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07/03/96
FOX GIVES NEW NAME TO SPORTS ALLIANCE: FOX SPORTS NET

The U.S. TV telecasting arm of the international sports alliance between News Corp., Liberty Media and TCI has been named Fox Sports Net. In addition to naming the national network, each of the region

Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media

07/03/96
GOLF DIGEST LISTS GOLF FANS FAVORITE TV PERSONALITIES

A random survey by GOLF DIGEST of 2,000 of their subscribers indicates that CBS is the favorite network for golf coverage among golf fans. CBS also was the top-ranked network during the last TV poll b

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, NBC, Seattle Storm, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/02/96
RAVENS CLOSE TO A DECISION ON TV AND RADIO DEALS

With a "scant month" to go before the NFL exhibition season, the Ravens still have not reached a decision on TV and radio partners, according to the Baltimore SUN. But Ravens Exec VP David Modell said

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, NFL, Media, Utah Jazz

07/02/96
MEDIA NOTES

Pilson Communications, the TV consulting and representation firm headed by former CBS Sports President Neal Pilson, marked its first anniversary yesterday. PCI has singed more than a dozen clients, in

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, HBO, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, NBC, Philadelphia Phillies, Media, Time Warner, USTA, Viacom

07/02/96
OLYMPIC MEDIA NOTES

According to research by Newport, RI-based Performance Research, the level of ESPN''s X Games fans'' sponsor loyalty is higher than that of the Olympics (USA TODAY, 7/2).... Herndon, VA-based Network

Tags: ESPN, Microsoft, NBC, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

07/01/96
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN will air the "Visa Gold Medal Athlete Special," hosted by Dick Schapp on July 10, at 8:00pm EDT. The show focuses on the USA/VISA Decathlon Team and the Visa Gold Medal Athlete Program (USA/VISA

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, IBM, PGA Tour, Philadelphia 76ers, Media, Visa, Walt Disney

07/01/96
ALL THAT JAZZ: FLAGSHIP STATION AND NBA TEAM SEVER TIES

After eleven years as the Jazz flagship radio station, KISN- AM and the team have "ended their official relationship," according to the DESERET NEWS. KISN VP Patrick Ready issued a press release Satur

Tags: Media, Utah Jazz

07/01/96
WHAT ARE GAMES WITHOUT PROMOS? NBC SPOTS LEAD TO SPECIAL

"We want to give people a reason to root," NBC Sports VP Ed Markey says of the "emotional" promo spots the network is running for the Atlanta Games, according to the BOSTON GLOBE. The spots are a lead

Tags: NBC, Media

07/01/96
X MARKS THE SPOT: MORE VIEWERS FOR THE X GAMES THIS YEAR

An average of 821,000 homes "tuned in during three nights" to the X Games on ESPN, a 10% increase over last year, according to the BOSTON GLOBE. Jack Craig writes, "Little wonder that Winter X Games w

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

06/28/96
MEDIA NOTES

Westinghouse has purchased Miami-based news company, TeleNoticias, and will launch a 24-hour Spanish-language new channel in the U.S. later this year (NEWSDAY, 6/28)....In Tampa, Doug Carlson comments

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Microsoft, NBA, NBC, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, Media, TBS/TNT, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

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