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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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09/11/98
VENATOR GROUP PULLS OFFER TO ACQUIRE THE SPORTS AUTHORITY

The Venator Group, "citing adverse stock market conditions, cancelled plans to acquire" The Sports Authority (TSA), according to Yumiko Ono of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Venator agreed to acquire TSA in

Tags: Finance, Foot Locker/Venator Group, The Sports Authority

09/11/98
FACILITY NOTES

The San Antonio City Council received a $150,000 donation from the Spurs and is "expected" to use it to hire consultants to study a proposed new arena for the team (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 9/10)....

Tags: Columbus Crew, Facilities, MLS, PricewaterhouseCoopers, San Antonio Spurs

09/11/98
CBI CONFERENCE IN N.Y. TO DISCUSS SECURITIZATION OF PROPERTY

CBI announces its conference on Securitization of Intellectual Property Royalties and Revenues. October 29- 30, 1998. The Marriott East Side Hotel, New York, NY. Learn how to use securitization to acc

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Marriott

09/11/98
THE X FILES TO SHOOT FROM SAN FRANCISCO FOR TWO YEARS

The ''99 X Games will be held in S.F. from June 25-July 3, as ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will combine to televise nearly 40 hours of event coverage and ESPN Int''l will distribute the Games worldwide (ESPN).

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

09/11/98
SOUTHBOUND AGAIN: THE DAILY RELOCATING ON OCTOBER 1

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY will be relocating to Street & Smith''s Sports Group''s new offices in Charlotte, NC, on September 30. If you have any questions, please call Shelly Finkel at (203) 838-0800

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/11/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Phillies will raise ticket prices next season for the first time in three years. Box seats will increase by $2 to $4, and reserved seats by $1 or $2. Prices will range from $6-$20 for the ''99 sea

Tags: CHL, Franchises, Philadelphia Phillies

09/11/98
TASTES GREAT, OR LESS FILLING? THE BEER OF SPORTS FANS

From January through July ''98, ESPN Chilton Sports Poll asked 528 people ages 21+, who attend pro sporting events at least "once every few months," what their favorite brand of beer is. The following

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Heineken, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

09/10/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MSG President DAVE CHECKETTS was among the guests at the wedding of MARV ALBERT and HEATHER FAULKINER at the Royalton Hotel in N.Y. last night (N.Y. POST, 9/10)....In Philadelphia, Stu Bykofsky report

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Madison Square Garden, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/10/98
LET THE BIDDING WAR BEGIN: REDSKINS ON WARPATH FOR BUYER

The Redskins are "officially" up for sale and are now "accepting" bids for the team and Jack Kent Cooke Stadium, according to Thomas Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, which is

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, NFL, Washington Redskins

09/10/98
MCGWIRE MARKETING ROUND-UP: CAN YOU FEEL THE CINERGY?

Last night''s Cards-Reds game drew 51,969 at Cinergy Field, the largest non-Opening Day weeknight crowd in team history, breaking the record set in ''85 when Pete Rose broke Ty Cobb''s MLB hit record.

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, Cincinnati Reds, MLB, Viacom, Walt Disney

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