Netscape and SportsLine USA Provide NCAA College Basketball Coverage

Posted on March 8, 1999

Netscape Communications Corporation has announced that it will offer comprehensive coverage of the 1999 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament through its relationship with SportsLine USA on the Netscape Netcenter portal site. Netscape will offer March Mayhem content including game coverage, tournament scores, team statistics, rankings, feature stories and related information provided by SportsLine USA to fans of the annual college basketball tournament via the recently-launched Netscape Sports Channel.

In addition, Netscape and SportsLine USA will launch the Netscape March Mayhem Bracket Contest on Netscape Netcenter. Beginning Sunday evening, March 7, fans can go to the Netscape March Mayhem Bracket Contest link on the Netscape Sports Channel and pick who they think will win the 1999 Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament. The grand prize-winner will receive US $1000, and additional cash prizes will be awarded to the four runners-up.

"Netscape offers college basketball fans a chance to get complete NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament coverage from the Netscape Sports Channel," said Jerrell Jimerson, vice president of consumer, business and finance programming for Netscape Netcenter. "Fans can keep up-to-date with the latest NCAA basketball scores, feature stories and information from Netscape Netcenter, the one stop destination for the latest in sports."
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