SBD/25/Leagues Governing Bodies

LEAGUE NOTES

          DISNEY SET TO ACQUIRE WPVA?  Walt Disney "is in serious
     talks to acquire" the WPVA, according to a report in AD AGE. 
     AD AGE: "At least one sports marketing executive familiar
     with the situation said the deal has been completed, but ABC
     executives said talks are still ongoing" (AD AGE, 11/24).
          NOTES: Indianapolis Motor Speedway has become part of
     the Int'l Race of Champions series, joining tracks at
     Daytona, FL; Fontana, CA and Brooklyn, MI.  The IROC will
     race at IMS July 31, the day before the Brickyard 400 (STAR-
     NEWS, 11/25)...The AFL's Anaheim Piranhas have ceased
     operation.  The league is reviewing options with respect to
     new ownership (AFL)....The CISL Portland Pride withdrew from
     the league but will work with the league to pursue an
     alternative to keep the team in operation (Mult., 11/20).

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