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SPORTSNET's Dave Zarum writes, "With the Raptors' ticket to the playoffs booked a long time ago, fans of Canada's basketball team are back in droves , supporting their squad in a way we haven't seen since, well, the last time Toronto was playoff-bound – six years ago" ( SPORTSNET.ca ). Also, ...

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11/29/95
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Nike is among the companies "increasingly running ads" in movie theatres -- a trend analysts predict could draw as much as $30M this year from marketers. Nike''s Tom Feuer: "Commercials (at movie hous

Tags: ABC, Cleveland Browns, Nike, Walt Disney

11/29/95
CH-CH-CHANGES: WILL NEW LOGOS/COLORS STAND TEST OF TIME?

This month''s INSIDE SPORTS examines the trend among colleges to change logos, as retail sales of collegiate licensed products are expected to hit $2.75B in ''95. William Wagner writes, "After decades

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Southwest Sports Group, Toronto Raptors, Walt Disney

11/28/95
THEY PROMISED A ROSE GARDEN, NOT NIRVANA

"Whether you''re in the suites, at center court, or in the nosebleed seats, the Rose Garden has become a bit of a thorn in the side of many fans," writes Jeff Manning in the Portland OREGONIAN. Mannin

Tags: Facilities

11/28/95
SEAHAWKS GROWING FRUSTRATED WITH KING COUNTY OFFICIALS

Since the Seahawks first approached King County officials about ways to improve the Kingdome, the Sonics have moved into a newly remodeled Seattle Center Coliseum, and the Mariners have been promised

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

11/28/95
NEW SONICS LOGO HAS THE LICENSING COPS ON THE LOOKOUT

"The sports license police are again targeting the Seattle area," according to this morning''s SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, looking for counterfeiters capitalizing on the Sonics'' logo change. Angelo B

Tags: NBA

11/28/95
WAS IT MARKETING? NO, JUST A LAUNDRY DISASTER

The Bulls wore their new black alternative road uniforms in Portland last night for the second time in three games, but "it had nothing to do with marketing," according to this morning''s CHICAGO TRIB

Tags: Chicago Bulls, San Antonio Spurs

11/28/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Former Blue Jay GM PAT GILLICK was named GM of the Orioles yesterday (Mult., 11/28). After Gillick''s hiring, it was learned that O''s Asst GM FRANK ROBINSON offered his resignation several weeks ago,

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Int'l Speedway Corp., Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/28/95
WITHOUT MAJOR TENANT, NEW ARENA IN SAN DIEGO ON BACK BURNER

The prospect of building a new arena in downtown San Diego is "dubious at best," according to Barry Bloom of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Although the city has control of the project and can offer ful

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Facilities, NBA, NFL, NHL, San Diego Padres, Walt Disney

11/28/95
CFL NEWS & NOTES: BOARD OF GOVERNORS SET TO CONVENE

When the CFL Board of Governors meets Wednesday in Toronto, owners are expected to discuss the location of teams, salary caps, and the Canadian content rules for teams in Canada. Jeff Dickins of the H

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Pittsburgh Pirates

11/28/95
NIKE COLLEGE OUTERWEAR "BADLY OUTSOLD," AND "UN-INSPIRING"?

Retailers surveyed in the latest SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS "reacted with cautious optimism" to Nike''s planned foray into NFL authentics, "wondering if the swoosh will carry as much weight when tucked b

Tags: NFL, Nike, Wilson Sporting Goods

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