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02/11/98
THIRD TIME'S A CHARM? TWINS BILL PASSES MN SENATE COMMITTEE

A MN Senate committee "took the first step Tuesday toward building" a $284M stadium for the Twins, according to Robert Whereatt of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The bill approved by the committee now

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, MLB

02/11/98
MARINERS ANNOUNCE $4M LOSS IN '97, DOWN FROM $13M IN '96

The Mariners said that they lost $4M in ''97, despite setting records in attendance and increasing revenues by 35%, according to David Schaefer of the SEATTLE TIMES. Last year "was the best year finan

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners

02/11/98
CBS HOPES THERE IS NOWHERE TO GO BUT UP IN RATINGS RACE

CBS Sports'' Monday night coverage of the Winter Games earned a 14.8/23 rating and the network estimated that 55 million people watched all or part of the event coverage. The 14.8 rating is down 23% f

Tags: BBDO, CBS, Olympics, Viacom

02/11/98
THE STEFFES DREAMS ARE MADE OF: P.S. STARGAMES INKS KENT

Kent Steffes has signed a management deal with MA-based P.S./StarGames. Steffes is currently a spokesperson for Fila shoes, clothing and volleyballs; Oakley sunglasses; Hawaiian Tropic and Volleyball

Tags: Fila USA, Oakley

02/10/98
SNOWBOARDING STAYS IN THE NEWS: EVEN NBC NEWS INTO SHREDDING

Snowboarding''s debut at the Nagano Games was examined last night by NBC''s Roger O''Neil on "NBC Nightly News." O''Neil: "They were outlaws on the slopes -- but today the bad boys and girls in baggy

Tags: NBC, Olympics

02/10/98
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: The NFL''s salary cap "jumps" $10M to $51.507M in ''98, according to "preliminary projections" sent by the league to teams. For ''98, the estimated defined gross revenue -- broadcast and ticket i

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

02/10/98
LET IT STOP, LET IT STOP, LET IT STOP: WEATHER A CONCERN

Bad weather once again caused NAOC organizers Tuesday to "jiggle the badly mauled Alpine skiing program which has turned into a nightmare for traffic controllers and spectators alike," according to th

Tags: Olympics

02/10/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NPSL Regular Season Attendance Through February 9 TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY PERCENT CAPACITY PHILADELPHIA 14 116,057 8,289 14,500 57% ST. LOUIS 15 115,123 7,674 19,500 39% CL

Tags: NPSL, The Back of the Book

02/10/98
WHAT WILL IT SOUND LIKE IF THE NBA DOVES DON'T CRY

NBA owners need a simple majority, 15 of 29 votes, to reopen the CBA, however, "league officials say privately they need more like two-thirds, since unity would be all- important in a shooting war," a

Tags: Boston Celtics, Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

02/10/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

DEALS: Woolworth agreed to buy Athletic Fitters, which operates 94 stores in 17 Midwestern and Western states, for "about" $30M as it expands its Foot Locker brand (WASHINGTON POST, 2/10)....CO-based

Tags: Cablevision, Fila USA, Foot Locker/Venator Group, Madison Square Garden, PGA Tour, US West/Qwest

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