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"We won the championship. We're drinking champagne, but we have 14 guys grinding it out at a ballpark trying to watch it on their cell phones. They are the ones missing birthdays and their son's first Little League game" – Nationals President of Baseball Operations & GM Mike Rizzo , ...

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01/28/99
A'S LOSING A MORGAN DONOR? MLB ANALYST TO RECONSIDER BID

ESPN/NBC MLB analyst Joe Morgan is "having second thoughts about investing" in the A''s with the potential ownership group that includes former team exec VP Andy Dolich and Men''s Wearhouse Founder &

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, MLB, NBA, NBC, Oakland Athletics, Walt Disney

01/28/99
NBC FACES NORTH: EXPLORES NEW DOCUMENTARY SERIES

NBC Sports and The North Face, a CO-based outer gear manufacturer, announced plans to produce a series of adventure programming beginning in December ''99. The series, called "The North Face Expeditio

Tags: NBC, Media

01/28/99
A PERZEL TWIST: PA HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER CREATES NEW PLAN

PA House Majority Leader John Perzel said yesterday that there "just isn''t sufficient support in his chamber" to win approval for Gov. Tom Ridge''s stadium-financing proposal, according to Shelly & B

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

01/28/99
THE DAILY SEEKS ASSISTANT EDITOR; GREAT GROWTH POTENTIAL

THE DAILY is seeking an Assistant Editor responsible for the newsgathering, writing, production and editing of each issue of THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY. Job will be based in Charlotte, NC. The Assistan

Tags: Classified Advertisements

01/28/99
WANTED: AN ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE IN NEW YORK CITY

Well-established company has immediate opening for Account Exec. Position responsible for account management; working with company sponsors on marketing programs. Two years marketing experience, colle

Tags: Classified Advertisements

01/28/99
USA TODAY CALLS JORDAN BIO A SLAM DUNK; HALBERSTAM ON NBC

David Halberstam''s new biography on Michael Jordan, "Playing for Keeps," is a "meticulously reported book" and a "story of our times," according to USA TODAY''s Erik Brady. Halberstam "goes beyond" e

Tags: Chicago Bulls, NBC, Media

01/28/99
USOC TO PRESSURE SAMARANCH? IS POUND TOO TAINTED FOR POST?

The USOC, "divided about the future" of IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch, "is exploring ideas about the restructuring" of the IOC, according to Jere Longman of the N.Y. TIMES. The changes could in

Tags: IOC, Olympics, Sports Illustrated, USOC

01/28/99
GOLF MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

CT-based Spotlight Apparel, which manufactures polos, fleece, t-shirts and jackets, has become a retail licensee of the LPGA (LPGA)....MN-based Jostens inked an exclusive, multi-year deal making it th

Tags: LPGA, PGA Tour

01/28/99
ATLANTA FEELING SUPER IN 2003; SHELL LOOKS AT NFL RACE ISSUE

Atlanta "may pursue" the 2003 Super Bowl if the NFL decides in the next few months to move the game from San Francisco, according to Len Pasquarelli of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Although the city is s

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Kings, NFL

01/28/99
TELL THE TRUTH: SOME HAVE AD BUYS BELOW FOX'S $1.6M CLAIM

A "number of advertisers say they paid less" than the $1.6M average for a 30-second Super Bowl spot that Fox has touted, according to USA TODAY''s Bruce Horovitz. Horovitz: "Media gurus are starting t

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Yahoo

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