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02/23/98
RAWLINGS LOOKS WITHIN: LED NATION IN INSIDE STOCK PURCHASES

Rawlings Sporting Goods led the nation in insider stock purchases last month after insiders bought $5M of stock in January, according to BLOOMBERG NEWS. GA-based Bull Run Corp. -- whose President Robe

Tags: Nike

02/23/98
MEDIA WONDERS WHO IS RUNNING THE NBA "ASYLUM"?

The state of the NBA was examined by the media in light of the recent trading deadline which saw players, such as Rony Seikaly and Kenny Anderson, dictating where they were traded to. Jazz Owner Larry

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney

02/23/98
TICKET NEWS & NOTES: IMPROVEMENT SEEN AT GATES IN BEANTOWN

The Red Sox have sold more than one million tickets, "putting them ahead of last year''s pace, when they drew 2,221,136," according to Gordon Edes of the BOSTON GLOBE. Approximately 60% of the ballpar

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Franchises, Time Warner, Walt Disney

02/23/98
OLYMPIC NOTES

Attendance at the Nagano Games stood at 1,358,207 as of Saturday (KYODO NEWS, 2/21)....The NAOC web site is expected to receive more than 600 million hits during the Games, compared with 187 million h

Tags: IOC, Olympics

02/23/98
THE NHL'S OLYMPIC EXPERIMENT HAS QUALITY OF PLAY LAUDED

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the league will "sit down this summer" before deciding whether NHL players will return and play in the 2002 Games. Bettman: "We''ll sit down this summer and evaluate

Tags: CBS, ESPN, IMG, NHL, Olympics, USOC, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/23/98
JUDGES AGREE: LIPINSKI'S GOLD GUARANTEES MARKETING SUCCESS

By winning a gold medal in her first Olympics, Tara Lipinski "ensured herself a consistent stream of commercial opportunities over at least the next four years," according to Amy Shipley of the WASHIN

Tags: American Express, Coca-Cola, Dallas Stars, General Motors, NBC, Olympics, Southwest Sports Group, Visa

02/20/98
THE CULTURE THAT IS ESPN: MEDIA RECOGNIZES NET'S IMPRINT

The establishment, management and future business projects of ESPN are profiled by Tim Carvell of FORTUNE. The network "has built a business empire on a simple observation: To a sizable chunk of the p

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

02/20/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

WI-based Sports Marketing & Management Group (SM2G) named SONNY BANDO to head up SM2G''s MLB division, including the recruitment of former/current MLBers for the company. Bando is the son of Brewers G

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, People and Pop Culture

02/20/98
OLYMPIC NOTES: "60 MINUTES" EXAMINES JAPANESE BID

This Sunday''s "60 Minutes" examines Japan''s bid for the Nagano Games. Former IOC Committee member Bob Helmick tells "60 Minutes"'' Bob Simon that Japanese donations of $25M toward an Olympic museum

Tags: CBS, IOC, Olympics, SLOC, Viacom

02/20/98
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: COMPARING INTEREST IN OLYMPICS

ESPN Chilton surveyed sports fans on their interest in the ''98 Nagano Games and the ''96 Atlanta Games, one month before each began. The June ''96 sample includes 1,011 respondents; the January ''98

Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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