NewSport

NewSport is a defunct American cable and satellite television network that was owned by Rainbow Programming Holdings, a joint venture between the Rainbow Media subsidiary of Cablevision, NBC and Liberty Media.[1] Predating the launch of the originally similar ESPNews by three years, it focused on 24-hour coverage of sports news and analysis.

NewSport
LaunchedOctober 1, 1993
ClosedJuly 9, 1997
Owned byRainbow Programming Holdings
(Cablevision
NBC
Liberty Media)
Picture format480i (SDTV)
SloganThe Sports News Channel (1993–1996)
Sports News As It Happens (1996–1997)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersBethpage, New York
Replaced byAmerican Sports Classics
Sister channel(s)SportsChannel

History

NewSport debuted on October 1, 1993, replacing SportsChannel America, a national version spun off of Rainbow's SportsChannel regional sports network group.[2] NewSport developed a unique sports ticker, known as the "NewSport Score Box", which debuted in 1995 and provided constantly updated score information on ongoing games and schedules for upcoming sports events at the bottom right of the screen.

The network also aired original programs such as NewSport Talk (a sports discussion program), NewSport Journal, NewSport Tonite (a nightly program featuring news and analysis on the day in sports) and Scoreboard Central (which premiered on April 29, 1995, a 12-hour sports news program that aired on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time).[3]

The network was slow to grow in coverage, with relatively limited carriage on cable system operators besides Cablevision, owner of SportsChannel and NewSport parent Rainbow Media. Ironically, even Cablevision did not give the network full-time coverage as it carried NewSport on the channel slots also occupied by The Weather Channel on some of their systems through a time-share arrangement. At its peak, NewSport had only about 10 million subscribers nationwide. This slow growth and lack of viewers, combined with the wide distribution and success of ESPNEWS and Rainbow reportedly losing more than $20 million operating the network, resulted in Rainbow Programming Holdings deciding to shut down NewSport on July 9, 1997.[4]

American Sports Classics

American Sports Classics is a network that focused on sports nostalgia programming; it was originally set to launch after NewSport ceased operations on July 9, 1997, however its launch was postponed "indefinitely" for a time, after Rainbow Media transferred control of the network to Fox/Liberty Networks, a joint venture between News Corporation, Liberty Media and Cablevision created after News Corporation acquired a 40% stake in Cablevision's sports properties for $850 million in June 1997.[5] When it launched that fall, the network featured a broad mix of biographical and magazine-style programs.

ASC's format contrasted with the similarly focused Classic Sports Network (which later became ESPN Classic), which at the time mostly showed archived sports event telecasts. Indeed, the reason why the launch was postponed in the first place was due to problems Rainbow faced in trying to obtain the rebroadcast rights to sporting events from the major professional and collegiate sports leagues or their broadcast partners, forcing American Sports Classics to rely on the magazine and biographical programs.[6] Like NewSport, ASC was unable to stand up to its competitors, specifically Classic Sports Network. The network ceased operations in mid-1998, shortly after SportsChannel discontinued operations upon its merger with Fox Sports Net.

References

  1. ^ John Dempsey (August 31, 1993). "Ailes cure for CNBC, talk web". Variety. Retrieved April 12, 2015.
  2. ^ "ESPN 2 Ready For Prime Time". The New York Times. June 5, 1993. Retrieved April 12, 2015.
  3. ^ "NEWSPORT TO LAUNCH NEWS PROGRAM SCOREBOARD CENTRAL". Sports Business Journal. April 26, 1995. Retrieved April 13, 2015.
  4. ^ "NEWSPORT ENDS OPERATION; SUBSCRIBERS GET NEW CLASSIC CHANNEL". Sports Business Journal. May 2, 1997. Retrieved April 12, 2015.
  5. ^ "SPORTS LANDSCAPE ALTERED WITH FOX/LIBERTY-CABLEVISION DEAL". Sports Business Journal. June 23, 1997. Retrieved April 13, 2015.
  6. ^ "AMERICAN SPORTS CLASSICS' LAUNCH ON HOLD "INDEFINITELY"". Sports Business Journal. July 9, 1997. Retrieved April 13, 2015.
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Kadavanthra Junction is the name of a major intersection in the CBD of Kochi ,which is one of the busiest and most important in the city, it also facilitates Kadavanthra Metro Station,catering passengers for Panampilly Nagar/Kadavanthra area.

The said junction is an intersection of the Sahodaran Ayyappan Road (east-west) with the Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road (north-south) and the K.P.Vallon Road (north-south).

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It is an expanding area and is close to the South Railway Station, with easy access to Kaloor, Vyttila and Cochin International Airport. Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road links northern and southern parts of Kochi.

Kadavanthra has become a major hub after the completion of Kaloor-Kadavanthra Road. The oldest and the major landmark of the place is the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA) building beside the Sahodaran Ayyapan Road. The close vicinity of the Ernakulam Junction Railway Station and residential colonies make this place high valued in real estate business.

The place is an important junction to go towards the Cochin Shipyard and the Naval base, it provides an alternate way to go to Atlantis via Railway gate or directly to the Thevara Junction, thus avoiding the usually busy M.G Road.

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The Regional Sports Centre (RSC) Rajiv Gandhi International Indoor Stadium

The Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA)

Statue of Sahodaran Ayyappan in the S.A Road

Office of Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB)

Office of the Housing Development Authority in Panampilly Nagar

The Kadavanthra Post Office on Cheruparambath Road

The Passport office in Panampilly Nagar

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Supplyco of the Civil Supplies Department, Government of Kerala in Gandhinagar

Kadavanthra Janamytri Police Station

Fire Engine Station

BSNL office

Kendriya Vidyalaya (Central School)

Office of Health Inspector

Elamkulam village office

The Indira Gandhi Co-operative Hospital

The Vijaya Hospital

The State Bank of India, Ernakulam South Branch is in S.A Road

The Bank of Baroda

The Federal Bank

Offices of Airtel, Reliance, Tata Indicom, Vodafone in S.A Road

Maannullil Builders Enterprises in S.A.Road

"Kallelil Building" in S.A.Road, accommodates Central Bank of India (Kadavanthra Branch).

Indian Overseas Bank ATM is in "Kallelil Building" Kadavanthra.

Asset Luminaire

Olive Downtown Hotel- 5 star luxury hotel

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Radisson Blu Kochi-5 star luxury hotel

Newsport.in

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