ESPN Intercepts NFL's Season-Opening Game

Umstead, R. Thomas
March 2002
Multichannel News;3/11/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p24
Reports the telecast of National Football League (NFL) season opener game by ESPN. Optimism on enhancement of ratings for the NFL package; Games between New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers; Evaluation of the performance of the telecast by ESPN and NFL executives.


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