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04/03/97
BASEBALL MEDIA NOTES: DODGER FANS HIT FOX SPORTS WEST 2 PROMO

An estimated 10,000 Dodgers'' fans who do not receive Fox Sports West 2 (FSW2) "took advantage" of the FSW2''s offer to view the Dodgers home opener on Tuesday against the Phillies on jumbo screens at

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, Media

04/03/97
HILL TO TEACH THESE YOUNG ONES ON HOW TO BE A COWBOY

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones has created a new department devoted to improving player behavior in his "first significant response to the spate of player arrests and suspensions," according to Bart Hubbuc

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Franchises, NFL

04/03/97
LEAGUE NOTES

Players hoping to be drafted by the WNBA "must sign a contract binding them to the league for two years" and putting them into a pay scale ranging from $20,000 for first- round picks to $5,000 for pla

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA, WNBA

04/03/97
MEDIA NOTES

Walt Disney has reached an "agreement in principle" to buy a stake in Starwave Corp. Disney and Starwave "are also set to announce their collaboration on a new ABC News web site" (WALL STREET JOURNAL,

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBC, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Nielsen, Media, Subaru, Walt Disney

04/02/97
THE FUTURE OF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL EXAMINED IN CINCINNATI

With the NCAA Women''s Basketball Final Four in Cincinnati, OH, many in the media commented on the state of women''s basketball and the emergence of the ABL and WNBA. Some wondered whether women would

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NCAA, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney, WNBA

04/02/97
MARCH MADNESS, POST-MORTEM: FINAL TOURNAMENT TV NUMBERS

CBS Sports'' coverage of the NCAA Men''s Basketball Championship game on Monday night drew a 18.9 rating and 31 share, up 3% from ''96''s 18.3/29. An estimated 50 million people watched all or part of

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NCAA, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/02/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Bloomington, MN-based CNS Inc., which markets Breathe Right nasal strips, named Martin/Williams in Minneapolis, a unit of GGT Group, to handle its account, which was handled by Sietsema, Engel & Partn

04/02/97
A-B SEEKS WAYS AROUND FRENCH LAW FOR ITS SOCCER SPONSORSHIP

After the executive body of the European Commission "refused to strike down" a French law prohibiting alcoholic- beverage advertising, negotiations have taken place in an effort to leverage Anheuser-B

Tags: Anheuser Busch

04/02/97
SUNS' TV RATINGS SLOWLY SETTING IN ARIZONA?

The Suns, "whose ratings still compare favorably with other NBA teams," have had their TV audience "drop substantially" since ''96, according to Kent Somers of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Through their firs

Tags: Cablevision, Colorado Avalanche, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, Phoenix Coyotes, Phoenix Suns, Media

04/02/97
CUMMINS PASSES ON INDY 500 DEAL; IEG TOTALS SPONSOR DOLLARS

Columbus-based Cummins Engine Co. will not sponsor a car at the IRL Indy 500, according to Bill Koenig of SPEEDNET on the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. The diesel engine maker already is the co-sponsor of D

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Int'l Speedway Corp., IndyCar

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