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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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GET WELL CARD TO DICK EBERSOL FROM THE HOME OF THE OLYMPICS

NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol is featured in an extensive profile in this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Jeffrey Scott writes that "if, in the rest of the world," the Olympic Games belong to IOC

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02/16/96
MEDIA NOTES

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ARE YOU READY FOR SOME NASCAR?! DAYTONA 500 RIDES SUNDAY

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02/16/96
TRIBE FLAGSHIP STAKES CLAIM ON NO. 1 SPORTS RADIO STATION

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Tags: Cleveland Indians, Media

02/15/96
NBC TO LOCK IN RYDER CUP; ESPN ANNOUNCES BASEBALL COVERAGE

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: IMG, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, NBC, NFL, Media, Time Warner

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