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11/09/98
FACILITY NOTES

Hartford City Council Member John O''Connell said he was told by Capital City Economic Development Authority Chair Arthur Anderson that there is a "better than a 50-50 shot" that the Patriots will rel

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres, San Francisco 49ers

11/09/98
METS GM PHILLIPS TAKES "LEAVE OF ABSENCE" FROM TEAM

Mets GM STEVE PHILLIPS is "taking a leave of absence to deal with an allegation of sexual harassment as well as the repercussions of a series of extramarital affairs," according to Mike Wise of the N.

Tags: New York Mets, People and Pop Culture

11/09/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Blazers F RASHEED WALLACE "plans to open a themed restaurant called Hoops" next spring near Temple University in North Philadelphia (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 11/7). ...STEFFI GRAF passed MARTINA NAVRA

Tags: NFL, People and Pop Culture

11/09/98
SPURS TO PITCH IN $20M TOWARD $156M ARENA, BUT IS IT ENOUGH?

The Spurs said Friday that they will pay $20M toward a $156M arena in exchange for "complete control over the facility''s design, construction, management and revenue," according to Christopher Anders

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

11/09/98
NCAA GRADUATION RATES FALL FOR DIVISION I ATHLETES

The NCAA annual graduation rates report released today shows that there was a "slight drop" in the national graduation rate for Div. I student-athletes, according to Wendell Barnhouse of the FT. WORTH

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

11/09/98
ST. LOUIS BLUES? RAMS TV RATINGS AT AN ALL-TIME LOW IN CITY

Local TV viewership of the Rams is at "its lowest level since the club moved to" St. Louis in ''95, according to Dan Caesar of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Nielsen figures show that Rams viewership ha

Tags: Nielsen, Media, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Rams

11/09/98
NETS EYE WINDOW TO MAKE LEASE CHANGES AT CONTINENTAL ARENA

The Nets are seeking a new lease with Continental Arena to begin in 2000, and NJ Sports & Exposition Authority (NJSEA) spokesperson John Samerjan said "it was likely that terms of the lease would chan

Tags: Franchises, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

11/09/98
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Phil Mushnick: "We hear through sources that NBC''s interest in creating, along with Turner TV, an alternative pro football league is not as enthusiastic as it had been, while Turner''s inter

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/09/98
N.Y. POST CLAIMS SI HELD BACK PUTTING NBA STAR IN STORY

In Saturday''s "Page Six" of the N.Y. POST, Johnson, MacIntosh & Coyne wrote, "Which NBA superstar was left out of last May''s Sports Illustrated cover story, ''Where''s Daddy?'' about the bumper crop

Tags: NBA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

11/09/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In MN, Sid Hartman reports that Vikings President Roger Headrick "plans to do some work" for Saints Owner Tom Benson and Oilers Owner Bud Adams (Sid Hartman, Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 11/8). In St. Pa

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Carolina Hurricanes, Cincinnati Reds, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, NFL, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

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