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02/09/99
ACC VS SEC RIVALRY HEATS UP: AUBURN PULLS OUT OF FSU GAME

The ACC has "threatened" to take the Univ. of Auburn to court and will "discourage" its members from playing against it in any sport because of Auburn''s decision to buy its way out of its September 2

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Walt Disney

02/05/99
WANTED: SPONSOR FOR TX BOWL WITH GOOD RATINGS AND ATTENDANCE

The Alamo Bowl is looking for a new title sponsor to replace Builders Square, the company which has sponsored the bowl game since its debut in ''93. The Hechinger Investment Co., which purchased Build

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney

02/05/99
ADIDAS OFFICIAL CLAIMS EXEC WITH NCAA TIES MADE SECRET OFFER

adidas Dir of Sports Marketing Robert Erb testified Wednesday that a Collegiate Licensing Co. exec with ties to the NCAA "discretely offered to help the shoe company circumvent on-going NCAA uniform c

Tags: Colleges, NCAA, Washington Nationals

02/03/99
NCAA WON'T NEED ITS PASSPORTS UNTIL THE 2000 BOWL SEASON

A proposed World College Bowl "won''t be held at the SkyDome this December," as the NCAA told event organizers the earliest date the game can be staged is December 2000, according to John Kryk of the

Tags: Colleges, NCAA, News Corp./Fox

02/01/99
ADIDAS CASE REGARDING NCAA LOGO REQUIREMENTS BEGINS TODAY

adidas America, which has "already filed an antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, is seeking preliminary injunction from the NCAA rule that restricts the use of logos on players'' uniforms," according t

Tags: Colleges, NCAA, Washington Nationals

01/28/99
OH CULLIGAN MAN, YOU HAD QUITE AN IMPACT ON SAN DIEGO!

The Culligan Holiday Bowl on December 30 in San Diego accounted for a "record" $26.5M boost to the local economy, according to a report by CA-based Marketing Information Masters and cited by the SAN D

Tags: Colleges

01/22/99
BROADCAST NEWS: TAR HEEL COACHES SIGN TV, RADIO SHOW DEALS

Univ. of North Carolina basketball coach Bill Guthridge and football coach Carl Torbush signed "personal-services contracts" with VilCom Sports, a Chapel Hill-based company that will produce weekly ra

Tags: Colleges, Oakland Athletics

01/20/99
THRILL (OR CHILL) OF SOUTH BEND TOO MUCH FOR HALL OF FAME?

The College Football Hall of Fame, which was constructed for $14M in South Bend, IN, drew only 71,700 in ''98, its third full year of operation, according to Kathleen McKernan of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR

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01/19/99
JUDGE'S RULING INCREASES NCAA COACHES PAYOUT BY ANOTHER $7M

U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil has added "another" $7M "or so to the NCAA''s crippling restricted-earnings verdict," according to Steve Rock of the K.C. STAR. Ruling on "post-trial motions," Vrati

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

01/13/99
NEUHEIS IN COACHING SALARIES: UW COACH CONTRACT DETAILS

Univ. of WA football coach Rick Neuheisel is still having his contract "negotiated, but some details are emerging," according to Marsha King of the SEATTLE TIMES. Neuheisel will receive a $195,000 bas

Tags: Colleges, Nike

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