOTES

The IRL''s debut Indy 200 on Saturday recorded a 3.0 overnight Nielsen rating. Both ABC and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway "were pleased with the numbers," according to Bill Koenig of INDIANAPOLIS ST

Tags: ABC, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Comcast-Spectacor, IndyCar, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

01/30/96
THE LATEST ONLINE MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE -- MCI & MICROSOFT

MCI and Microsoft announced a joint venture in the online services world. CNN''s Katharine Barrett: "No money will change hands in this alliance. The two companies will share revenues once the venture

Tags: ATT, Microsoft, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner

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