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08/04/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The National Boxing Association elected WALTER FLANSBURG as its new President (USA TODAY, 8/4)....The eight schools planning to leave the WAC "hope to bring" former NCAA President GENE CORRIGAN on boa

Tags: NCAA, People and Pop Culture

08/04/98
MLB NEWS: VA GOV. GILMORE SET TO MEET WITH SELIG

VA Gov. James Gilmore "will meet privately" with MLB Commissioner Bud Selig today in WI to discuss Northern VA''s efforts for a MLB team (WASHINGTON POST, 8/4). JOHNSON MANIA: With new Astros P Randy

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics

08/04/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

ARCHER SPEAKS OUT ON CFL LOGO POLICE: Eskimos QB David Archer said that the CFL could have done a better job educating its players regarding what branded apparel they are allowed to wear on the field.

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ATP, Burger King, CBS, CFL, ESPN, MasterCard, Nike, PVI, San Francisco 49ers, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals, Wheaties

08/04/98
LEAGUE NOTES

IS SCHILLER THE MAN WITH A PLAN? THE SPORTING NEWS'' Chris Jenkins examines the Turner/NBC proposed football league. John Hancock Mutual Life President & CEO David D''Alessandro: "If anybody can pull

Tags: AFL, Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, Calgary Flames, ESPN, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, MLB, MLS, NBC, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

08/04/98
BOWLING FOR DOLLARS: PBA & STRIKE TEN SPLITTING NEW SPONSORS

The sponsorship strategies of the PBA and Strike Ten Entertainment, the two "bowling-industry powers" who are implementing "co-branding to revive the sport," are examined by Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The

Tags: PBA, PepsiCo

08/04/98
RAVENS DEAL WITH DISPLACED FANS AS STADIUM OPENS

After seeing their seats for the first time at an open- house Thursday, "several hundred" Ravens fans "have asked the team to move them to a new location," according to Jon Morgan of the Baltimore SUN

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

08/04/98
STREET & SMITH'S SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL SPECIAL REPORT

SPORTS MARKETING: Fan Development, Endorsements, Game- Day Promotions, Advertising, Event Marketing, PR, Licensing -- it''s all part of the world of sports marketing. In the September 28 issue we''ll

Tags: Classified Advertisements

08/04/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Northern League P ILA BORDERS of the Duluth Dukes, the first female to win a game in men''s pro baseball, is profiled by NEWSWEEK''s David Brauer. Brauer writes that most "disturbing" to Borders, who

Tags: ABC, LPGA, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/04/98
NTRA INKS WITH COMPURACE FOR BRAND IDENTIFICATION ON KIOSKS

The NTRA has signed a licensing agreement with CA-based CompuRace, which provides digitized video race replays to racetracks and casinos. The deal grants CompuRace the use of the NTRA logo and identif

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., NTRA

08/04/98
$1 LAND SWAP PART OF PLAN TO KEEP BRONCOS FOR 25 YEARS

The City of Denver plans to give the 80-acre Broncos stadium site to the six-county stadium district for $1, even though the land has been valued at $40M, according to Ann Imse of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN N

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities

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