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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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04/17/97
HEARING SET FOR MAY 22 ON COLLEGE BOWL ALLIANCE

The U.S. Senate plans to hold hearings next month on whether the College Bowl Alliance is "a monopoly that should be broken," according to Lee Davidson of the DESERET NEWS. U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT

Tags: Colleges

04/16/97
UNIV. OF SOUTH FLORIDA GETS CREATIVE IN NEW MARKETING DEAL

The Univ. of South Florida has signed a five-year deal with ESPN-subsidiary Creative Sports, Inc., a producer and distributor of college programming, according to Joey Johnston of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. C

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Walt Disney

04/10/97
READY TO BREAK THE ICE WITH NEW CHICAGO TOURNEY

Chicago-based KemperLesnik Communications will stage the Ice Breaker Cup, a college hockey tournament held to be held in Chicago at the Rosemont Horizon on October 11-12. The event will feature the Un

Tags: Colleges

04/09/97
NCAA NARROWS SEARCH FOR NEW HOME TO INDY AND KANSAS CITY

The NCAA has narrowed its search for a new home to Indianapolis and Kansas City, according to Kathleen Johnston of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. The NCAA eliminated Denver and the Dallas-Ft. Worth area

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

04/01/97
SAY GOODBYE TO KENTUCKY IN CONVERSE AS TEAM GOES TO NIKE

The Men''s and Women''s NCAA Basketball Tournaments concluded over the weekend, with Arizona beating Kentucky last night on CBS in overtime action. SWEET LUTE: Joyce Russell, Dir of Sales & Marketing

Tags: CBS, Colleges, Converse, ESPN, GTE, NCAA, Nike, Reebok, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

03/19/97
BOWL ALLIANCE MAY REACH COMPROMISE WITH WAC, CONFERENCE USA

Terms of a settlement that may occur "as early as today," provide an Alliance bowl invitation to Western Athletic Conference and Conference USA schools ranked eighth or higher, according to NEWDAY''s

Tags: Colleges, Ottawa Senators

03/17/97
U.S. SENATORS LEAD ANTITRUST INQUIRY INTO BOWL ALLIANCE

Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT), Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY), and Sen. Craig Thomas (R-WY) have asked the Dept. of Justice and the FTC to launch an inquiry into possible antitrust viola

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

02/14/97
NCAA FORMS NEW MARKETING UMBRELLA GROUP FOR FOOTBALL

The NCAA has formed "NCAA Football USA" to increase interest and awareness of college football. The organization will market and promote football on a national level by producing a marketing fund for

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

01/15/97
NCAA CONVENTION ENDS BY ALTERING NBA DRAFT GUIDELINES

"In its ongoing effort to address the issue of non- seniors entering the NBA draft," the NCAA voted to modify a rule created two years ago that allowed players to enter the draft but regain their coll

Tags: Colleges, NBA, NCAA, NFL

01/14/97
NCAA GOES TO WORK FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES

Beginning in the ''97-98 academic year, student-athletes will be able to work for pay while school is in session, according to Ivan Maisel of NEWSDAY. Proposal 62, passed in a 169-150 vote Monday at t

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

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