America Online and ABC Sports will produce a sports area on AOL's Sports Channel offering access to a variety of ABC sporting events. ABC and AOL will jointly sell ads on the service and will create integrated broadcast/online packages. Specific content for the site is under development. The agreement is the latest in a growing relationship between the two companies. Earlier, ABC and AOL expanded their relationship concerning ABC News. AOL will host a mirrored ABC News Web site and will offer exclusive content. ABC News' site goes live May 15.
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