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Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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05/25/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

DEALS & DOLLARS: St. Louis-based Rawlings Sporting Goods has extended its deal as the exclusive supplier of baseballs to MLB through the 2005 season. Rawlings has been MLB''s baseball supplier since '

Tags: MLB, PepsiCo, Toronto Blue Jays, Toyota

05/25/99
MAPLE LEAF SPORTS, SPORTSCO AND MOLSON EYE CFL ARGOS

Three groups have "expressed serious interest in buying" the CFL Toronto Argonauts, despite the team having "lost millions of dollars in recent years," according to sources of Marty York of the Toront

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment

05/25/99
FACILITY NOTES

In Landover, MD, USAirways Arena "is almost certain to be torn down to make way for the shopping and entertainment complex being planned there." Facility Owner Abe Pollin, who is a partner in the new

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Timberwolves

05/25/99
A DEEPER DEFINITION FOR ABC: PANASONIC TO SPONSOR "MNF"

ABC and Panasonic "will announce this week" a high- definition sponsorship agreement that will enable ABC to broadcast "MNF" and the Super Bowl in HDTV next season, according to sources of Glen Dickso

Tags: ABC, Media, Walt Disney

05/25/99
SAFETY FIRST AND FOREMOST AS INDIANAPOLIS 500 NEARS

The IRL "took a big step" yesterday to make the sport safer, by announcing that small cables, which are supposed to withstand five tons of pressure before breaking, will be installed on all of the car

Tags: IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/25/99
FILLING DISNEY'S CUP: ESPN/ABC SPORTS FINALIZE WWC PACTS

ESPN and ABC Sports have inked All-State Insurance, A- B, adidas, Gatorade, General Motors, MasterCard and Johnson & Johnson as ''99 FIFA Women''s World Cup sponsors. The companies will receive an int

Tags: ABC, ESPN, General Motors, MasterCard, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

05/25/99
ELWAY MEETS WITH BROAD, AGAIN, TO DISCUSS TEAM POSITION

John Elway met with Eli Broad in FL on Sunday, the second time in two weeks the former Broncos QB has met with Broad to discuss a role in an L.A. NFL expansion team, according to Lynn DeBruin of the R

Tags: Denver Broncos, Franchises, NFL

05/25/99
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: The City of Jacksonville "made its strongest pitch" to NFL officials to host a Super Bowl in 2005 at Alltel Stadium yesterday, with Jaguars Owner Wayne Weaver "spearhead[ing] the effort." Jaguars

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Jacksonville Jaguars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, New Orleans Saints, New York Knicks, NFL, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Flyers, Time Warner

05/25/99
ONCE, IN A GALAXY, NOT SO FAR AWAY, TEAM ATTENDANCE DROPPED

MLS'' "best-laid plans have been marginally successful or have failed," and the league is "going to have even bigger problems if it continues to allow situations such as the" L.A. Galaxy''s to "disint

Tags: AEG, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, New England Revolution

05/25/99
DOLICH GROUP WONDERS WHY MLB GIVING THEM THE HEISMAN

Some Oakland city and county officials fear the sale of the A''s to the Andy Dolich-led group "may be in trouble," because MLB still "hasn''t given investors permission" to review team finances, accor

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, MLB, Oakland Athletics

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