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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14

Broncos VP/PR Patrick Smyth posted this photo of coach John Fox congratulating Sports Authority Field at Mile High electrician  Mike Gray on his 13 years with the team.

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02/15/96
MEDIA NOTES

Jeff Gralnick, Exec Producer of "NBC Nightly News," has been named to head ABC''s planned 24-hour news channel. He will be responsible for content and production (N.Y. TIMES, 2/15)....The Phoenix Fire

Tags: ABC, LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Chicago Cubs, General Motors, NBC, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, R J Reynolds, Media, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

02/15/96
BROADCAST NEWS: TNT DROPS MOON WHILE MONTANA HEADS FOR HILLS

Turner Sports yesterday officially dropped Vikings QB Warren Moon from its NFL and NBA broadcast teams. Turner issued the statement while Moon stands trial in TX for assaulting his wife, Felicia. Turn

Tags: IMG, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, NBC, NFL, Media, Time Warner

02/15/96
TAYLOR MADE GOLF TO UNVEIL INFORMERCIAL AROUND TOURNAMENTS

Taylor Made Golf is in the process of unveiling an informercial. The company will "test its 30-minute program in early March," according to Steve Pike in GOLFWORLD. Taylor Made says it has budgeted mo

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom, Washington Nationals

02/14/96
WEDNESDAY WEB SITES OF THE WEEK

There are only 156 days until the ''96 Summer Games kick off in Atlanta, but the IOC''s TOP sponsors are up and running on the Web. The TOP sponsors are the ten companies that have signed deals for th

Tags: Coca-Cola, Eastman Kodak, IBM, IOC, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, UPS, Visa, Xerox

02/14/96
MCMULLEN GROUP ALTERS PLANS ON ACQUIRING WOMEN'S HOOP LEAGUE

The McMullen Group, owned by Astros Owner John McMullen, will not acquire the Women''s Basketball Association from Liberty Women''s Sports League Inc. as reported earlier. Liberty Women''s Sports will

Tags: Cablevision, Houston Astros, New York Liberty, Media

02/14/96
THE RATING IS THE HARDEST PART: NBA ALL-STAR HITS 11.7

The NBA All-Star Game on Sunday drew a final rating of 11.7 and a 20 share, up 9% from last year''s 10.7/17, according to Nielsen numbers released by NBC Sports. The game was estimated to have been se

Tags: NBA, NBC, Nielsen, Media, TBS/TNT

02/14/96
PHILLIES CAUSING RADIO WAVES WITH CONTRACT SET TO EXPIRE

Phillies Manager Jim Fregosi ended his unofficial boycott of on WIP-AM in Philadelphia, raising questions on whether the station will compete for Phillies radio with current rights- holder WGMP-AM, ac

Tags: Philadelphia Phillies, Media

02/14/96
MEDIA NOTES

CBS will air country singer Tanya Tucker''s video for "Let''s Go Racing" during the opening of all NASCAR broadcasts, starting with the Daytona 500 Sunday (Michael Hiestand, USA TODAY, 2/14)....The ES

Tags: CBS, Clear Channel/SFX Sports, ESPN, NASCAR, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, USA Networks, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/13/96
MEDIA NOTES

NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol said he has "no lingering damage" to his heart after undergoing an angioplasty on Friday. Ebersol will stay in a San Antonio hospital until Wednesday and vows to chan

Tags: ABC, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, NBA, NBC, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Media, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

02/13/96
NETSCAPE TO PROVIDE NEWS TICKER SCREEN SAVER WITH ESPN

The Netscape Communications Corp. has joined with Reuters, ESPN, the N.Y. Times Company and Times Mirror in announcing an Internet news network that can be displayed automatically in the screen saver

Tags: ESPN, IBM, Media, Walt Disney

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