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Fox Sports has reached a deal with the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational and Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic to sell all of the events’ multimedia assets. The deal makes FS1 the home of the two men’s regular-season college basketball tournaments ( Fox Sports ). The Magic anno...

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05/06/98
MEDIA NOTES

The WALL STREET JOURNAL''s Pope & Cauley examine the efforts of broadcast networks to convince advertisers to buy time on the networks, rather than on cable. CBS has sent out a study which shows stati

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05/06/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB National League Attendance Through May 3 YEAR-TO-DATE   COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES 98 AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''97 AVG. %+/- ''96 AVG. %+/- AZ 12 46,355 556,257 96% — — — 

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05/06/98
FACILITY NOTES

NJ Gov. Christie Whitman yesterday put her state "back in the hunt for Yankee Stadium." Whitman said that her administration will "help prepare a plan for moving the Yankees" to NJ if Yankees Owner Ge

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05/06/98
SPURS OFFICIALS MEET WITH BITTERBLUE EXECS TO DISCUSS ARENA

The Spurs'' plan for a new arena on a Northeast Side of the city is "not winning strong support from City Hall," according to Williams & Anderson of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS- NEWS. Yesterday it was rep

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

05/06/98
CAROLINA BLUES: BEAVER "DISAPPOINTED" AS VOTERS REJECT TAX

Voters in the NC Triad area yesterday "hollered a loud ''No!'' to a tax to build a baseball stadium," according to Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The "resounding" defeat in both Guilford

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, R J Reynolds

05/06/98
CULTURES COLLIDE AS NASCAR MAKES PIT STOP IN HOLLYWOOD

In Philadelphia, Bill Fleischman writes that "NASCAR''s Night In Hollywood" last Friday, broadcast on ESPN, was "smoothly produced and everyone seemed to have a good time," but "you had the feeling ma

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, NASCAR, Walt Disney

05/06/98
LIFETIME TOUTS ALL-FEMALE PRODUCTION CREW FOR WNBA TELECASTS

Lifetime TV has assembled an all-female team of sports TV talent to produce its ''98 WNBA telecasts. Lisa Seltzer, who has directed ABL games for Fox Sports Net and NHL games for ESPN, was named the b

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Indiana Pacers, Madison Square Garden, MLS, NBA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

05/06/98
FALK FUSING SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT THROUGH SFX DEAL

The sum of the sale of David Falk''s FAME to SFX on Monday could exceed $150M in cash and stock, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. SFX is paying $82.9M in cash, one million shares of st

Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Nike, Time Warner

05/06/98
EVENT NOTES: TIGER'S BEAT

NEWSWEEK''s Dickey & Power preview the upcoming World Cup and write that while U.S. men "just don''t tune in" to soccer, women "are getting very, very interested. And as the World Cup tournament begin

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05/06/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

AGED BREW AD IRKS PARENTS: In Boston, David Arnold reports that a Boston Lager Beer ad on the outfield wall of a Little League park in Newton, MA, "has some parents crying foul." The 4-by-8-foot ad re

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