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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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05/03/96
MEDIA NOTES

In a move designed to boost ABC''s college basketball ratings, Raycom, which produces the games for the network, plans to reduce the number of broadcast "windows" next season, according to sources in

Tags: ABC, ATT, CBS, ESPN, LPGA, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, Media, USA Networks, Viacom, Visa, Walt Disney

05/02/96
CORPORATE REPORT: WOULDN'T YOU LIKE TO BE A MOGUL, TOO?

Time Warner Chair Gerald Levin told Larry King he believes the FTC will not challenge the $7.5B merger of his company with Turner Broadcasting. Levin: "As long as Levin, Turner and Malone want it to h

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/02/96
MEDIA NOTES

While more than 40,000 customers ordered first- and second- round Rockets playoff games on pay-per-view last year, a spokesperson for Cox Communications said only about 20,000 orders were expected for

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Houston Rockets, LPGA, NBA, NFL, NHL, Media, Toronto Blue Jays

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

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