Hammon Headlines espnW's "Impact 25" Nike Reports Relatively Strong Q2 MJ Leads eBay Athlete Merch Sales Alexi Lalas Leaves ESPN For Fox Sports Bernie Ecclestone Retains Control Of F1 Univ. Of Miami Could End Nike Deal New Nike Campaign Features LeBron's "Heroes" "MNF" Down On ESPN For Saints-Bears Glazer Continues To Be Critical Of ESPN Bouchard's Nike Contract Nearing Expiration
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Published June 28, 1996
Anheuser-Busch Cos. expects to report a double-digit gain in profit per share for the second quarter, according to CFO W. Randolph Baker (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 6/28). ...ITT Corp. will partner with Planet Hollywood Int'l to build casinos in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and "perhaps elsewhere" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 6/28)....Shaquille O'Neal is starting a new record label called Twism (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 6/28)....PGA TOUR Shops, owned and operated by The Paradies Shops under license from the PGA Tour, have opened three new airport locations -- Vancouver, Reno/Tahoe, and Las Vegas McCarran (PGA TOUR Licensing)....Renault will "pull out" of Formula One racing at the end of the '97 season when its contracts with Williams and Benetton expire (NAT'L SPEED SPORT NEWS, 6/26 issue)....Nike has presented a check for $10,000 to Bobby Plump, President of "Friends of Hoosier Hysteria." The contribution will help the group challenge the Indiana High School Athletic Association's change in playoff structure (USA TODAY, 6/28)....John Salley wore a t-shirt on "Up Close" reading "Funkee Undee," which Salley says, "is the newest, most happening underwear line that's about to hit in 1997. Dennis Rodman is gonna push it out. The next best thing to being nude for Dennis is wearing Funkees" ("Up Close," ESPN, 6/27)....Following up on yesterday's DAILY, each of the 32 Volvo retailers participating in the "1996 Volvo Hole In One Charity Challenge" will provide a new Volvo as a hole-in-one prize to three local charity golf tournaments this summer.