ACOG COO A.D. Frazier predicted the Atlanta Games would turn
"a slim profit."  Frazier:  "There's not going to be a big
windfall for anyone, I'll tell you that right now.  If there's
anything at all, it's going to be very low numbers."  The major
remaining expense for ACOG is $30M to retrofit Olympic Stadium
for use by the Braves (AP/ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 8/7)....NBC
reports the Games were watched by 209 million viewers, the most
of any event in TV history.  NBC estimates that its coverage
reached 91.7% of all U.S. TV households (NBC Sports)....Ray
Flynn, one of the agents for 100-meter gold medalist Donovan
Bailey, floated the idea of a 150-meter race against Michael
Johnson.  Flynn said they have not discussed the idea with
Johnson's representatives (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS,
8/7)....Sponsor NationsBank has received criticism for its
decision to program its ATM's at olympic venues to accept only
NationsBank bank cards (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 8/7)....Fieldcrest
Cannon Inc., an ACOG licensee, expects to absorb a loss on the
millions invested in bedding products featuring the Olympic logo
and mascot Izzy (Charlotte BUSINESS JOURNAL, 8/5)....The Atlanta
City Council held a second day of hearings from vendors upset
with B.G. Swing Games Management, the city's Olympic marketer and
vending licensor (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 8/7).
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