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02/10/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Hartford, Michael Arace notes Oilers Owner Peter Pocklington''s plan to take the team public. Pocklington said he turned down an offer from an American investor to buy 49% of the Oilers. Arace note

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Toronto Blue Jays

02/07/97
AMAZING FEET: ALL-STAR WEEKEND GUIDE TO PLAYERS' SHOES

The following is a list of NBA All-Star Weekend participants and their shoes (THE DAILY): ALL-STAR GAME ROSTER EASTERN CONFERENCE SHOE WESTERN CONFERENCE SHOE V. Baker MIL Nike D. Schrempf SEA adidas

Tags: ABC, ATT, Converse, Fila USA, NBA, Nike, Reebok, Russell Athletic, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

02/07/97
STATE OF THE ARENA: CLEVELAND'S GOT ITS GUND

The following is a profile of Gund Arena in Cleveland, host of the NBA All-Star game (THE DAILY/USA TODAY, 9/6/96). ARENA: Gund Arena. Cleveland, OH TENANTS: NBA Cavaliers, IHL Lumberjacks. AGE: Opene

Tags: Aramark, Cleveland Cavaliers, Facilities, NBA

02/07/97
TV TIME-OUT: DETAILS OF NBA'S BROADCAST AND CABLE DEALS

The following chart indicates the growth of the NBA in both its broadcast and cable TV contracts (THE DAILY): CABLE BROADCAST SEASON NET AMOUNT   SEASON NET AMOUNT ''79-82 USA $1.5M/3yrs ''73-76

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBA, NBC, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/07/97
HALFTIME CEREMONY HONORS NBA'S GREATEST

All 49 living players from the NBA''s "50 Greatest Players" list will be present for a ceremony during halftime of the All-Star Game. The 50th player, the late Pete Maravich, will be represented by hi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

02/07/97
WHO BOUGHT TIME: A LOOK AT NBC'S AD ROSTER

McDonald''s will kick off a new campaign to promote its "Chicken McNuggets" throughout All-Star Weekend with TV spots from Burrell Communications, Chicago, featuring Grant Hill, Scottie Pippen and Juw

Tags: American Express, Anheuser Busch, ATT, Coca-Cola, DaimlerChrysler, IBM, McDonalds, NBC, Nike, Nissan, Reebok, TBS/TNT, Toyota, Wieden Kennedy

02/07/97
DON'T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT SEEING AMEX MILLION DOLLAR SHOT

In its second year as an NBA sponsor, American Express is sponsoring the AmEx "Million Dollar Shot" for the first time, where sweepstakes winner Jim Valente of Bradenton, FL, will have the chance to w

Tags: American Express, Foot Locker/Venator Group, NBA

02/07/97
ANALYSTS GIVE SCOUTING REPORT ON THE NBA'S NEXT TV DEAL

With the NBA''s broadcast and cable TV contracts up after the ''97-98 season, THE DAILY surveyed a panel of industry executives and media analysts to comment on the next round of TV negotiations. Amon

Tags: ABC, CBS, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/07/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

DENNIS RODMAN was a guest on the "Tonight Show." On Eugene Amos being arrested: "It''s a damn shame we got people that the first thing come out of their mouth is ''I want to sue you.'' Sue, not say ''

Tags: NBC, People and Pop Culture

02/07/97
NBA'S MOST MARKETABLE: HILL AND IVERSON TAKE TOP HONORS

In THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY''s 3rd annual survey on the NBA''s most marketable young stars, Grant Hill and Allen Iverson took top honors. This marks the third consecutive year Hill has been named the

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, Sports Illustrated

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