Bulls Brass Parts Ways With Thibodeau Warriors-Rockets Gets Big Viewership For ESPN Brewers Debut "Selig Experience" At Miller Park Royals' TV Ratings Lead MLB This Season Minneapolis MLS Team A Long-Term Investment Reds, P&G Adding Second Videoboard At GABP Senators' Murray Stepping Down After '15-16 Montreal Wants To Host MLB Regular-Season Games Franchise Notes Lightning Take Social Media Taglines To Market
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Published October 17, 1997
MLB: CNBC's Don Dahler examined News Corp.'s purchase of the Dodgers and noted that "a phrase being batted around to describe what Murdoch will do with the Dodgers is 'take it global.'" Sports marketing analyst Don Dixon: "They've got a great opportunity long-range to get fifty, a hundred times their money back over the relatively near haul" (CNBC, 10/16)....Although the city of Baltimore "was willing" to throw a parade for the Orioles, the team turned down the offer (Baltimore SUN, 10/17). GENERAL: The MLS Rapids drew 18,452 for Wednesday night's playoff game, which was the third-highest weekday crowd of '97 (USA TODAY, 10/17).....ESPN's Gary Thorne was the emcee at a rally yesterday in Columbus, OH, which launched the sale of PSLs for that city's expansion NHL franchise (COLUMBUS DISPATCH, 10/16).