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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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08/27/98
REEBOK TABS FORMER SONY EXEC YANKOWSKI AS FIREMAN HEIR

Reebok Int''l "is expected to name" former Sony Corp. exec CARL YANKOWSKI to run its flagship brand, "a job widely viewed as the No. 2 post" at the company, according to Lublin & Pereira of the WALL S

Tags: Reebok, People and Pop Culture

08/27/98
MOAG TELLS PA THAT BALTIMORE'S FACILITY FINANCING'S OUTDATED

Maryland Stadium Authority Chair John Moag testified yesterday at a PA House hearing and said that team owners "needed" to contribute more to future facility development, according to John Baer of the

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

08/27/98
PLAYERS AND AGENTS GET BRUNT OF BAD WILL IN LOCKOUT POLL

A new poll conducted by Dan Jones and Associates for the Deseret News shows that "most Uthans" blame NBA players and agents for the current labor impasse, according to Loren Jorgensen of the DESERET N

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

08/27/98
EARNHARDT JR. TAKES ON BIG DADDY IN COCA-COLA JAPAN RACE

Dale Earnhardt will race against his son, Dale Earnhardt Jr., for the first time at the November 22 NASCAR Thunder Special Coca-Cola 500 exhibition race to be held in Japan and televised live on TBS a

Tags: Coca-Cola, Events and Attractions, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

08/27/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

HUNT HAS NO REGRETS: Chiefs Owner Lamar Hunt, on withdrawing his bid for the Royals on Tuesday: "We and (Western Resources) agreed on what was a logical offer to make, and we have no regrets and obvio

Tags: AFL, Boston Bruins, Franchises, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins

08/27/98
AFTER TRUE ROMANCE IN HOLLYWOOD, KANGOL LOOKS TO THE LINKS

After undergoing a management-led buyout and a "worldwide reorganization," U.K.-based Kangol, manufacturers of wool berets which have "caught on with musicians and Hollywood types," has a new U.S. pre

Tags: PGA Tour

08/27/98
MLB NOT PARANOID ANDRO-ID, TO STUDY BIG MAC'S SPECIAL SAUCE

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and MLBPA Exec Dir Don Fehr issued "a joint statement yesterday saying that they have asked their medical experts to study the whole area of nutritional supplements," accord

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Chicago Cubs, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Walt Disney

08/27/98
NEW SPEEDWAY BOOGIE: VISA GOES TRACKSIDE WITH ROGER PENSKE

Visa USA and Penske Motorsports (PMI) have signed a three-year marketing deal naming Visa the official consumer payment product of Penske Motorsports. As part of the deal, Visa becomes the official co

Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, Visa

08/27/98
ABL DROPS LONG BEACH; IS MYSTERY INVESTOR ON TEAM OR BENCH?

Five months after playing in the league Championship game and "six days before players were due to report for the upcoming season," the ABL ceased operations of "the ailing Long Beach StingRays'' fran

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/27/98
JERRY'S STACKING THE DURHAM REGION WITH STYLE

Pistons G and Univ. of NC alum Jerry Stackhouse will open BIL of Durham, a new hip-hop clothing store, on September 19. BIL, which stands for Brothers Inspiring Loyalty, will feature urban styles, inc

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Events and Attractions, Fila USA, Palace Sports & Entertainment

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