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In Expected Move, Judge Rules Against N.J.'s Sports Gambling Bid

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U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp on Friday night ruled that the state of New Jersey "cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries." The decision "was the expected outcome, since the judg...

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SHARON ROBINSON NAMED DIR OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR MLB

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Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

07/21/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In Chicago, Jay Mariotti, on DENNIS RODMAN: "He is past tense, way low on the hip quotient. Pop culture swiftly has moved on to something else. And today, we demand the Bulls move on, too" (CHICAGO SU

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Miami Marlins, NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

07/21/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: ABC, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Kings, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/18/97
MOLSTAR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT ADDS NEW EXECS

Molstar Sports and Entertainment, the entity resulting from the recent merger of Molstar Communications and Grand Prix Management Inc., has added staff members in the areas of sponsorship and business

Tags: People and Pop Culture

07/18/97
TOP SPORTS INDUSTRIALISTS? SGB RELEASES "PACESETTERS"

SGB released their annual list of "Pacesetters," a "select group of influential executives in the industry who have helped their companies succeed in spite of the industry''s challenging climate" and

Tags: Fila USA, MLS, NHL, People and Pop Culture

07/18/97
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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Comcast-Spectacor, Miami Heat, Microsoft, MLS, New York Giants, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nike, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Washington Nationals

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Callaway Golf, NHL, People and Pop Culture, USTA

07/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: ABC, Chicago Bulls, MLS, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: AHL, Chicago Bears, People and Pop Culture

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Milwaukee Bucks, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture

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