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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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07/23/97
NEW NCAA FOOTBALL BOWL ALLIANCE SETS UP CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

NCAA football''s Bowl Alliance "has reached agreement to continue its relationships" with the Fiesta, Orange and Sugar Bowls when the Rose Bowl joins the Alliance after the ''98 season, setting up a g

Tags: ABC, Colleges, NCAA, Walt Disney

06/02/97
TO KEEP AN EYE ON BOBBY KNIGHT? NCAA HEADQUARTERS TO INDIANA

The NCAA has selected Indianapolis as the new site for its headquarters, which had been in Kansas City since ''52, and will move sometime in the year 2000. NCAA Joint Policy Board Chair Sam Smith: "Ov

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04/30/97
COMPUSA SQUEEZES OUT DEAL EXTENSION FOR CITRUS BOWL

The CompUSA Florida Citrus Bowl has reached a five-year extension through 2002 with ABC-TV, the Big Ten and the SEC. Agreements with the Big Ten and SEC are worth $39M. The ''98 Citrus Bowl game will

Tags: ABC, Colleges, Walt Disney

04/29/97
NCAA STUDY SHOWS GENDER EQUITY STILL MAY BE 10 YEARS AWAY

A study released by the NCAA shows that from ''92 to ''97, women''s athletic programs at NCAA member schools "generally gained" in participation, scholarship dollars, coaches'' salaries and recruiting

Tags: Colleges, NCAA, Oakland Athletics

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

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

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

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Tags: Colleges

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

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

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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

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