N.Y. Fox-affiliate WNYC "was the only Fox affiliate in
the country not to pick up the national network feed" of the
Redskins-Cowboys game last night at 7:00pm ET. Fox Sports
VP/Media Relations Vince Wladika: "It was a decision that
our New York station made on Friday, and they are the only
one who chose not to go that route" (Baltimore SUN, 11/17).
...USA TODAY's Rudy Martzke reports that ESPN Radio, which
now consists of 16 weekend hours, will add 55 weeknight
hours in January, primarily game-related updates, as well as
15 weekday hours via talk from "The Sports Reporters"
panelist Tony Kornheiser (USA TODAY, 11/17)....Westinghouse
said it will officially change its name and stock symbol to
CBS on December 1. The Pittsburgh-based company sold its
industrial operations and said it will "focus solely on TV
and radio" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/17)....CNBC's "The Edge"
examined the emergence of new women's sports magazines.
Dewitt Media President Gene Dewitt: "The [WNBA] sold out ...
Figure skating commands a premium now on [TV] and does a
very good rating. So there are enough signs to me that
women's sports are becoming more important and that makes
them more important to marketers" (CNBC, 11/14).