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09/14/98
MEDIA NOTES

Fox Sports took out a full-page ad in USA TODAY touting Fox Sports News. The ad reads: "Where would you turn for the best sports news? Fact: Fox Sports News is fed by 22 regional networks -- who are t

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Blackhawks, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, Madison Square Garden, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

09/14/98
MOLDED OUT OF CLAY: FORD JR. TO RUN MOTOR COMPANY, LIONS

WILLIAM CLAY FORD JR., 41, a great grandson of HENRY FORD, was named Chair of the Ford Motor Co., replacing ALEX TROTMAN who will retire a year earlier than expected, according to Keith Bradsher of th

Tags: Detroit Lions, NFL, People and Pop Culture

09/11/98
AHL FINDS THERE THAT VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS

The AHL will expand to the Hampton Roads area of VA for the ''99-2000 season. The league''s Board of Governors unanimously approved an application for an expansion team from a company owned by Hampton

Tags: AHL, ECHL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Seattle Mariners

09/11/98
CANWEST CANS DEAL FOR NETSTAR, CITING ESPN'S GREAT POWER

CanWest Global Communications Corp. "has shelved its offer" to buy NetStar Communications, which owns Canadian sports net TSN, "citing major differences with NetStar''s one-third owner," ESPN, accordi

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

09/11/98
MEDIA NOTES

NO FINAL RATINGS: Due to the Labor Day holiday, final network ratings from last weekend''s sports events were unavailable at press time (THE DAILY). NHL PERSONALITIES: "Hockey Night In Canada" announc

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Los Angeles Kings, Madison Square Garden, Nashville Predators, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, San Francisco Giants, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/11/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In L.A., Jon Wilner cites public documents which show that UCLA''s recent deal with adidas is worth $19M over six years. While the deal "doesn''t approach" the Univ. of MI''s deal with Nike, reportedl

Tags: Denver Broncos, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Miami Heat, NFL, Nike, Sears, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

09/11/98
COBRA PLAYS THROUGH TOUGH CONDITIONS, DISMISSES REEBOK SALE

Wally Uihlein, President of MA-based Acushnet, parent company of Cobra Golf, denied rumors that Cobra "would be sold to Reebok," according to Don Bauder of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. However, Cobra

Tags: Finance, Acushnet, Reebok

09/11/98
TASTES GREAT, OR LESS FILLING? THE BEER OF SPORTS FANS

From January through July ''98, ESPN Chilton Sports Poll asked 528 people ages 21+, who attend pro sporting events at least "once every few months," what their favorite brand of beer is. The following

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Heineken, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

09/11/98
HARD HATS, PEOPLE! ISLANDERS PACK UP AND LEAVE OVER SAFETY

The Islanders "backed up several trucks" to Nassau Coliseum and "moved out" one day after filing a lawsuit against facility manager SMG, according to Monte Young of NEWSDAY. The team will move to its

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Islanders

09/11/98
MCILHENNY DEBATE HEATS UP OVER TABASCO LOGO ON WALTRIP CAR

A federal judge has "refused to grant a motion by the McIlhenny Co. that would force" Darrell Waltrip''s racing team to remove all Tabasco logos from its car before this weekend''s Select Batteries 40

Tags: NASCAR, R J Reynolds

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