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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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TROUBLE PICKING UP THE PUCK? FOLLOW THE VAPOR TRAIL

The "techno-wizards" at Fox Sports are experimenting with a computer chip to be installed in pucks used for Fox''s telecast of the NHL All-Star Game on January 20, according to NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay.

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media

11/21/95
SMALL DISHES TO FACE COMPETITION FROM CALIFORNIA COMPANY

A Burbank, CA, company announced plans yesterday to "become the first provider of a system that will allow TV viewers to get digital satellite TV without the dish." A TV-top box will allow consumers o

Tags: Media

11/21/95
NEWS CORP/TCI VENTURE SOUTH OF THE BORDER FOR NEW MARKETS

Rupert Murdoch and TCI officials officially announced yesterday they have joined with two of Latin America''s largest broadcasters to launch a 150-channel satellite TV service. Murdoch and TCI Chair J

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

11/21/95
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN2 is launching in more than 2 million households throughout the fourth quarter of ''95, bringing their total to more than 27 million by the end of the year (ESPN)....The Sports Network site on the

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Microsoft, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media, Walt Disney

11/20/95
MURDOCH TO ANNOUNCE JOINT VENTURE TO ACCESS LATIN AMERICA

Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. is reportedly set to announce plans to deliver TV services across Latin America, according to Sallie Hofmeister of the L.A. TIMES. Murdoch will divulge a joint venture wit

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

11/20/95
SPORTS VIEWERSHIP UP 14% IN LAST TEN YEARS

The number of hours the average household spends viewing nationally televised sports has risen by more than 14% over the past ten years to 183 hours per year, according to an analysis by BJK&E Media G

Tags: NBA, NHL, Media

11/20/95
MEDIA NOTES

In Toronto, William Houston writes "it has struck many as strange that in the year" the NBA expands to Canada, TSN has dropped its NBA game-of-the-week. Since losing out on NBA rights, TSN "has been a

Tags: ATT, CBS, MLB, NBA, NBC, NFL, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

11/20/95
NFL TO LINK UP FANS WITH PRO BOWL VOTING IN STADIUMS

In 15 of 29 NFL stadiums, the NFL has "set up an interactive option for fans" to cast their choices for this year''s Pro Bowl, according to INSIDE MEDIA. Fans "with licenses" on the online services wi

Tags: NFL, Media, Time Warner

11/20/95
DID A-B WANT TO PULL THEIR CLYDESDALES OUT OF MLB EARLIER?

Anheuser-Busch was looking to cut their commitment to baseball "long before" they put the Cardinals up for sale, according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Sources say A- B officials went to lo

Tags: Anheuser Busch, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies, Media

11/17/95
FIGURES IN THE EYE GIVE THE OK TO WESTINGHOUSE SALE

CBS Inc. stockholders voted two-to-one yesterday to sell the broadcasting company to Westinghouse Electric Corp. for $5.4B. Under terms of the deal, Westinghouse will acquire all of the outstanding sh

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

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