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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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08/07/98
HE'S SHOCKED -- SHOCKED! DAVIS CALLS SUIT "UNCONSCIONABLE"

Raiders Owner Al Davis called the City of Oakland''s lawsuit against the team "unconscionable" in an interview last night on KTCT-AM, the team''s flagship radio station, according to the S.F. CHRONICL

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

08/07/98
WARRIORS' NEW AD AGENCY MAY HAVE TO END TIES WITH NBA KINGS

The Warriors have retained Runyon Saltzman & Einhorn, Sacramento, as their ad agency of record for the ''98-99 season, according to David Scholz of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. RS&E''s experience with the NBA

Tags: Franchises, Golden State Warriors, Portland Trail Blazers, Sacramento Kings, Vulcan Ventures

08/07/98
WINSTON-SALEM AN MLS DEACON? RFK-LITE IN NATION'S CAPITAL?

Counting on soccer''s "rising popularity" in NC, the Downtown Winston-Salem Development Corp. "is looking into what it would take to lure" an MLS franchise to the area, according to Martin Kady of the

Tags: AEG, DC United, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, R J Reynolds

08/07/98
NBA TALKS FACE SERIOUS SETBACK AS OWNERS WALK OUT

Negotiations between the NBA and its players broke off yesterday when the owners'' group "abruptly ended the session, dismissing a union proposal as economically perilous," according to Murray Chass o

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney

08/07/98
BRONCOS REACH DEAL ON LEASE BUYOUT AT MILE HIGH STADIUM

The Broncos "have a deal that will let them leave" Mile High Stadium, contingent on voter approval November 3 of a $260M subsidy of a proposed $350M stadium, according to Ann Imse of the ROCKY MOUNTAI

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities, NFL

08/07/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Mighty Ducks President PIERRE GAUTHIER will assume the post of team GM, as former GM JACK FERREIRA has been offered a new position with the club (Mighty Ducks)....Soccer Promoter EMILIO POZZI was name

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, People and Pop Culture, USTA, Walt Disney

08/07/98
WHEN YOU'RE DOWNTOWN: RAVENS STADIUM OPENS TOMORROW NIGHT

In a front-page piece in today''s WASHINGTON POST, Heath & Goodman report that the "politically divisive, decade-long quest" to bring pro football to downtown Baltimore concludes tomorrow night, when

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Facilities

08/07/98
HAS FOX HAD ENOUGH HOCKEY? DISPUTES REPORT OF RHI OBLIGATION

Fox Sports Senior VP/Media Relations Vince Wladika denied a report (THE DAILY, 8/4) that Fox Sports Net may be required to show RHI games due to a three-year-old contract between Fox partner Liberty M

Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media

08/07/98
STEP RIGHT UP: NEW PALM BEACH BIDDER ENTERS MARLINS PICTURE

Palm Beach business exec John Henry "has made an offer to purchase the Marlins from Wayne Huizenga," an exec from Henry''s Boca Raton office said Thursday, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERA

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

08/07/98
ROSE GARDEN RAISES THE BAR ON WHEELCHAIR SEATING

The Rose Garden "will have better wheelchair seating than almost any other sports arena in the country thanks to a lawsuit settlement announced Wednesday," according to Ashbel Green of the Portland OR

Tags: Facilities

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