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Published March 13, 1995
The current issue of BUSINESS WEEK reports on the shareholder lawsuits that accuse Ryka Founder & CEO Sheri Poe of not selling the company to L.A. Gear for the highest possible bid. The piece notes that shareholders were "further incensed to learn" that Poe will get a "perk-laden" contract with L.A. Gear (BUSINESS WEEK, 3/20 issue)....Fleer Dir of Hobby Relations Ted Taylor said the baseball strike is the "final nail" for many mom- and-pop card dealers who were "undercapitalized and overly dependent on baseball card sales" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 3/12)....Coca-Cola will unveil its giant men's and women's NCAA tournament draw banners at the sites for both Final Fours in Seattle and Minneapolis (Coca-Cola)....BET's "Off the Court" profiled businesses owned by NBA players Charles Oakley (car wash) and Trevor Wilson and Don MacLean (deli) (BET, 3/11).