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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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12/07/95
NBC NEGOTIATING WITH MICROSOFT TO PARTNER IN NEWS CHANNEL

GE''s NBC is negotiating to have Microsoft Corp. became "an equity partner in the 24-hour television news channel that NBC wants to launch," according to Elizabeth Jensen of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. N

Tags: Microsoft, NBC, Media

12/07/95
MEDIA NOTES

HBO is "beating the publicity drum" for its December 15 boxing telecast featuring Oscar De La Hoya. De La Hoya will have a public workout next Tuesday at the Official All-Star Cafe (Neal Travis, N.Y.

Tags: AHL, Boston Red Sox, DaimlerChrysler, HBO, Media, Time Warner

12/06/95
NBA PUTS KIBOSH ON SONY DEAL; HOPE PLAYERS ZIP THE LIP

The NBA "reportedly has put the brakes" on a $10-20M deal with Sony that would bring surround sound of on-court action to viewers, according to NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay. The league is apparently "concer

Tags: NBA, Media

12/06/95
CABLE ACE AWARDS: ESPN TAKES HOME 5 HONORS

Official winners of sports categories in the 17th annual National CableAce Awards presented last Saturday. WRITING A DOCUMENTARY SPECIAL: Frank Deford, "Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World," HBO; BUSINE

Tags: Cablevision, Dallas Stars, ESPN, HBO, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, NFL, Southwest Sports Group, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/06/95
MEDIA NOTES

Vancouver''s new GM Place is being referred to by print and broadcast journalist as "The Garage" (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 12/6)...Fox Sports President David Hill commented on this week''s experiment usi

Tags: DirecTV, News Corp./Fox, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

12/06/95
ARLEDGE SAYS ALL-NEWS CHANNEL WON'T MEAN THE END OF ESPN2

Cap Cities/ABC announced yesterday it will launch a 24-hour news channel by early ''97 posing a challenge to Turner Broadcasting''s "lucrative" CNN. ABC''s channel will "focus on local news provided b

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/06/95
COLANGELO GETS HIS MAN AS DIAMONDBACKS HIRE BRENNAMAN

Former Cubs and Reds announcer Thom Brennaman signed a five- year deal yesterday to become the expansion Diamondbacks'' radio and TV voice in ''98. Financial terms were not disclosed. Part of Brennama

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media

12/05/95
BROWNS STILL LUKEWARM IN CLEVELAND; ICE-COLD IN BALTIMORE

The Browns-Chargers game Sunday on NBC still drew significant overnight numbers in Cleveland, but wasn''t a huge attraction in the team''s future home. The game generated a 30.0 rating in Cleveland, w

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, San Diego Chargers, Media, Washington Redskins

12/05/95
RADIO WAVES: LIONS DECISION SOON; ROUGH TIMES IN MIAMI

The Lions are close to a decision as to whether they will switch signals on their radio broadcast rights, according to Mike O''Hara in today''s DETROIT NEWS. The team is at the end of its deal with WW

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Miami Heat, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Media, Washington Redskins

12/05/95
ESPN GOES GLOBAL IN NBA RADIO DEAL; TURNER 85% SOLD IN '95

When the NBA passed its broadcast rights to be handled by ESPN Radio on the ABC Radio Network, the league ended a four-year "run of in-house management of the property," according to Laura Rich of INS

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, DaimlerChrysler, ESPN, NBA, Nike, Reebok, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Visa, Walt Disney

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