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12/17/99
ORIOLES RE-UP RADIO DEAL WITH WBAL FOR MORE THAN $4M PER

The Orioles and WBAL have reached agreement on a three- year radio contract in which the station will pay the club more than $4M a year, according to sources of Milton Kent of the Baltimore SUN. WBAL-

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, CBS, Media, Viacom

12/17/99
AFTER CAPTURE OF CARRUTH, CAN NETWORKS AVOID THE STORY?

The Panthers waived WR Rae Carruth yesterday, one day after he was captured in TN by federal agents who have charged him with the murder of his girlfriend. Panthers coach George Seifert: "It''s someth

Tags: CBS, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/17/99
THE HORROR, THE HORROR: NEW ENGLAND FEARS GAMMONS' DEPARTURE

Peter Gammons is "renegotiating his contract with ESPN that might include" writing an MLB notes column for ESPN Magazine and ESPN.com, as well as regular TV studio appearances, according to Howard Man

Tags: ESPN, MLB, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

12/17/99
A-B TOPS SPORTS ADVERTISERS IN '99 THIRD-QUARTER SPENDING

The following is a continuation of Nielsen Sports Marketing''s spotlight series on sponsorships. The first chart indicates the Top 20 TV sports advertisers in total expenditures during the third quart

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ATT, Burger King, DaimlerChrysler, General Motors, IBM, LPGA, M&M/Mars, MasterCard, MLB, NFL, Nielsen, Nike, Nissan, PepsiCo, PGA Tour, Procter and Gamble, Visa

12/17/99
OLYMPICS ON CABLE: SHOULD WOMEN'S SOCCER BE ON NBC OR MSNBC?

NBC "addressed a huge criticism" of its ''96 Olympic coverage yesterday "by disclosing that a record 334 hours of Sydney Games tape-delayed coverage" will include 172 hours on CNBC and MSNBC, accordin

Tags: ATT, NBC, Media

12/17/99
GARNETT SUBJECT OF FOX PILOT; FOREMAN SHOPPING FILM RIGHTS

Fox TV is developing "The Continuing Misadventures of the Official Block Family," a half-hour pilot "based on the real-life story" of T''Wolves F KEVIN GARNETT, according to Josef Adalian of DAILY VAR

Tags: ESPN, HBO, Minnesota Timberwolves, MLB, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/17/99
STICKY ISSUE? PRIME MINISTER SAYS $$ AID NOT IMMINENT

Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien responded to "persistent rumours" yesterday that he will soon announce a plan for federal tax relief for Canada''s six NHL franchises by saying, "Really? I though

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Ottawa Senators

12/17/99
DATA SHOWS AFFLUENT MORE LIKELY TO SEND KIDS TO SPORTS CAMP

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll interviewed 1,123 7- to 11- year-olds about attendance at sports camps. The poll found that 13.1% of 7- to 11-year-olds attended a sports camp in the past 12 months. In househ

Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

12/17/99
NOTHING HOKIE ABOUT THIS PROMO: PLB SPORTS GOES ON CAMPUS

Pittsburgh-based PLB Sports and Octagon have launched a limited edition collector''s cereal around the VA Tech football team called, "Hokie Toasties." The cereal will hit grocery stores in VA around C

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Interpublic Group of Cos., NFL, Octagon

12/17/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In Charlotte, Liz Chandler reports that jurors in the civil trial involving Hornets Owner GEORGE SHINN "are expected to begin deliberations today." The seven-man, five- woman jury "will hear closing a

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, ESPN, Brooklyn Nets, New Orleans Pelicans, News Corp./Fox, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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