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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 01 / 15

$45M  – The amount Rivers Casino has contributed, to date, to the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County for Consol Energy Center construction expenses, following the latest payment of $4.6M. By the time its agreement with SEA concludes in '38,...

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09/18/96
WEB SITE OF THE WEEK: PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR PASSION IS

For all sports enthusiasts looking to invest some extra cash, Sportsfund, the sports-related mutual fund, has put its prospectus and background information on the World Wide Web at http://www.sportsfu

Tags: Media

09/18/96
AN HBO ORIGINAL? TURNER'S ROLE IN NEW TIME WARNER ANNOUNCED

When Time Warner''s acquisition of Turner Broadcasting System is completed next month, Ted Turner will be given the title Vice Chair and will oversee HBO, CNN, TNT, Cinemax and the Cartoon Network, ac

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, HBO, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

09/17/96
WEEKEND RATINGS: COLLEGE FOOTBALL AND PRESIDENTS CUP

Preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing for ABC''s regional college football on Saturday and Sunday''s final day of the Presidents Cup on CBS. College games included: Michigan-Colo

Tags: ABC, CBS, Nielsen, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/17/96
LOW RATINGS? NETWORKS BLAME THE MESSENGER, NOT THE MESSAGE

Both Fox and NBC, "concerned" with an 8% drop in NFL ratings over last year, "have protested" rating numbers by A.C. Nielsen Co. If the dip continues, "the NFL TV juggernaut could be slowed as the lea

Tags: ABC, CBS, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/17/96
NFL'S MARKET-BY-MARKET RATINGS FOR WEEK THREE

Preliminary overnight ratings from this weekend''s network coverage of the NFL. Metered market is followed by NBC''s early game, Fox''s single game and NBC''s late contest. Colts-Cowboys was shown in

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Media, Vulcan Ventures

09/17/96
BULLETS/CAPS INK SEPARATE RADIO DEALS TO AVOID CONFLICTS

Washington Sports and Entertainment extended radio deals for the Bullets and Capitals. WRC-AM was named the Bullets flagship, signing a two-year deal and ending the team''s three-year affiliation with

Tags: Media, Washington Capitals

09/17/96
MEDIA NOTES

Scholastic Inc. and the NBA will launch Read Big, a reading promotion program that will reward classes with NBA materials. Classrooms are challenged to read 100 books by the end of February ''97, and

Tags: HBO, NBA, Media, Time Warner, USOC

09/17/96
NETWORK NEWS: FOX WITH A HEART, LOOKS OUT FOR FX VIEWERS?

Although fX covered the World Cup of Hockey, tournament Exec Dir Susie Mathieu said there "was hope" that Game 3 in Montreal would be shown by the Fox network, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y

Tags: ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, WNBA

09/16/96
MEDIA NOTES

SportsChannel OH plans to telecast 20 IHL Cleveland Lumberjacks games and up to 20 additional IHL games this season. SportsChannel OH will also telecast the 23rd Annual All-Star IHL All-Star Skills Ch

Tags: CBS, ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/16/96
THAT'S WHY THEY CALL THEM THE BLUES: TV UNCLEAR IN ST. LOUIS

The Blues'' broadcast situation remains unsettled just two weeks before the first radio game of the season is scheduled to air, according to Dan Caesar in the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. The blues sold t

Tags: ABC, Media, St. Louis Blues, Walt Disney

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