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Former NHLer STEVE MOORE yesterday "received an out-of-court settlement" in his civil suit against the Canucks and NHL free agent TODD BERTUZZI . The suit was "scheduled to go to trial Sept. 8 in Toronto, and witnesses were to include" NHL Commissioner GARY BETTMAN . A lawyer for Bertuzzi said t...

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11/23/98
THE WAITING IS THE HARDEST PART: CANADIAN VOTE COUNT DELAYED

Ballots from the 74 delegates of the Canadian Olympic Association who voted Saturday on whether Calgary, Vancouver or Quebec City will bid for the 2010 Winter Games will be counted on December 1, so t

Tags: Olympics

11/23/98
HOOPS HELD HOSTAGE, DAY 146: NEW ENERGY TO LABOR TALKS

Internal negotiating teams for the NBA and the NBPA "are scheduled to meet Monday or Tuesday in Manhattan," according to Mike Wise of the N.Y. TIMES. Both sides "were encouraged after Friday''s 10-hou

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, Time Warner, Walt Disney

11/23/98
PATS TO HARTFORD, PART II: DOES PATRIOT NATION EXTEND TO CT?

CT residents "support" the plan to use state funding to bring the Patriots to Hartford by "better than 3 to 1," according to a new poll by the BOSTON GLOBE. Asked whether they support the use of state

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots, New York Jets

11/23/98
FILA ALRIGHT? FOOTWEAR COMPANY FIGHTS THROUGH DOWN TIMES

Fila USA is "trying to fight back with a major restructuring plan that bears little resemblance to its heady days of just a few years ago," according to Eric Fisher of the WASHINGTON TIMES. Fila annou

Tags: Fila USA

11/23/98
WHITE SHIRTS AND REDSKINS: GROUPS TO MAKE INITIAL BIDS

A group of investors led by TX business exec David Bonderman, which includes DC real estate exec Ted Lerner, "may try to purchase" the Redskins when the first round of bid submissions are made today,

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Bank of America, Franchises, Washington Redskins

11/23/98
DETAILS EMERGE ON CT/PATS DEAL: IS IT BEST EVER FOR TEAM?

CT''s offer to Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to relocate the team to Hartford "contains some extraordinary guarantees, including a promise to pay Kraft as much as" $175M in cash over the first ten years

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Franchises, New England Patriots, NFL, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/23/98
DOES THE WTA TOUR ONLY WANT TO "TALK ABOUT SEX, BABY?"

While the WTA Tour "is still without" a title sponsor for next year, CEO Bart McGuire said he hopes to have the situation resolved "by the end of the year," according to Wayne Coffey of the N.Y. DAILY

Tags: IMG, Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/23/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Forty-six states unanimously accepted the $206B deal with tobacco companies, which could be signed today (Mult, 11/21)....Hawks F Christian Laettner has hired Lon Babby as his new agent (ATLANTA CONST

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Bank of America, NHL, Time Warner

11/23/98
SUING IN SEATTLE? CITY CONSIDERS LAWSUIT AGAINST SONICS

As the NBA lockout continues, the city of Seattle "is considering suing the Sonics to recover money the team owes in unpaid KeyArena rent," according to Byrnes & McOmber of the SEATTLE TIMES. The city

Tags: Franchises, NBA

11/23/98
MCCOMBS' "MARKETING MOXIE" HAS VIKINGS LURING NEW SPONSORS

During the past three weeks, Vikings Owner Red McCombs has "parlayed" his team''s on-field success to produce 15 team partnerships with "major" companies like Burger King, Target, Sony and Valvoline a

Tags: Burger King, Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings

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