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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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08/28/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

COMPLICATED BID: In K.C., Charles Crumpley takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Lamar Hunt-Western Resources bid for the Royals under the header, "Relations Between Hunt Group, Royals Never Warmed Up

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Franchises, Kansas City Royals

08/28/98
U.S. OPEN, II: WTA'S WALLFLOWERS; SELES TO HIT WALL STREET

The WTA Tour will unveil a wall calendar featuring both on-court and off-court photos next week at the U.S. Open. The 16-month, 12" x 12" calendar will feature photos of 20 of the tour''s top players,

Tags: Chase Manhattan Bank, USTA

08/28/98
FILA DROPS CHRIS WEBBER DUE TO "OFF-COURT" PROBLEMS

Fila USA has "terminated" its endorsement contract with Kings F Chris Webber because of his "recent off-court problems," according to sources familiar with the situation cited by Josh Barr of the WASH

Tags: Fila USA

08/28/98
HOW IT'S PLAYING: MCGWIRE'S ANDRO USE RAISES IRE OF MEDIA

Media reaction continues to Cardinals 1B Mark McGwire''s admission to using nutritional supplements, including androstenedione, after the AP broke the story last week. Many contend that McGwire''s use

Tags: MLB, Sports in Society

08/28/98
U.S. OPEN, PART I: WILLIAMS SISTERS BRING FASHION POINTERS

Reebok will announce its new line of Venus Williams- inspired tennis wear today at the Vertical Club in Manhattan, according to NEWSDAY''s fashion writer Anne Bratskeir. Reebok is "one of many" compan

Tags: Nike, Puma, Reebok

08/28/98
FT. WORTH'S GALLOWAY QUESTIONS MAVS TREATMENT OF USSERY CASE

The Mavericks issued a statement yesterday saying that the investigation into sexual misconduct charges against team President Terdema Ussery "has been completed. The organization has addressed the si

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group

08/28/98
RADIO DAYS: INFINITY TO HIT THE MARKET; CHANCELLOR NEW NO. 1

Two years after merging Infinity Broadcast into CBS Corp., an IPO of up to 20% of Infinity "is expected by year''s end," according to Jill Goldsmith of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Proceeds of the IPO "wil

Tags: CBS, Dallas Stars, NFL, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Texas Rangers, Viacom

08/28/98
FDA TO LAY OFF ANDRO; DENVER WRITER CHASTISED FOR SNOOPING

The FDA "said it has no reason to step up scrutiny" of androstenedione after all the attention the product has received this week, according to Kristin Reed of BLOOMBERG NEWS. FDA spokesperson Ruth We

Tags: ATP, Colorado Rockies, Sports in Society

08/28/98
"ARLI$$" FINALE FEATURES JOHNNIE IN GARDEN OF GOOD & EVIL

On the season finale of HBO''s "Arli$$" (Sunday, 9:30pm), longtime AMM client Donnie Thurman isn''t quite ready to hang up the baseball cleats. So when Arliss tells Donnie there are no takers for his

Tags: HBO, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Media, Time Warner

08/28/98
DID NIKE WORLD MASTERS GAMES "FALL SHORT OF EXPECTATIONS"?

Organizers predict that the Nike World Masters Games will finish with an operating "deficit of about" $500,000, according to Jeff Manning of the Portland OREGONIAN, who wrote, "Although disappointing,

Tags: Events and Attractions, Nike

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