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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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04/11/96
SABRES NEW LOOK TO INCLUDE RED, BLACK AND SILVER MOTIF

The Sabres will unveil their new uniforms today, with their traditional blue and gold replaced by a red, black and silver look. The decision to switch uniforms and logo "is viewed as a marketing move

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Franchises, NHL

04/11/96
PAYNE PROMISES CONSTRUCTION WILL BE COMPLETED

Responding to criticism that Olympic construction is behind schedule, ACOG President Billy Payne "vowed everything would be ready for the Games," writes Elizabeth Kurylo of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. W

Tags: Olympics

04/11/96
ESPN INTRODUCES NEW SPORTS BUSINESS SEGMENT

ESPN''s Bob Ley introduced a new feature last night on "SportsCenter" called "Dollars & Sports." The opening segment reviewed the study which showed Penny Hardaway is more popular among teenagers than

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, LPGA, MLB, NFL, Nike, Seattle Mariners, Media, Walt Disney

04/11/96
STERN SAYS NBA IS READY TO EXAMINE IDEA OF WOMEN'S CIRCUIT

The NBA "took a step closer to big-time involvement in women''s basketball" yesterday when Commissioner David Stern said the league would examine "whether the time is right" for starting a U.S. women'

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

04/11/96
NEW BUZZ AROUND THE HIVE: GROUP BIDS $95M FOR HORNETS

A group of Charlotte businessmen has offered up to $95M to buy the Hornets, but Owner George Shinn says he won''t sell to them, according to Chapman & Bonnell in today''s CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Felix Sab

Tags: ECHL, Franchises, New Orleans Pelicans

04/11/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cowboy WR MICHAEL IRVIN charged that Dallas area electronic and print media have been motivated by competition for readers rather than concerning themselves with fairness and accuracy. Therefore, he w

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, NBA, New York Mets, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

04/11/96
TYSON CAMP QUIETLY FIGHTING OFF ALLEGATIONS

MIKE TYSON and promoter DON KING remained silent yesterday as Chicago police continued to investigate an allegation of sexual assault by the boxer on a 25-year-old beautician at a Chicago night club l

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/11/96
AND THEN THERE WERE TWO IN BROWARD

The Panthers'' new Broward County arena will be located in either Ft. Lauderdale or Sunrise after the Broward County Commission eliminated Pompano Beach and Miramar as potential sites, according to th

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04/11/96
MEDIA NOTES

The NFL''s Pro Bowl will be televised during prime time next season, the first for a network broadcast of the game. ABC will carry the Pro Bowl beginning at 8:00pm EST on February 2. The game aired du

Tags: ABC, AFL, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., ESPN, NFL, NHL, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

04/11/96
BRONCOS PUSH FOR CREATION OF NEW STADIUM AUTHORITY

The Broncos have proposed legislation to create a new stadium authority in Denver''s six-county metro area with a plan that would allow legislators "some distance from the politically contentious issu

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities

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