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11/07/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Former NBA player KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR wants to bar Dolphins RB KARIM ABDUL-JABBAR, formerly know as Sharmon Shan, from using that name. The NBA''s Jabbar, who filed suit Thursday in LA, "claims there

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bulls, Miami Dolphins, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/07/97
CONVERSE TO GET RUNNING START ON '98 BASKETBALL SHOE LINE

Converse Senior VP/Marketing James Solomon said the company "will try to capture consumers'' changing tastes toward less bulky athletic shoes with the introduction of a running-style basketball shoe"

Tags: Converse

11/07/97
PENN STATE FOOTBALL MAKES THE PA VALLEY FEEL HAPPY, HAPPY

Penn State''s (PSU) home football games are "a money- making machine," according to Ed Moran of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. Ticket sales account for a weekly take of $2.189M or "approximately $13.1[M

Tags: Colleges

11/07/97
ON THE ROCKS: ESPN'S CAMPBELL WON'T DO GAMES FOR FOX SPORTS

ESPN MLB analyst Dave Campbell "will no longer be a part" of Rockies TV broadcasts, according to Tony DeMarco of the DENVER POST. Campbell, who has worked Rockies games over the last four years, is "c

Tags: Colorado Rockies, ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

11/07/97
LOCAL BIDDER PULLS OUT OF OILERS BIDDING

Edmonton city developer Robert Proznik announced yesterday that he was "no longer in the running" for the NHL Oilers, according to Jac MacDonald of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. Proznik said that he was withd

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL

11/07/97
DID DC AND DETROIT PASS THAT STRICT WNBA TICKET TEST?

Washington Sports & Entertainment has sold 5,268 WNBA season tickets, which tops the league-imposed ticket goal of 3,000 in order to qualify for a team. The NBA Board of Governors meeting next week wi

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Wilson Sporting Goods, WNBA

11/07/97
MLS SEARCHING FOR DIR OF SPECIAL EVENTS

Major League Soccer seeks Dir of Special Events. Exciting opportunity in NYC, minimum of 3 years event experience. Fax resume to Dianne McCaffrey at 212-450-1352 or 212-450-1303. No phone calls please

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11/07/97
ONE OF THESE GUYS IS LEAVING LAS VEGAS WITH THE BELT

About 12,000 tickets have been sold for Saturday''s Evander Holyfield-Michael Moorer fight at the Thomas & Mack Center, which is 6,000 fewer than the arena''s capacity and "about" 5,000 fewer than cra

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Events and Attractions, Showtime

11/07/97
AS CLOCK WINDS DOWN IN MN, POHLAD TRIES FOR A BUZZER BEATER

Amid a "political show of force," legislators, corporate and union leaders and the mayors of both Minneapolis and St. Paul "unveiled a plan" to transfer Twins ownership from Carl Pohlad to a nonprofit

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings

11/07/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are ET. ABC''s NCAA Football included OSU-MSU; OKLA-NEB; USC-WASH; and NC ST-FSU. The numbers were gathered from the

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney

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