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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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02/12/98
MEDIA NOTES

TCI said yesterday that it will raise its cable rates nationwide by an average of 5-5.5% (HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, 2/12)...."ET" will preview the SI swimsuit issue tonight (THE DAILY)....The Source has mov

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media

02/12/98
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL AND HBO PRESENT SPORTS LAW CONFERENCE

The Harvard Law School Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law and Home Box Office present "The 1998 Sports Law Conference" on February 27, 1:00-5:00pm, at Harvard Law School. The first panel, "Curr

Tags: Classified Advertisements, New York Mets, NHL, Oakland Athletics

02/12/98
ECHL GREETS NEWEST CORPORATE PARTNERS

The ECHL has announced the following marketing partnerships: The ECHL named AON Risk Services as the official insurance broker of the league for the ''97-98 season. AON is the second-largest insurance

Tags: ECHL

02/12/98
SPORTSRADIO WQAM SEEKING SPORTS MARKETING EXECUTIVE

Seeking experienced, self-motivated individual to sell play-by-play broadcast for three professional sports teams in South Florida, on the Flagship station, WQAM. Candidate should have strong presenta

Tags: Classified Advertisements

02/12/98
NORMAN GOES FOR GOLD: MEDALLIST GOLF DEVELOPMENTS TO EXPAND

GREG NORMAN''s golf estate development venture, Medallist Golf Developments, "has embarked on a multi- billion dollar expansion to build more than 45 golf estates throughout the US, Australia and Asia

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/12/98
COLUMBUS VOTE GOES AGAINST THIS CREW: STADIUM MEASURE FAILS

Dublin, OH, voters Tuesday "overwhelmingly rejected a plan to build a soccer stadium," leaving the MLS Crew''s future "uncertain," according to Jeff Ortega of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Unofficial totals

Tags: Columbus Crew, Facilities, MLS

02/12/98
OLYMPIC NOTES

Picabo Street, after winning her gold medal: "It was time to wake the Games up" (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 2/12). In Houston, John Lopez: "Picabo Street, American hero, certainly looks the part" (HOUST

Tags: CBS, Olympics, Viacom

02/12/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Umbro Int''l named FRANK CHAMBERLAIN CEO and CHARLES CANSLER CFO (Umbro)....ARTHUR SOLOMON was named Senior VP of Silverman Media & Marketing Group (SMMG)....Executive Sports Int''l appointed ROBERT H

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/12/98
KEEPING TRACK OF THE COLA WARS: PEPSI DEALS WITH PENSKE

PepsiCo agreed to a long-term deal to become the official soft drink of Penske Motorsports. Pepsi will title sponsor two new races -- The Pepsi 400 Winston Series and the Pepsi 200 Busch Grand Nationa

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, PepsiCo, R J Reynolds

02/12/98
LEAFS PURCHASE OF RAPTORS COULD GO THROUGH TODAY -- OR NOT

The Maple Leafs "are close to a dramatic deal" to buy the Raptors and share a downtown arena, according to Jim Byers of the TORONTO STAR. Sources said Raptors Majority Owner Allan Slaight has agreed t

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

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