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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

04 / 15 / 14

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners today expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite several high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell . Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business S...

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REEBOK SEARCHES FOR THE ANSWER AS STOCK PRICE TUMBLES

Reebok stock dropped for the second day in a row on Wednesday, as analysts cited "disappointing sales figures" for the company''s new basketball sneaker, Allen Iverson''s The Answer, according to DOW

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12/04/97
DETAILS BEGIN TO EMERGE ON INVESTIGATION OF DEBARTOLO

A Federal grand-jury investigation of 49ers co-Owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. is "focusing on a $400,000 cash payment he made to former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards less than three weeks before his company obtai

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12/04/97
NO MEMPHIS BLUES AGAIN: NIKE ADDS JOBS THROUGH EXPANSION

Nike officially opened a new apparel distribution center in Memphis, TN. The upgraded facility includes expanded warehouse and office space, an employee communications center, store and gym. Nike now

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12/04/97
CHEVRON INKS REPORTED $15-20M PACT WITH MLB GIANTS

The MLB Giants have inked a new multimillion dollar marketing agreement with Chevron Corp. where fans may be able to purchase tickets while they buy gas at a Chevron station, according to Douglas Robs

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12/04/97
WIZARDS' YELLOW BRICK ROAD IS CROWDED, BUT EASY TO GET TO

The day after the MCI Center officially opened, officials met "to see what needed adjusting," according to Montgomery & Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. Traffic inside the building was at the "top of the

Tags: Facilities, NBC

12/04/97
DALLAS ARENA GETS MORE FUNDING, BUT ARE COSTS "MUSHROOMING"?

The city of Dallas has agreed to "kick in an extra" $20M for "road and sewer projects" around the proposed new arena for the Mavericks and Stars, prompting complaints that "subsidies are mushrooming,"

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

12/04/97
NOW APPEARING: PATRICK EWING, WAYNE GRETZKY & THE ROCKETTES

Cablevision Systems acquired Radio City Productions, which operates Radio City Music Hall (RCMH), from the Rockefeller Group in a deal valued at $400M. Cablevision plans to spend another $25M renovati

Tags: Cablevision, Events and Attractions, Madison Square Garden

12/04/97
WASHMORE GAMES? DC & BALTIMORE TO COMBINE 2012 OLYMPIC BID

Washington, DC and Baltimore corporate leaders "overwhelmingly agreed" yesterday that the two cities should join forces in a "unified bid" for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, according to Charles Babin

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12/04/97
EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES

The Nike Tour, "unable to attract enough corporate sponsors," will not return to Philadelphia in ''98. The tournaments were operated locally by Allegheny Health, Education & Research Foundation (AHERF

Tags: Events and Attractions, NCAA, Nike, PGA Tour

12/04/97
IMG'S SCHWARTZ AND FORBES' SPIEGEL SPEAK ON ENDORSEMENTS

Forbes Sports Editor Peter Spiegel and IMG VP Jeff Schwartz, the agent for Pete Sampras and Martina Hingis, were guests on CNBC''s "Bull Session" to discuss athlete endorsements and the Forbes 40 high

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