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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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COLLEGE NOTES: CBS' DELUCA & KENIN NAMED MOST INFLUENTIAL

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Tags: ABC, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, NCAA, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/04/95
WOMENS HOOPS TAKES A SPIN IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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Tags: CBS, Colleges, ESPN, NBA, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/03/95
NCAA NEWS: BIG TALK OF POINT SPREADS AND POCKETBOOKS

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Tags: Colleges, NCAA

03/31/95
IS FINAL FOUR A "POOR MAN'S SUPER BOWL" FOR ADVERTISERS?

Advertisers are saying this weekend''s NCAA men''s Final Four will give them "as much publicity and promotional opportunities of a Super Bowl ad at a fraction of the cost." United Airlines, Gillette,

Tags: Colleges, DaimlerChrysler, NCAA, Nike, Pennzoil

03/30/95
JUDGE RULES BROWN UNIV. BIASED TOWARD FEMALE ATHLETES

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Tags: Colleges

03/21/95
ABC EXAMINES THE BIG TIME ECONOMICS OF BUILDING A WINNER

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Tags: ABC, Colleges, NCAA, Walt Disney

03/21/95
SEWING UP DEALS FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL GAMES

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Tags: Colleges, FedEx, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

03/14/95
OUTSIDE THE LINES: ESPN LOOKS AT MONEY & COLLEGE BASKETBALL

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Tags: Colleges, ESPN, NBA, Walt Disney

03/14/95
IT'S MARCH GLADNESS FOR NCAA SPONSORS

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Tags: CBS, Coca-Cola, Colleges, Foot Locker/Venator Group, NCAA, Pennzoil, PepsiCo, Sprint, Viacom, Wheaties

03/14/95
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Tags: Colleges, Converse, NCAA, Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals

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