TEAM MEDIA NEWS & NOTES: HURRICANES TO ANNOUNCE TV PACKAGE
Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford said that the team could
announce a TV deal this week that will put 25 to 30 games on
three networks during the '97-98 season, according to Scott
Michaux of the Greensboro NEWS & RECORD. Games will be seen
on Fox SportsSouth, HTS and Capital Broadcasting. The NEWS
& RECORD'S Michaux adds that the package "is far smaller"
than had been desired (Greensboro NEWS & RECORD, 9/16).
NEWS & NOTES: The Lightning has added WLVU-FM to the
SportsChannel Radio/Lightning Network for the '97-98 season
(Lightning)....Entercom Communications "landed" the Royals'
radio broadcast rights and its local station, KMBZ-AM, will
be the team's flagship in '98 (K.C. STAR, 9/13).