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08/17/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

THE E-BUSINESS SOLUTION? The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Andy Bernstein reports that IBM has an "agreement in principal" with NBAP to renew its NBA sponsorship, with the "understanding that IBM will bec

Tags: ABC, Champ Car World Series, DaimlerChrysler, IBM, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, NHL, Oakley, Philadelphia Eagles, PVI, Walt Disney

08/17/99
MLB FRANCHISE NOTES: SELIG-PRIEB UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT

Brewers President & CEO Wendy Selig-Prieb, on complying with MLB wishes and seeking minority candidates for the team''s GM and manager openings: "I feel it''s the right thing to do. I think it''s not

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

08/17/99
JUST MOVE IT? CBS FINALLY AGREES TO TWEAK ITS NIKE AD PARODY

A week after NBC "pulled" an ad promoting the "Mike O''Malley Show," which parodied Nike''s spot featuring Tiger Woods bouncing a golf ball on his club face (see THE DAILY, 8/10), CBS is "still runnin

Tags: CBS, NBC, Nike, Viacom

08/17/99
SPONSORS HAVE SECOND THOUGHTS ABOUT DUBOSE AFTER SETTLEMENT

Several Univ. of AL football sponsors "have decided not to use" photos of football coach Mike DuBose "to promote their products this year" due to the school''s settlement of a sexual harassment compla

08/17/99
SPORTSLINE USA BROADENS CBS RELATIONSHIP WITH WESTWOOD DEAL

Westwood One has signed a three-year, $9M promotional and programming agreement with SportsLine USA. SportsLine will co-produce exclusive pre-game, halftime and post-game updates along with scoreboard

Tags: CBS, NFL, Media, SportsLine.com, Viacom

08/17/99
OUTSIDE THE WALL: TURNER DEVELOPS HUGE DISPLAY NEAR ARENA

Downtown Atlanta visitors will "be greeted by a 55- foot-tall, 150-foot-wide mega-display for the new Philips Arena," according to Julie Hairston of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. With the "massive facade,

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, Time Warner

08/17/99
EVEN WITH NO DEAL, PENS HAVE ENOUGH FUNDS TO COVER THE MONTH

The Penguins "have access to enough money to operate until the end of the month," meaning prospective Owner Mario Lemieux "does not need to close on his purchase and refinancing of the team this week,

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

08/17/99
IS ABC/ESPN TIE A FACTOR IN EISNER'S DECISION TO SELL?

Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner is interviewed by James Bates of the L.A. TIMES and while he would not confirm plans to sell the Angels and Mighty Ducks, Bates writes that "reading between the lines, i

Tags: ABC, LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, Franchises, NHL, Walt Disney

08/17/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Tampa, Smith & Richardson report that the AFL Storm are moving to Oklahoma City "barring a last-minute snag." But NHL Lightning President Ron Campbell said that Palace Sports & Entertainment, which

Tags: AFL, BSkyB, Franchises, Houston Rockets, Manchester United, New England Revolution, NHL, NPSL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Seattle Storm, Tampa Bay Lightning

08/17/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN promoted MILT LAWRENCE to the newly created position of Dir of Program Planning. He will be responsible for day-to-day scheduling and strategic planning for ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS and ESPN Classic.

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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