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01/19/99
NFL GETS THE THING THAT MAKES THE WORLD WIDE WEB GO ROUND

MA-based ThingWorld.com is joining with the NFL to "deploy its digital collectibles technology on all on-line venues of the league and its teams," according to Gregg Krupa of the BOSTON GLOBE. The rel

Tags: Detroit Pistons, MLB, MLS, NBA, NCAA, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media

01/19/99
JUDGE'S RULING INCREASES NCAA COACHES PAYOUT BY ANOTHER $7M

U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil has added "another" $7M "or so to the NCAA''s crippling restricted-earnings verdict," according to Steve Rock of the K.C. STAR. Ruling on "post-trial motions," Vrati

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

01/19/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

LEONARDO DICAPRIO was sporting a Lakers home jersey in a REUTERS photo that showed him on the site of his new film in Southern Thailand (USA TODAY, 1/18)...."VARSITY BLUES," the first motion picture p

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, IMG, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Twins, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Blues

01/19/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

The CP''s Neil Stevens reports that the return of RW Pavel Bure to the NHL increases the league''s average yearly player salary to $1.3M when factoring in his previous $8M salary with the Canucks. The

Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, Franchises, NFL, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, San Francisco 49ers, Time Warner, Vancouver Canucks

01/19/99
THE WEST IS THE BEST! COMPANY MAKES OLYMPIC PAYMENT

US West officials "decided Friday to deliver" a $5M sponsorship payment that they delayed while investigations were proceeding into SLOC bribery charges, according to Bruce Finley of the DENVER POST.

Tags: Anheuser Busch, IOC, NBC, Olympics, SLOC, US West/Qwest

01/19/99
SOCIAL-MIKE? COULD MJ BECOME MORE ACTIVE IN RETIREMENT?

NEWSWEEK''s cover-story features Michael Jordan under the header, "The Michael Jordan We Never Knew." Samuels & Leland report that Jordan "plans to launch a music label later this year" with the broth

Tags: ESPN, Golden State Warriors, MLB, NBA, NBC, Nike, Oakland Athletics, Walt Disney

01/19/99
KINGS FOR A DAY: MALOOF FAMILY BUYS NBA KINGS AND ARCO ARENA

The NBA Kings announced Friday that the Maloof family of NM "will assume controlling interest" of Capital Sports & Entertainment, the company that includes the Kings and Arco Arena, effective July 1,

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Sacramento Kings

01/15/99
NOT MILLER TIME FOR NBA; LONG-TIME SPONSOR WON'T RENEW DEAL

WI-based Miller Brewing, an NBA sponsor since ''81, "has decided not to renew" its NBAP sponsorship, according to USA TODAY''s Roscoe Nance. Miller spokesperson Susan Henderson: "Our feeling was it wa

Tags: NBA, NBC

01/15/99
MEDIA NOTES

FERRALL OFF THE BENCH: Sports radio talk-show host Scott Ferrall appeared on the "Late Show" with David Letterman last night wearing a ''97 North American team NHL All-Star jersey. Ferrall, on his new

Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, CBS, ESPN, HBO, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/15/99
CRAIG MASBACK UNDER FIRE FOR "SCRAMBLING" ON TRACK MEETS

Indoor track is "being revived" by a TV presence, including a three-meet circuit on NBC, according to USA TODAY''s Dick Patrick. But some "late scrambling" by the USATF "bothers some meet promoters an

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBC

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