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04 / 22 / 14

MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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"APOLOGY" FROM ROYALS BRASS (PLUS FREE TIX) AVERTS BOYCOTT

Royals CEO David Glass, President Mike Hermand and GM Herk Robinson met with the K.C. STAR editorial board to announce a form of apology to fans: free general admission to the first four home games, a

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

04/13/95
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY "PURE PLAY" STOCK TICKER

52-WEEK COMPANY SYM CLOSE +/- OPEN HIGH LOW VOLUME Bos. Celtics BOS 21 0 21 24 1/8 18 3/4 1200 Cobra Golf CBRA 29 -1 30 41 1/2 13 3/8 409500 Converse CVE 9 3/4 0 9 3/4 12 5/8 9 1/4 15300 Callaway Golf

Tags: Boston Celtics, Callaway Golf, Converse, Fila USA, Acushnet, Nike, Reebok, The Back of the Book

04/13/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The return of MICHAEL JORDAN to the Bulls may give his agent DAVID FALK and his F.A.M.E agency "increased muscle" over Advantage International and ProServ, which "compete in the cutthroat business of

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors

04/13/95
TEAMS AND STATIONS MAY SEE NEW RELATIONSHIPS IN RIGHTS DEALS

With baseball''s strike ended, some advertisers will "proceed cautiously" on the decision to return to baseball, but a "longer- term consequence of the strike could be a changing of the way stations a

Tags: Media

04/13/95
MONTANA UPDATE: AGENT CONFIRMS PRESS CONFERENCE

JOE MONTANA''s agent, PETER JOHNSON of IMG, confirmed that Montana will appear at a press conference in San Francisco Tuesday to announce his future plans (IMG). Many rumors have been circulating this

Tags: IMG, NBC, People and Pop Culture

04/13/95
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"For those in Missouri about to discover these Rams, this is a darker day than any of them can possibly fathom at the moment." -- Columnist Mike Penner (L.A. TIMES, 4/13).

Tags: Front Page, St. Louis Rams

04/13/95
BEARS MAKE IT OFFICIAL -- THEY WANT OUT OF THEIR DEN

Bears President Michael McCaskey announced the team''s latest proposal to move from Soldier Field. The plan calls for a $285M, 74,000-seat stadium financed primarily by public funds to be located at o

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

04/13/95
IN AN ABOUT-FACE, CARTER NOW WISHES TO KEEP REUNION STANDING

Mavericks Owner Donald Carter has changed his position on tearing down Reunion Arena. Carter, who had said that keeping Reunion "would detract from a new arena" to be built nearby, now says destroying

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

04/13/95
SCHANZER MAKES THE CASE FOR KEEPING THE BASEBALL NETWORK

Ken Schanzer is the President and CEO of The Baseball Network, the joint venture formed between MLB, ABC and NBC in July 1993. At The Baseball Network, Schanzer is responsible for all of MLB''s broadc

Tags: ABC, CBS, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/12/95
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Three sporting goods chains have plans to open superstores in the Detroit area in the next year. The new chains are Pittsburgh-based Dick''s Sporting Goods, Tampa-based Sports & Recreation and IL-base

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, MLB, NFL, PepsiCo

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