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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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09/22/95
MEDIA NOTES

HBO has optioned the movie rights to "Only in America," Jack Newfield''s expose on Don King (N.Y. TIMES, 9/22)....The press conference to formally announce Tyson-Mathis on Fox will be held Monday at 1

Tags: ABC, ATT, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Eastman Kodak, ESPN, General Motors, HBO, IBM, Labatt Brewing, McDonalds, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, Sprint, Time Warner, UPS, Visa, Walt Disney

09/22/95
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

The following NFL games failed to sellout for this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets: GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Washington at Tampa Bay (1) 1:00 Fox New York Jets at Atlanta (2) 4:00

Tags: ABC, Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions, NBC, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

09/22/95
OLD LEADERSHIP TO BECOME NEW LEADERSHIP AT MSG NETWORK

Joe Cohen, most recently co-owner of the L.A. Kings and the founder and first President of MSG Network, will be named to head MSG''s "expanded TV empire," according to today''s N.Y. POST. Phil Mushnic

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Media

09/21/95
RYDER CUP ROUND-UP: GOLF'S BIENNIAL EVENT TEES OFF TOMORROW

The Ryder Cup, the U.S. vs. Europe match play tournament held every two years, will be carried on USA Network on Friday (with 10 hours beginning at 8am EDT) and NBC on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday''s

Tags: Acushnet, Microsoft, NBC, NFL, Media, USA Networks

09/21/95
CRAZY LIKE A FOX: SI PROFILES MURDOCH FORAY INTO TV SPORTS

"Just 13 months ago Fox had never so much as televised a live sporting event. Now the Fox name crops up every time an event comes up for bid," writes E.M. Swift in this week''s issue of SPORTS ILLUSTR

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

09/21/95
MEDIA NOTES

The dual-channel experiment on Tuesday''s Phillies-Marlins game by PRISM and SportsChannel Philadelphia had many voting for the "conventional" broadcast. While the game was shown regularly on PRISM, S

Tags: Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

09/21/95
KINGS PARTNER WITH GROUP W; NBA NON-CABLE LIST NOW AT THREE

The Sacramento Kings have announced that the team will televise an additional 25 games on local cable this season via the Kings Broadcasting Network with the debut of Kings Cable Television (KCTV), a

Tags: Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Media

09/20/95
MEDIA NOTES

ELECTRONIC MEDIA reports on informal talks between top execs from Chris-Craft, Time Warner and Viacom on a possible merger of UPN and The WB Network (ELECTRONIC MEDIA, 9/18). ....Tony Cassara and Ray

Tags: ABC, ATT, Boston Red Sox, DirecTV, Kansas City Chiefs, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, UPN, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/20/95
DID TCI'S MALONE PLAY A ROLE IN MOVING TYSON FIGHT TO FOX?

In the current issue of VARIETY, J. Max Robins floats a reason for why Viacom, owner of Showtime, would allow Don King to move the November 4 Tyson-Mathis fight from PPV to Fox, and it involves TCI Ch

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Showtime, Media, Viacom

09/20/95
MORE CABLE NEWS: NFL GETS A RECORD AUDIENCE ON TNT

The Cowboys'' OT win over the Vikings on TNT Sunday drew a "whopping" 14.0 cable rating, "the highest of any programming on basic cable this year, including CNN''s numbers for the Oklahoma City bombin

Tags: Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney

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