U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" MLS Eyeing St. Paul For Expansion Club Angels Bad PR Continues With Dipoto Exit NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid GT To Benefit Financially From Ireland Game
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Maple Leaf President, GM and CEO CLIFF FLETCHER is expected to announce today a three-year extension of his contract to head the team through the '98-99 season, ending speculation that he would retire in 18 months (TORONTO STAR, 10/5)....Viacom Domestic Market President RICK JACOBSON has been named President and CEO of the Tribune Entertainment Co., replacing Donald Hacker who resigned in July (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 10/5)....Cubs GM LARRY HIMES was "reassigned" as dir of AZ operations and special assignment scout (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 10/5)....Rangers' defenseman BRIAN LEETCH appeared last night on the "Jon Stewart Show." A '93-94 Rangers Stanley Cup banner was raised in the studio (CBS, 10/4).