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Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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GEORGE GILLETT CLAIMS CHARLIE LYONS WORKED TO STIFLE BIDS

Former Vail resort Owner George Gillett said in an affidavit filed in DE court that Ascent Chair Charlie Lyons "tried to prevent higher bids" when he conducted the sale of the Avalanche, Nuggets and P

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06/17/99
THE MAGICAL MURDOCH TOUR: NEWS CORP. CHAIR MAKES THE ROUNDS

News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch appeared at the Nat''l Cable Television Association convention in Atlanta and said during his industry assessment speech that "the future is cable," according to Charle

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06/17/99
EAGLES' PRACTICE SITE IN THE ZONE; IS NEW STADIUM NEXT?

"Just hours" after PA State Sen. Vincent Fumo "withdrew an amendment" to a rental-car tax bill in the state Legislature, the Philadelphia City Council "gave preliminary approval" to a zoning change, a

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06/17/99
TWO AD HOUSES ENLISTED TO BOOST THE IRL AND THE USGA

The ad campaigns for the IRL by Wieden & Kennedy (W&K) and for the USGA by BBDO-NY are examined by Jane Levere of the N.Y. TIMES. W&K has "created" a $10M campaign for the IRL, which will run through

Tags: BBDO, ESPN, IndyCar, NBC, USGA, Walt Disney, Wieden Kennedy

06/17/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

NBA: Last night''s attendance of 39,514 at the Alamodome for the Knicks-Spurs NBA Finals Game One was the second- largest in Finals history. The record is 41,732 for a Lakers-Pistons game at the Silve

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06/17/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of "FSN Primetime" (Fox Sports South) led with the Lakers hiring Phil Jackson, followed by an update on the Knicks-Spurs in progress. CNN/SI''s "Sports Ton

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, Labatt Brewing, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/17/99
A ROCKEY ROAD FOR JUST FOR FEET: INVENTORY PROBLEMS REPORTED

AL-based athletic shoe and apparel retailer Just for Feet (JFF) is "suffering through a financial pinch brought on by the discovery of a glut of excess inventory," according to Jeff Manning of the Por

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06/17/99
METRODOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS, BUT NOT FOR THE TWINS?

The Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission (MSFC) "unveiled renovation plans" yesterday for converting the Metrodome into a baseball-only stadium for $200M or a football stadium for $160M, accordin

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06/17/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Sabres Owner JOHN RIGAS'' ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS is profiled in the current issue of BROADCASTING & CABLE. The 74-year-old operates the business with his three sons, TIMOTHY, MICHAEL and JAMES. John

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06/17/99
OLYMPIC NOTES

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