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02/11/98
NIKE'S BACKING OF KENYANS LEADS TO CHARGES OF EXPLOITATION

Nike''s role with Kenya''s two-man cross-country ski team, Philip Boit and Henry Bitok, is examined today after Nike''s Dir of Asian Marketing Steve Miller and the athletes held a press conference in

Tags: CBS, Nike, Olympics, Viacom

02/11/98
THE VILLAGE PEOPLE: NHL STARS FIT IN JUST LIKE REGULAR FOLK

The Olympics received a shot of celebrity power as NHL players arrived in Nagano and proceeded to the Olympic Village. A crowd of 3,000 met Wayne Gretzky upon his arrival (Mark Hermann, NEWSDAY, 2/11)

Tags: Dallas Stars, NBA, NHL, Olympics, Southwest Sports Group

02/11/98
NBA AIMS FOR REPLICA BOOST WITH TWO-PLAYER REVERSIBLE JERSEY

The NBA will "experiment" with a reversible jersey featuring players from two different teams, to hit retail April 15, "followed by a mid-tier jersey" for fall, according to Andy Bernstein of SPORTING

Tags: NBA

02/11/98
THIRD TIME'S A CHARM? TWINS BILL PASSES MN SENATE COMMITTEE

A MN Senate committee "took the first step Tuesday toward building" a $284M stadium for the Twins, according to Robert Whereatt of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The bill approved by the committee now

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, MLB

02/10/98
LET IT STOP, LET IT STOP, LET IT STOP: WEATHER A CONCERN

Bad weather once again caused NAOC organizers Tuesday to "jiggle the badly mauled Alpine skiing program which has turned into a nightmare for traffic controllers and spectators alike," according to th

Tags: Olympics

02/10/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

DEALS: Woolworth agreed to buy Athletic Fitters, which operates 94 stores in 17 Midwestern and Western states, for "about" $30M as it expands its Foot Locker brand (WASHINGTON POST, 2/10)....CO-based

Tags: Cablevision, Fila USA, Foot Locker/Venator Group, Madison Square Garden, PGA Tour, US West/Qwest

02/10/98
IHL BLADES SEEKING SENIOR VP/BUSINESS OPERATIONS

The IHL K.C. Blades are seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to oversee business operations for the eight-year-old franchise. Ideal candidate will have 7-10 years experience in pro spor

Tags: AEG, Classified Advertisements, Colorado Rapids

02/10/98
OLYMPIC NOTES: COLUMNISTS WEIGH IN ON WOMEN'S HOCKEY

In S.F., C.W. Nevius: "Frankly, women''s hockey isn''t exactly taking these Olympics by storm." The crowd for yesterday''s USA-Sweden game "was generously counted at 3,608" (S.F. CHRONICLE, 2/10). In

Tags: CBS, IBM, Olympics, Sports Illustrated, TBS/TNT, Viacom

02/10/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

WOMEN''S HOOPS: ABL CEO Gary Cavalli said the league plans to announce the addition of one expansion team by March 1. The "leading contenders" are Tampa and Nashville (HARTFORD COURANT, 2/10)....76ers

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, MLB, New York Yankees, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Mercury, WNBA, YankeeNets

02/10/98
GOLF'S GOVERNORS LINE UP BEHIND TOUR, BUT MEDIA PICKS MARTIN

As Casey Martin vs. the PGA Tour resumes today in Oregon, golf''s major governing bodies are "siding with the PGA Tour''s decision to ban carts" during tournament play, according to Marcia Chambers of

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, PGA Tour, USGA

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