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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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01/17/96
FUEL FOR BOB DOLE'S TIME WARNER ATTACKS? CYBERSWIMSUITS

Sports Illustrated''s annual swimsuit edition will debut on the internet and CompuServe Monday at 8:00pm EDT. It can be accessed by Time Warner''s Web site at http://pathfinder. com/si and on CompuSer

Tags: NBC, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

01/17/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITES OF THE WEEK

The NHL is in Boston this week, culminating with the All- Star Game at the FleetCenter on Saturday. On the Internet, there isn''t too much in the way of previews of the game (yet), but there is plenty

Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

01/17/96
RAYCOM PARENT COMPANY MAY BE FOR SALE

Ellis Communications, the company which owns Charlotte-based Raycom Inc., is considering putting itself up for sale, according to David Mildenberg of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Ellis, which is based in A

Tags: Media

01/17/96
NFL'S SUPER BOWL WEB SITE GOES ALL OUT FOR THE BIG GAME

The NFL will offer online commentary and analysis during Super Bowl XXX on its Web site, with Jeff Hostetler, Randy Cross and former Cowboys exec Gil Brandt providing content. The site will also featu

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Cowboys, NFL, Media

01/17/96
NHL ALL-STAR RADIO ACTION TO GO GLOBAL

NHL Radio will broadcast the All-Star game worldwide on Saturday night, including on Armed Forces Radio in Bosnia, where American and Canadian troops are stationed. In the U.S. and Canada, over 150 st

Tags: NHL, Media

01/16/96
NFL TESTING CHILDREN SHOWS TO AIR IN FALL

The NFL is testing six TV concepts aimed at kids "with plans to choose one to launch on Saturday morning or weekday afternoon on network TV in the fall," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The league

Tags: ABC, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

01/16/96
GOLF DIGEST TO OWN PLANNED GOLF COMMUNITY IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Golf Digest magazine and WCI Communities Limited Partnership, a property developer, announced plans for a golf course community that will "feature South Florida''s first championship golf teaching fac

Tags: Media

01/16/96
TURNER READY TO PROPOSE ALL-SPORTS NETWORK TO DIRECTORS

TBS Chair Ted Turner is "actively exploring" a 24-hour sports news network to compete against ESPN, according to sources cited in ADVERTISING AGE. A plan could be proposed to the TBS Board during thei

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/16/96
TIME WARNER FILES SUIT BETWEEN ROCK AND A HARD PLACE

Time Warner has filed an action in U.S. District Court in New York, "seeking a declaratory judgement" that its contract with heavyweight Riddick Bowe and his manager Rock Newman is "still valid," acco

Tags: HBO, Showtime, Media, Time Warner

01/16/96
PLAYERS' PROFANE BEHAVIOR OVERSHADOWS WEEKEND NFL COVERAGE

Coverage of the NFL Championship games on NBC and Fox drew mostly positive reviews, but many in the print media noted some players'' boorish behavior and use of profanity during post-game comments. In

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media

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