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A source said that A-B InBev is "talking to banks about financing" a potential $122B deal to buy rival SABMiller. The source said that A-B InBev "isn't in active discussions" with SABMiller, but rather is "waiting to line up its financing before making a formal approach." This comes "on the heels of...

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12/17/98
EARLY HOLIDAY CHEER: AUTHORITY TAKES ON WARRIORS FOR $11M

The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority has "taken the offensive" against the Warriors by filing an $11M legal claim against the club, according to Laura Counts of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Basketbal

Tags: Franchises, Golden State Warriors

12/17/98
THE SWEETEST MARKETER IN SPORTS? FLUTIE'S CANDY BAR DEAL

Bills QB Doug Flutie is "joining" Buffalo-based Fowler''s Chocolates to create the Flutie Flakes candy bar, "which combines milk chocolate and, of course, pieces of Flutie Flakes," according to Sharon

Tags: Buffalo Bills

12/17/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JULIE DORSEY has joined THE DAILY as a Staff Writer. She most recently worked at NBC Sports Business Development. Julie can be reached at julied@sportsbizdaily.com. OTHER EXECS: The WNBA Shock promote

Tags: ESPN, NASCAR, NBC, Nielsen, Palace Sports & Entertainment, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc., People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/17/98
ASTROS' MCLANE INKS WITH ARAMARK, INSTITUTES MINORITY PLAN

Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr. announced a 15-year concessionaire contract with ARAMARK "that includes a guarantee that at least 30% of the project will go to minority businessman," according to John

Tags: Aramark, Facilities, Houston Astros

12/17/98
PATRIOTS MOVE COULD BE APPROVED BY OWNERS IN JANUARY

The Patriots move to Hartford could be approved by NFL owners "by the end of January," should it be added to the agenda of the owners meeting scheduled for January 28 in Miami, according to Daley & Ga

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots, NFL

12/17/98
BERGER AND 1 DAILY GAME OF HOOPS: SPORT CO. CEO PROFILED

AND 1 President & CEO Seth Berger is profiled by PHILADELPHIA magazine''s Larry Platt, who writes that the "upstart" PA-based basketball apparel and footwear company "is the talk of the sports gear in

Tags: And 1, Comcast-Spectacor, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Walt Disney

12/17/98
WEB EXECS GAZE INTO THE FUTURE AND PREDICT WEB DEVELOPMENT

The "merging of TV and the Web" is the "overriding theme for sports sites next year," according to David Sweet of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Sweet surveyed top sports site Web execs and industry analyst

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/17/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Packers QB BRETT FAVRE will become part-owner of DALE JARRETT''s Busch Grand National team, with Jarrett sharing the driving duties with KENNY IRWIN, JR (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 12/17)....NBC''s BRIAN WILLI

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

12/17/98
HOOPS HELD HOSTAGE, DAY 170: SHOWTIME GAME SELLS 6,000 TIX

Organizers of "The Game on Showtime" said that 6,000 tickets had been sold for Saturday''s game, according to David Steele of the S.F. CHRONICLE. The game will be played at the 12,000-seat Atlantic Ci

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Showtime

12/17/98
WTA SEES GAIN OF MORE THAN 45,000 IN N.A. ATTENDANCE

The following lists attendance for all the North American stops on the ''98 WTA Tour schedule, with comparisons to ''97. The +/- represents the difference in total attendance when compared to ''97 (WT

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