Jets Hire Ian Lasher; Brian Matthews Joins NFL Bills Raise Season-Ticket Prices Manziel Signs Multiyear Deal With Nike Nike's Parker Talks Innovation, Competition Terms Of Penn State's Nike Deal Remain Secret Questions Arise On Soldier Field Expansion Lions' Suh Could Negotiate Own Contract Jags Unveil '14 Season-Ticket Campaign Chicago Exploring Soldier Field Expansion Bills Move Toronto Game Back To Buffalo
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Published October 10, 1997
In addition to Topps Trading Cards and Reebok/Just For Feet offering NFL fans the chance to vote players to the Pro Bowl, for the fourth year in a row, AOL's Team NFL site will also provide voting for Pro Bowl selections (NFL)....Under his deal with BIG Entertainment to develop children's books and action figures, Magic Johnson "will not write the books but will have a hand in the overall creation and theme of the books." His name on the books will be used as "Magic Johnson Presents..." or "Magic Johnson's..." (N.Y. POST, 10/10)....Mongoose Bicycles, the No. 4 bicycle shop brand, is rolling out its "Cross the Line" TV campaign, which runs nationally starting October 27. USA TODAY's Sal Ruibal calls it a "bold step" because TV "isn't cost-effective for a niche such as $500-plus bikes" (USA TODAY, 10/10)....In AZ, Bill Huffman profiles Nike's golf business and notes that Tiger Woods' new Air Zoom TW signature shoe -- available in black, white, metallic and varsity red -- will retail for $225 (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 10/10)....U.S. alpine skiing and slalom specialist Carrie Sheinberg has selected Sue Rodin, of NY-based Stars & Strategies, Inc., as her exclusive marketing agent (Stars & Strategies).