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The Expos ownership group "gave its unanimous consent in principle" to a business plan yesterday that would transfer control of the team to a group headed by N.Y. art dealer Jeffrey Loria, according t

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB

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MCI CENTER TO REMAIN AS NAME OF DC ARENA DESPITE MERGER

The MCI Center''s name "will remain intact", despite yesterday''s mega-merger between MCI WorldCom and Sprint Corp. that will remove "MCI" from the company''s name, according to Eric Fisher of the WAS

Tags: Facilities, Sprint

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ESPN/ABC SPORTS AD SALES UNIT NAMES TOP EXECUTIVES

Sources tell the SportsBusiness Journal''s Langdon Brockinton that EVAN STERNSCHEIN, current Exec VP/ Advertising Sales at ESPN, is expected to be named Exec VP/ Ad Sales for the newly created ESPN/AB

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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KNIGHT MOVES: SYDNEY GAMES LEADERS HITS U.S. TALK CIRCUIT

Sydney Organizing Committee Olympic Minister Michael Knight was a guest on NBC''s "Today" show and interviewed by Matt Lauer. Lauer asked Knight if he has seen a dropoff in fundraising due to the Olym

Tags: IOC, NBC, Olympics

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, NBC, New York Yankees, NFL, Nike, Seattle Storm, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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LATE SCRATCH: TVG PULLS OUT OF TALKS WITH NEW JERSEY TRACKS

TV Games Network (TVG) "officially pulled out of negotiations" with racetrack operators in NJ last week, "abandoning for now an effort" to broadcast races from the state''s tracks and take wagers from

Tags: Media

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SI MAKES COMMITMENT TO WOMEN'S TITLE BY GOING BIMONTHLY

SI For Women will begin publishing bimonthly starting with next year''s March/April issue. The women''s title was tested in ''97 with two issues under the SI Women/Sport name, which evolved into four

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media

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SANDBOX.COM IN TWO-MINUTE OFFENSE IN SEARCH FOR AD AGENCY

Sandbox.com has "launched a fast-track review for an ad agency to handle" its $15-20M account, according to Tom Siebert of ADWEEK, who writes that the company is "seeking a shop with strong brand-buil

Tags: ESPN, Walt Disney

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FAN-TASTIC IDEA: PRO PLAYER SHIFTS MARKETING FOCUS TO FANS

Pro Player "will redirect its marketing strategy to focus on diehard sports fans rather than athlete endorsements [in] an effort to improve sales in the faltering licensed apparel industry," according

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated

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1999 US OLYMPIC CONGRESS TO BE HELD IN COLORADO

1999 US Olympic Congress, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO, October 24-26. Don''t miss this chance to meet with and hear from the movers and shakers of the US Olympic Movement. The three day confer

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