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Published November 20, 1997
ABC has been negotiating to lease space for "Good Morning America" in a 33-story building on Broadway in Times Square. The plan "would include an ESPN-sports themed restaurant" (Peter Johnson, USA TODAY, 11/20)... ...BRANDWEEK's Terry Lefton reports that Sugar Bowl sponsor Nokia has extended its exposure around the New Year as it has signed on to put its name on a live John Mellencamp concert on VH-1 on New Year's Eve from 10:30pm-1:00am. The Marketing Arm in Dallas is handling (BRANDWEEK, 11/17 issue)....Total Soccer, the country's largest indoor soccer facility, will open December 26 in Wixom, MI. The $9M, 38- acre complex features four soccer fields and can host soccer, football, lacrosse, and as co-Owner Robert Scheuer says, "even conventions" (DETROIT NEWS, 11/20).