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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

08/19/98
ESPN AND FOX TANGLE IN MARTZKE'S FORUM OVER RATING INCREASES

Six months after ESPN''s "SportsCenter" ratings "plummeted," ESPN Exec Editor John Walsh said that the show "now has a larger audience than last year at this time," according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Mart

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08/19/98
BALLPARK SUPPORTER CRITICIZES BROCHU, EXPOS STADIUM EFFORT

One of the Expos'' ballpark project''s "high-profile promoters has cast aspersions on Expos president Claude Brochu and on the near-impenetrable veil of secrecy surrounding the project he was recruite

Tags: Franchises

08/19/98
WAS IOC LOOKING TO PROTECT TV PARTNERS IN IBM BREAKUP?

There''s "more than meets the eye" to the IOC''s "failed talks" with IBM over a new eight-year sponsorship deal, according to Josh Rubin of the TORONTO STAR. IBM, which has been a major Olympic sponso

Tags: IBM, IOC

08/19/98
ADIDAS GOLF USA MOVES TO CARLSBAD; ADIDAS FACES LEGAL SUIT

adidas Golf USA said it will move its business operations from Tualatin, OR, to the Carlsbad, CA, headquarters of Taylor Made Golf, which is also owned by adidas-Salomon, according to Bruce Bigelow of

Tags: Washington Nationals

08/19/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

NFL: The NFL announced its official postseason locker room licensees: Logo Athletic will supply the Super Bowl locker room coaches cap and Divisional Champions locker room hat and T-shirt; Starter the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Callaway Golf, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Miami Dolphins, NASCAR, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Puma, San Francisco 49ers, Toronto Raptors, Visa

08/19/98
FACILITY NOTES

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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Continental Airlines, Facilities, IMG, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Giants, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

08/19/98
EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES

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Tags: ATP, Events and Attractions, PGA Tour

08/19/98
ROCKETS' ALEXANDER COLLECTS C$4M IN OILERS "BREAK-UP" FEE

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: AHL, Boston Bruins, Heineken, IOC, Milwaukee Bucks, MLS, National Lacrosse League, NHL, People and Pop Culture

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