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09/25/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

IBM Canada "is spending $50,000 to sponsor the Canadian women''s hockey team and three of its players" for one year, with an option for renewal. The three sponsored players are Fiona Smith, Angela Jam

Tags: IBM, NBC, Nike, Seattle Mariners, TNN

09/25/97
TALE OF TWO, NEW PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUES

Houston will receive a franchise in the newly formed Regional Football League (RFL), scheduled to start in March ''98, along with teams in Boston; Shreveport; Mobile; Akron and Wilmington, DE, accordi

Tags: CFL, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Walt Disney

09/25/97
THE DAILY NEEDS WRITER TO SHARE IN FUN OF SPORTS BUSINESS

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is expanding its editorial staff and is seeking an entry-level staff writer for our office in South Norwalk, CT. Applicants should have an excellent knowledge of the industry

Tags: Classified Advertisements

09/25/97
K.C. COLUMNISTS WEIGH IN ON ROYALS' OWNERSHIP SITUATION

In K.C., two columnists comment on the Royals'' ownership situation. Columnist Jerry Heaster, on the team''s Board of Directors'' failure to hold an auction for team ownership: "It''s inexplicable tha

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

09/25/97
LIONS TRY TO KEEP ALL THE CHEESE OUT OF DETROIT

Despite the Lions'' "best efforts," there may be "as many as" 16,000 Packers fans at the sold-out Silverdome for Sunday''s Packers-Lions game, according to Curt Sylvester of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. La

Tags: Detroit Lions, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Ticketmaster

09/25/97
HAS "INFIGHTING" AT COURT TV SLOWED SPORTS LAW SERIES?

VARIETY''s John Dempsey notes "corporate infighting" at Court TV between its three owners, Time Warner, NBC and Liberty Media. In March, Time Warner "installed one of its veteran" execs, Thayer Bigelo

Tags: Cablevision, NBC, New York Liberty, Media, Time Warner

09/25/97
HUB GETS '99 MIDSUMMER CLASSIC; IS NOMAR THE EARLY MVP FAV?

AL President Gene Budig officially awarded the ''99 MLB All-Star Game to the Red Sox. It will be the first All-Star Game at Fenway Park since 1961 (MLB). In Boston, Peter May writes that the Red Sox "

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, Walt Disney

09/25/97
TWINS STADIUM VOTE "DOOMED TO FAILURE," LEGISLATOR SAYS

MN House leaders have told Gov. Arne Carlson''s aides that the votes "are not there to pass any kind of stadium bill at an October special session," according to Robert Whereatt of the Minneapolis STA

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins

09/25/97
NHL OILERS' WEAK TV SIGNAL MEANS RURAL FANS MAY BE SHUT OUT

"Angry" NHL Oilers fans are phoning the team "in droves over a glitch in [TV] coverage that prevents many rural fans from seeing the games," according to a CP report in the EDMONTON JOURNAL. Fledgling

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, NHL, Media

09/25/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

NFL NEWS: Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau President Kevin Kane on the Oilers'' "nonsupport" in Memphis: "We work so hard to pump up the assets of Memphis''s image, and this is a black eye for us.

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, MLB, NFL, Toronto Blue Jays

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