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Broncos VP/PR Patrick Smyth posted this photo of coach John Fox congratulating Sports Authority Field at Mile High electrician  Mike Gray on his 13 years with the team.

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12/07/98
MEDIA NOTES

In Toronto, Rob Longley writes that TSN''s "Sportsdesk" is "mercilessly bombing" CTV SportsNet''s "Sportscentral" where "it counts most -- in the ratings." On Sunday, "Sportscentral" drew 13,000 viewe

Tags: Media

12/07/98
SECRET AGENTS: IS SPORTS AGENT BUSINESS GETTING DIRTIER?

"No one, it seems, is fond of agents. Not even agents themselves," according to Brad Parks of the Newark STAR- LEDGER, who looked at sports agents in an extensive Sunday piece titled "The Shark Tank:

Tags: People and Pop Culture

12/07/98
CUSTODY BATTLE IN TORONTO: GROUP BIDS $100M FOR SKYDOME

Sportsco Corp., a "high-powered" consortium, which includes Pat Gillick "has dropped a [C]$100-million bombshell on Labatt Brewing''s plans to win control of the SkyDome" by "launching a rival, all-ca

Tags: Facilities, Labatt Brewing, Toronto Blue Jays

12/07/98
A TISCH IN TIME SAVES L.A? GIANTS CO-OWNER APPROVES COLISEUM

Giants co-Owner Bob Tisch visited L.A. last week and said the New Coliseum "is a viable option" for the NFL''s 32nd franchise, with the new Staples Center playing "an important role" in persuading NFL

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Oakland Raiders

12/07/98
PERSONALITIES: IT'S OLBER, MANN; SHARPE TONGUE AT "MNF"?

Keith Olbermann hosted his final edition of "The Big Show" Friday night, and said, "I''d love to be able to close with some words of wisdom. I believe, however, that we all ran out of those no more re

Tags: CBS, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/07/98
MOUSE HUNT: IGER'S CHALLENGE AT ABC; LOWEST NFL RATING

ABC President Robert Iger is profiled by Richard Siklos in BUSINESS WEEK, who writes that Iger "has been hammering away at costs, including imposing a hiring and salary freeze." Siklos: "One area wher

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, ESPN, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Media, St. Louis Rams, Walt Disney

12/07/98
PATS AND ROWLAND AGREE TO CASH PENALTY FOR BREAKING LEASE

As "resistance" to the proposed stadium deal for the Patriots "budded" among CT lawmakers this weekend, CT Gov. John Rowland (R) and the Patriots "signaled for the first time that they were willing to

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots, NFL

12/07/98
LYCOS BUYS FIRST NAMING RIGHTS FOR CPBL BOSTON FRANCHISE

Internet company Lycos has signed a three-year deal to become the CPBL''s first team sponsor. The company will sponsor "Team Lycos," which will play in Boston and become the first U.S. pro team to hav

12/07/98
EMPTY DEN: PANTHERS SEEING BIG DROPS IN ACTUAL ATTENDANCE

The NFL Panthers have seen an average of 7,080 no-shows for the first five games at Ericsson Stadium this season -- a 317% increase over the first five games in ''96 (2,235) and 20% more than last sea

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Franchises, San Francisco 49ers

12/07/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CART named TIMOTHY MEYER as Senior VP/Racing Operations (SPEEDNET, 12/7)....KEITH SIMMONS, formerly VP/Turner Sports Sales, Detroit, was named Turner Sports Sales, N.Y., VP & National Sales Manager, w

Tags: Champ Car World Series, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Visa

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