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FACILITY NOTES

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner, a Tampa resident, is one of the 168 luxury box owners at the Bucs'' new Raymond James Stadium (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 8/9)....The San Diego City Council voted to put the p

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08/10/98
SE RI A NATIONAL HERO, BUT ROLE OF SAMSUNG IS QUESTIONED

South Korean Se Ri Pak "is the hottest woman golfer in two decades, a national hero back home, a darling of the country-club set everywhere," according to Tony Emerson in NEWSWEEK''s Int''l Edition. P

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08/10/98
MEDIA NOTES

BUSINESS WEEK reports of possible suitors for CBS, and Tom Graves of Standard & Poor''s "isn''t sure a deal is imminent," but notes that CBS "is a ''logical'' candidate for either USA Networks ... or

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NCAA, Media, TBS/TNT, USA Networks, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/10/98
HARTFORD COURANT HAS PHOENIX PONDERING POSSIBLE PATS STADIUM

The "lure of pro football" has Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance "considering including an open-air, NFL-quality stadium" in the $1B Adriaen''s Landing riverfront entertainment district project, acco

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL

08/10/98
CARLSON NAMES STADIUM TASK FORCE; DOES MN WANT A RESPITE?

MN Gov. Arne Carlson named a 12-member task force to study the stadium needs of pro sports teams and the Univ. of MN, according to Robert Whereatt of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The Sports Facility

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08/10/98
AN AP-PRENTICE HELPER IN K.C.; BIG UNIT = BIG CROWDS IN TX

K.C. mortgage banker James Nutter Jr. will invest $3-5M of his "personal money" in Miles Prentice''s group to buy the Royals, according to Charles Crumpley of the K.C. STAR. Nutter, Exec VP of his fat

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08/10/98
GAMGORT TO LEAVE MLB FOR TOP MARKETING POST AT M&M/MARS

M&M Mars has "hired away" MLBP President BOB GAMGORT to "assume its top marketing slot," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. Gamgort will become M&M/Mars'' VP/Marketing and will oversee all aspect

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08/10/98
MILCHAN SEEKS TO PUT HOLLYWOOD STAMP ON WTA TOURNAMENTS

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08/10/98
AD AGENCY EXEC CAUTIONS AGAINST RELYING ON ATHLETE ENDORSERS

Guest Columnist Brett Shevack, CEO of Partners & Shevack, NY, wrote an op-ed on the declining value of athletes as product endorsers in Sunday''s N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Shevack: "Unless a company can form a

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08/10/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MSG named ROBERT POLLICHINO as its new Exec VP/Finance. Pollichino served as Rainbow Sports Senior VP for the last five years (MSG)....The 76ers promoted Dir of Marketing LARA WHITE to VP/Communicatio

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