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08/07/97
ADIDAS REPORTS STRONG Q2 SALES BUT INCOME HURT BY HIGHER TAX

adidas AG of Germany, "reaping the benefits of an aggressive advertising campaign in North America," yesterday reported a double-digit jump in second-quarter global sales, according to John Gilardi of

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, Washington Nationals

08/07/97
NATIONSBANK PUTTING ITS MONEY ON SPORTS VP DOCKERY CLARK

NationsBank VP/Sports & Event Marketing DOCKERY CLARK is profiled by Erik Spanberg in the CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Clark''s "forceful and tough, but fair," approach has "helped NationsBank quickly

Tags: Bank of America, MLB, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture

08/07/97
OILERS' EARLY EXPLOITS IN GRACELAND NOT FIT FOR KINGS?

The NFL Oilers'' move to TN is examined by Lynn Zinser in the WASHINGTON POST under the header "Oilers Are Singing The Memphis Blues." While the team "moved to Tennessee hoping for big, adoring crowds

Tags: Cablevision, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, New York Liberty, NFL, St. Louis Blues

08/07/97
USOC'S SCHULTZ SETS UP NEW GAME PLAN, RETOOLS ENTIRE STAFF

USOC Exec Dir DICK SCHULTZ announced a "major" staff restructuring which will create five major groupings for the organization: Administration, Development/Business Affairs, Finance, Media, Public Aff

Tags: Olympics, USOC

08/07/97
NEW ADVERTISERS AIRING IT OUT ON NFL TELECASTS IN '97

NFL broadcast partners have signed on a number of new advertisers and sponsors for this season, according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. ESPN and TNT are reporting "strong sales and boasting of several top

Tags: ABC, DaimlerChrysler, ESPN, Microsoft, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, TBS/TNT, Walt Disney

08/07/97
RAYCOM EYES NEW STRATEGY, BUT SAYS IT IS NOT FOR SALE

Charlotte-based Raycom Sports Inc. "is in the midst of an identity crisis that includes several key executives leaving and the possibility of a merger or acquisition," according to Erik Spanberg of th

Tags: ABC, CBS, News Corp./Fox, Raycom Sports, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/07/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

The Pistons'' Grant Hill, along with the WNBA''s Teresa Weatherspoon, Michelle Edwards and Cynthia Cooper are featured in a new 30-second McDonald''s McNuggets spot from Burrell Advertising, Chicago (

Tags: Detroit Pistons, McDonalds, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Nike, Palace Sports & Entertainment, UPS, WNBA

08/07/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

Today: Arena Football League final regular-season attendance. TEAM DATES AVERAGE TOTAL % CAP ''96 AVG % CHANGE ALBANY 7 10,826 75,785 79% 11,865 - 9% ANAHEIM 7 9,092 63,643 51% 13,255 -31% ARIZONA 7 1

Tags: AFL, The Back of the Book

08/07/97
TENNISMATCH MAGAZINE TO RELAUNCH WITH HELP OF PRESSCORPS

NY-based magazine company PressCorps has been retained by TennisMatch, Inc. to manage its TennisMatch bi-monthly magazine. PressCorps will be involved in editorial and graphic changes, and will manage

Tags: Media

08/07/97
ESPN JOINS USA TODAY FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL AND HOOPS POLLS

ESPN and USA Today will join for the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 coaches poll for college football, men''s college basketball and women''s college basketball. The ''97 college football poll will begin tonig

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

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