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MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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04/01/96
MLB OPENING DAY, PART II: THAT PESKY LABOR DEAL

In Atlanta, Thomas Stinson notes the "subdued state" of the ongoing MLB labor talks "palpitated" last week as the league neared its opening day. Chief management negotiator Randy Levine took on a "mor

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner

04/01/96
FINAL FOUR ROUND-UP: MORE CONTINENTAL ARENA REAX

As promised, CBs did not refer to the site of the NCAA Men''s Final Four as "Continental Arena," but rather by the generic "Meadowlands" (CBS, 3/30). CNN''s Sean Callebs reported on CBS'' decision, sa

Tags: CBS, Continental Airlines, NCAA, Time Warner, Viacom

04/01/96
UPON A MIDDAY DREARY, MODELL RANTS ABOUT RAVENS

Despite poor weather, thousands of fans showed up at Baltimore''s Inner Harbor on Friday to hear Art Modell announce the name of his NFL team -- the Ravens, writes Mike Preston of the Baltimore SUN. T

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

04/01/96
RATINGS FOR NCAA BASKETBALL SEMIFINALS: MARKET-BY-MARKET

Overnights for CBS'' Saturday coverage (Nielsen): GAME 1 GAME 2 GAME 1 GAME 2 MARKET RAT/SHR RAT/SHR MARKET RAT/SHR RAT/SHR ATLANTA 7.9/14 11.0/18 MILWAUKEE 5.7/13 6.2/11 BALTIMORE 8.9/18 9.8/17 MINNE

Tags: CBS, Nielsen, The Back of the Book, Viacom

04/01/96
KING COUNTY WINS ROUND ONE OF COURT CASE AGAINST 'HAWKS

The WA Supreme Court ruled that two lawsuits filed by King County and the Seahawks will be tried in King County, not Kittitas County as sought by the team, according to Boren & Farnsworth of the SEATT

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

04/01/96
MEDIA NOTES

Chicago''s WGN-AM has signed a three-year deal with Northwestern to broadcast the school''s football and Big 10 basketball games. WGN officials are still in negotiations with DePaul about renewing a d

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Microsoft, MLS, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs, Walt Disney

04/01/96
MLB'S NEWS: PHILLIES CANCEL OPENER DUE TO RAIN OR SALES?

With MLB''s opener last night, many media reports over the weekend focused on teams'' plans for the upcoming season. CANCELED OPENERS: Several MLB teams in northern cities -- the Indians, Phillies and

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays

04/01/96
QUESTIONS RAISED ON CLOSING OF JORDAN FOUNDATION

The N.Y. TIMES examined MICHAEL JORDAN''s children''s foundation in an extensive piece in the Sunday Business section. Jordan had said he would close the charitable foundation in a written statement r

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/01/96
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Molson-O''Keefe brewery will surrender rights to promote the Canadian Grand Prix next year as the brewer was unwilling to pay a 25% increase in rights fees asked for by the Formula One Constructors As

Tags: Formula One, Nike, Reebok

04/01/96
LEAGUE NOTES

Raiders Owner Al Davis tells the Akron BEACON JOURNAL that Cleveland will get a new NFL team "sooner than you think," which the BEACON JOURNAL''s Bart Hubbuch writes could mean a team playing at OSU''

Tags: Indianapolis Colts, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, NHL, Oakland Raiders, PGA Tour

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