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08/15/97
MARCUS ALLEN AND RONNIE LOTT FILE SUIT AGAINST NFLPA

Marcus Allen, Ronnie Lott and businessman Richard Simon, owners of Super Party, Inc., (SPI) have filed suit in Kansas City, MO, against the NFLPA, its licensing subsidiary NFL Players Inc and NFLPA As

Tags: Law and Politics, NFL

08/15/97
CONCRETE SPONSORSHIP LINEUP FOR HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS

The U.S. Women''s Hardcourt Championships, held August 16-23 in Stone Mountain Park, GA, has announced Kodak, Nextel, Delta, USTA Visa, Heineken, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Aquafina and E.J. Gallo

Tags: ATP, CBS, Eastman Kodak, Heineken, News Corp./Fox, PepsiCo, Russell Athletic, USTA, Viacom, Visa

08/15/97
THE NEW YORKER PROFILES THE NFL AND ITS PROPERTIES DIVISION

The NFL and its marketing strategy are examined by John Seabrook of THE NEW YORKER. The arrival of former MTV President Sara Levinson to head NLFP in ''94 "was something of a cultural shift" for the "

Tags: Buffalo Bills, CFL, Green Bay Packers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

08/15/97
REALIGNMENT -- HOW'S IT PLAYING: COLUMNISTS WEIGH IN

As MLB discusses various realignment proposals, most in the media commented this week on the radical realignment plan, or the "16-14" concept that would see seven teams move from the NL to the AL and

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, SportsLine.com, Walt Disney

08/15/97
PGA CHAMPIONSHIP GOES FOR THE GREEN IN CORPORATE PATRONAGE

Corporate hospitality at the PGA Championship held at the Winged Foot Country Club in Mamaroneck, NY, is examined by Richard Wilner of the N.Y. POST. Two dozens corporations have paid $125,000 each fo

Tags: ATT, CBS, PepsiCo, PGA Tour, St. Louis Blues, Viacom, Xerox

08/15/97
LOSING ISIAH? TORONTO COLUMNIST SAYS LIFE WILL GO ON

Raptors VP Isiah Thomas is "the darling of the media who rarely fail to mention that if he gets control [of the team] he''ll be the first black to own a major sports franchise," according to Peter Wor

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

08/15/97
INVALID SIGNATURES FORCE MINNESOTA WINS TO HIT STREETS AGAIN

In Minneapolis, efforts to put a stadium spending limit referendum on the ballot in November "suffered a setback Thursday when election officials announced that only 5,090 of the 10,000 petition signa

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins

08/15/97
EVERETT TO REJOIN METS TONIGHT: COLUMNIST WONDERS WHY

Mets OF Carl Everett, who is being investigated for child abuse, "did not join the Mets" in St. Louis yesterday, "instead staying in New York while the custody battle for two of his children remains u

Tags: Franchises, New York Mets

08/14/97
MLS EYES RIGHTS TO WORLD CUP TELECAST FOR IN-STADIUM USE

MLS'' Exec Committee "approved a plan yesterday to reduce the number of league games to six during the first two weeks of the World Cup in France next summer," league sources told Mark Asher of the WA

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, Walt Disney

08/14/97
ONE MORE YEAR AND NCAA ATHLETES CAN GO OUT ON THE JOB MARKET

The NCAA Div. I Board of Dir have delayed the implementation of Proposition 62, which would allow student- athletes to work and earn money during the school year. It will now go into effect August 1,

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

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