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NFL Senior VP/Communications GREG AIELLO said that NFL Senior VP/Public Policy & Government Affairs CYNTHIA HOGAN last September "ordered up a 'top-to-bottom review' of the NFL’s political action committee by the league's outside lawyers because she was new to the league." FEC filings ...

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12/14/99
KNIGHT SAYS SOCOG WILL TAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST REEBOK

SOCOG President Michael Knight said that Nike will pay "substantially less than the original" A$10M Reebok deal in sponsoring the Australian Olympic team. Knight: "It''s not quite as lucrative as the

Tags: Nike, Olympics, Reebok

12/14/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of FSN''s "Primetime" and CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" both led with free agent LF Greg Vaughn signing a four-year, $34M deal with the Devil Rays, followed

Tags: ABC, Boston Bruins, Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Jacksonville Jaguars, Milwaukee Brewers, NASCAR, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Oakland Athletics, Arizona Coyotes, Phoenix Suns, Sports Illustrated, Media, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Yahoo

12/14/99
A FLEETING THOUGHT? MENINO PUSHING FOR WNBA FRANCHISE IN HUB

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino "will appoint a committee soon after New Year''s Day to discuss" the possibility of bringing a WNBA expansion franchise to the city, according to Gregg Krupa of the BOSTON G

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises, WNBA

12/14/99
COULD ERVING'S FUTURE WEAVE THROUGH THE WORLD WIDE WEB?

RDV Sports VP Julius Erving tells Lacy Banks of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES that he is in the final year of a three- year contract with RDV Sports and is "discussing the possibility" of re-signing beyond th

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

12/14/99
TURNER LAYS OFF MURDOCH; SAYS HE HAS NO INTEREST IN NFL

Time Warner Vice Chair TED TURNER was a guest on "Larry King Live" last night and talked about his relationship with News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH: "I don''t think he likes me and the feeling is sha

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

12/14/99
DEALS & DOLLARS: AMERICA ONE'S DOMAIN; AT&T DIALS UP PROMO

VA-based Network Solutions has become a corporate partner of S.F.-based America''s Cup 2000 challenger AmericaOne. In exchange for financial support, Network Solutions will gain exposure for its domai

Tags: ATT, Dallas Stars, General Motors, NBA, Palace Sports & Entertainment, PepsiCo, Southwest Sports Group

12/14/99
FRANKIE AND LOUIE SET FOR AN ENCORE? A-B TO RUN 10 BOWL ADS

Anheuser-Busch is "aiming for a superkill" on ABC''s broadcast of Super Bowl XXXIV "by running 10 commercials for Bud and Bud Light -- at about $2.2 million a pop," according to Paul Tharp of the N.Y.

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/14/99
CA SPEEDWAY SEEKS ACCOUNT EXEC FOR CORPORATE HOSPITALITY

Become part of America''s hottest sport of auto racing. CA Speedway seeks energetic and aggressive Account Exec to sell corporate hospitality, skybox/pit road suites and track signage. Ideal candidate

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Classified Advertisements, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

12/13/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight," FSN''s "Primetime" and ESPN''s "SportsCenter" (at 11:20 due to Sunday Night Football) all led with Lions-Bucs, followed by P

Tags: Boston Celtics, Cablevision, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

12/13/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that former NHL VP/Business Development BRYANT MCBRIDE has been named Senior VP of Boston-based MyTeam.com. McBride "will continue to be involved" in the NHL''s "dive

Tags: Miami Marlins, NFL, NHL, Ottawa Senators, People and Pop Culture

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