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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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BROCHU TURNS TO BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO SNAP UP PSLS & SUITES

Expos President Claude Brochu "is hoping that peer pressure" within Montreal''s business community "will help boost" the sales of PSLs and luxury boxes for a new $250M ballpark he wants ready by 2001,

Tags: Franchises

02/12/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Nets C JAYSON WILLIAMS was a guest on COMEDY CENTRAL''s "The Daily Show" last night. During the interview, host CRAIG KILBORN showed a tape of himself playing Liberty F REBECCA LOBO in a pick-up game.

Tags: Cablevision, Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets, New York Liberty, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

02/12/98
COURT GIVES MARTIN DRIVER'S LICENSE, AS TOUR LOSES CASE

Judge Thomas Coffin ruled yesterday in OR that Casey Martin has the right to ride a cart while competing in professional golf tournaments, making Martin the "first professional athlete to successfully

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, Nike, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/12/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In BASEBALL AMERICA, Will Lingo reports that minor league baseball fans "have been bombarded with so many stupid nicknames and dizzying logos that they''ve decided to spend their money on something el

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, NCAA, NFL, Nike, Oakland Athletics, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Phillies, Time Warner

02/12/98
ARBITRATION BOARD'S TOKEN MEASURE GIVES ROSS BACK HIS GOLD

Canadian snowboarder Ross Rebagliati was given his gold medal back after the Court for Arbitration of Sport said the IOC lacked agreement with the International Ski Federation on marijuana use and cou

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, IOC, Labatt Brewing, NBC, Nike, Olympics, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/12/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Umbro Int''l named FRANK CHAMBERLAIN CEO and CHARLES CANSLER CFO (Umbro)....ARTHUR SOLOMON was named Senior VP of Silverman Media & Marketing Group (SMMG)....Executive Sports Int''l appointed ROBERT H

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/12/98
KEEPING TRACK OF THE COLA WARS: PEPSI DEALS WITH PENSKE

PepsiCo agreed to a long-term deal to become the official soft drink of Penske Motorsports. Pepsi will title sponsor two new races -- The Pepsi 400 Winston Series and the Pepsi 200 Busch Grand Nationa

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, PepsiCo, R J Reynolds

02/12/98
NORMAN GOES FOR GOLD: MEDALLIST GOLF DEVELOPMENTS TO EXPAND

GREG NORMAN''s golf estate development venture, Medallist Golf Developments, "has embarked on a multi- billion dollar expansion to build more than 45 golf estates throughout the US, Australia and Asia

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/12/98
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL AND HBO PRESENT SPORTS LAW CONFERENCE

The Harvard Law School Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law and Home Box Office present "The 1998 Sports Law Conference" on February 27, 1:00-5:00pm, at Harvard Law School. The first panel, "Curr

Tags: Classified Advertisements, New York Mets, NHL, Oakland Athletics

02/12/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NHL Western Conference Attendance Through February 9 YEAR-TO-DATE   TEAM HOME DATES ''97-98 AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''96-97 AVG. +/- GAMES ''96-97 SEASON DET 29 19,983 579,507 100% 19,978 no chang

Tags: NHL, The Back of the Book

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