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01/08/97
LIN TV LEASES MLB RANGERS RIGHTS TO FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST

In its agreement to sub-lease MLB Rangers games from LIN TV, Fox Sports Southwest will have exclusive broadcast rights for the Rangers over the next four seasons, according to Jim McConville of BROADC

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Texas Rangers

01/08/97
GOLF NAMES: IS WOODS WITHOUT HOPE?

TIGER WOODS and his plans for ''97 PGA Tour are examined by Thomas Bonk of the L.A. TIMES. One tournament Woods "definitely won''t be playing" is the BOB HOPE Chrysler Classic. Michael Milthorpe, the

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, IMG, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture

01/08/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

Basketball Hall of Famer Carol Blazejowski was named VP & GM of N.Y.''s WNBA team (MSG). Blazejowski, on the WNBA''s prospects: "I think it will be a thriving business enterprise. I think we''ll build

Tags: Cablevision, Dallas Cowboys, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors, WNBA

01/08/97
FINAL NFL NETWORK RATINGS: ARE THERE DIMINISHING RETURNS?

The following are the final network and cable ratings for the ''96 NFL regular season games and each network''s pre- game show. The final game averages are compare to ''95. NOTES: ^ NBC''s pre-game sh

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/08/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LARRY MICHAEL was promoted to VP/Sports programming for Westwood One. He was Dir of Sports Programming (Westwood One)....Titleist and Foot-Joy Worldwide named ED ABRAIN Exec VP/Sales & Marketing. He w

Tags: Acushnet, People and Pop Culture

01/08/97
MCMANUS LOOKS TO KEEP EYE ON THE BALL

New CBS Sports President Sean McManus is featured by Gary Levin in the current issue of VARIETY. McManus was named "partly" to enhance CBS chances of winning rights fees to the NFL, NBA and other larg

Tags: CBS, NBA, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom

01/08/97
NFL NEWS: ALL KINDS OF SOUL MEN SIGNING AT HALFTIME SHOW

James Brown will join ZZ Top and the Blues Brothers as part of the "Blues Brothers Bash" halftime show at the Super Bowl ("Showbiz Today," CNN, 1/7)....While the Cowboys have led the NFL in merchandis

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, NFL, St. Louis Blues, Time Warner

01/08/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, The Back of the Book

01/08/97
SPECULATION BEGINS OVER POTENTIAL DODGER SUITORS

Former MLB Commissioner Peter Ueberroth, lawyer Robert Shapiro, and Bob Daly, co-Chair of Time Warner''s music and film divisions, are among those "expressing concrete interest" in bidding for the Dod

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Time Warner, Viacom

01/08/97
SPORTS-BASED MUTUAL FUND DISBANDS DUE TO LACK OF INVESTORS

Sportsfund, the mutual fund that exclusively targeted sport-themed investments, "attracted lots of publicity" when it opened August 1, but "Unfortunately, it never attracted that many investors," acco

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