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Time Warner Cable To Carry SEC Network As Of Aug. 14 Launch

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 14

Time Warner Cable, the country's second biggest cable operator, has agreed to carry SEC Network as of its Aug. 14 launch. Bright House Networks also will carry the channel, bringing its distribution footprint up to 60 million homes. The deals leave DirecTV, Charter and Verizon as the only big SEC-ar...

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11/11/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

VP AL GORE will represent the U.S. at Nagano''s opening ceremonies and First Lady HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON will attend the closing ceremonies (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 11/9)....PETER MAX pleaded guilty to cha

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Oakland Raiders, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/11/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPNEWS has added BRIAN KENNY, DAVID LLOYD and TREY WINGO as anchors. Kenny comes from WRNN-TV in Kingston, NY, where he served as Sports Dir. Lloyd comes from KGTV-TV in San Diego, where he served as

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Houston Astros, News Corp./Fox, Raycom Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/11/97
JORDAN AND ALI SET TO STAR TOGETHER IN CHICAGO CAR AD

Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali will star together in an ad for Chicagoland Chevy Dealers, according to George Lazarus of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Sources tell Lazarus that Ali will be in Chicago "later t

Tags: Eastman Kodak

11/11/97
RODMAN IN SUIT SAYS NO ONE MAKES HIM LOOK LIKE A PAPER DOLL

Dennis Rodman has filed suit in CA against Random House and Crown Publishers for "allegedly" creating a paper doll "in his likeness dressed in a wedding gown and pink panties," according to Barbara Ki

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Law and Politics

11/11/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

SHOE NEWS: Reebok is putting "at least" $10M behind its Shawn Kemp Reignman II shoe. Reebok hopes to sell between 200,000 to 250,000 pairs of the sneakers, including at least 50,000 pairs of the all-b

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Formula One, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nike, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Reebok

11/11/97
GENDER REPORT CARD: REPORT CHARTS WOMEN IN THE FRONT OFFICE

At "most teams" in the four major sports leagues, "upper management is overwhelming still male," according to Rachel Bachman in Sunday''s OREGONIAN, who examined "Women In The Front Office." While wom

Tags: MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture

11/11/97
MARRIOTT TO CHAMPION 20 NEW SPORTS BARS AND RESTAURANTS

MD-based Marriott International "intends to spend $447,000 to purchase the rights to the Champion Sports memorabilia brand, part of a push to open sports-oriented bars and restaurants," according to t

Tags: Finance, Marriott

11/11/97
ALBERT CONTINUES HIS TV TOUR: TONIGHT, "LARRY KING LIVE"

Marv Albert will appear on CNN''s "Larry King Live" tonight at 9:00pm ET, in a pre-taped interview that will not include taking viewer phone calls (N.Y. POST, 11/11). THOUGHTS ON MARV: Columnists cont

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

11/10/97
ARE PANTHERS PUTTING ON THE HEAT IN SEASON-TICKET BATTLE?

A comparison of the Heat and NHL Panthers in the Miami market was featured in Sunday''s MIAMI HERALD. The Panthers, who won 35 games last season and were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs,

Tags: Florida Panthers, Franchises, Miami Heat

11/10/97
MEDIA NOTES

Through eight games on Fox Sports Arizona, the Coyotes have averaged a 2.0 cable rating in the Phoenix area, an increase of 220% from last season''s 0.9 rating during the same period (ARIZONA REPUBLIC

Tags: NBC, News Corp./Fox, Phoenix Coyotes, Sports Illustrated, Media, Toyota

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