Talk Of NBA Expansion To Europe Premature Damani Leech Leaving NCAA For NFL NBA Kings' Partnership Battles Breast Cancer Grizzlies Tout 90% Season-Ticket Renewal Rate Bulls Sign Deal With Polish Firm NBA's Tissot Deal Won't Prevent Team Deals Bucks Unveil New Alternate Jersey, Court NBA Hires Former Chairman Of Joint Chiefs No Decision On Class-Action Status For COA Suits Appeals Court Nixes Plan For NCAA To Pay Players
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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).