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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 17 / 14

15,256  – Size of the "raucous crowd" for last night's Sounders-Union U.S. Open Cup title game at PPL Park. The Sounders won 3-1 ( PHILADELPHIAUNION.com, 9/17 ).

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

ATHLETE SIGNINGS: The ORLANDO SENTINEL reports sources that say Univ. of Central FL QB Daunte Culpepper will be represented by DC-based agent Mason Ashe (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 12/9)....NCAA ''98 cross cou

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12/09/98
MEDIA NOTES

CBS Sports'' Week 14 national NFL telecast, highlighted by Chiefs-Broncos in 63% of the country, earned a 16.5/33 -- a 28% increase over NBC''s comparable Week 14 national game last season, and was CB

Tags: CBS, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Kansas City Chiefs, NBC, NFL, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/09/98
LEAVING ARIZONA: NHL ASSISTANCE PLAN FOR CANADIAN TEAMS OK'D

The NHL concluded its Board of Governors meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, yesterday and re-approved the Canadian Assistance Plan (CAP), which helps "small-market" Canadian teams -- the Oilers, Flames and Se

Tags: Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Ottawa Senators, Arizona Coyotes

12/09/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A biography on Sharks coach DARRYL SUTTER has been published by Roberts Rinehart Publishers of Boulder, CO. The book, written by E.C. MCENERY and titled "The Life and Times of Darryl Sutter: Wit, Wisd

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, San Jose Sharks, People and Pop Culture

12/09/98
KRAFT NOT CONCERNED WITH "GROWING SKEPTICISM" OVER CT DEAL

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft "said he was not overly concerned about the growing skepticism" among some CT lawmakers about the stadium deal he negotiated with CT Gov. John Rowland, according to Mike Al

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots

12/09/98
FACILITY NOTES

In Chicago, Becky Beaupre writes that Bears President Michael McCaskey "didn''t succeed" in changing any minds of those opposed to a new stadium in Elk Grove Village, IL. The "handful of residents" wh

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

12/09/98
PRO PLAYER MOVES ACCOUNT; PGA TOUR SET TO PROMOTE NIKE TOUR

Pro Player named NH-based Cohn Godley Norwood to handle its "estimated" $3M ad account "after an informal review" of Boston and N.Y. agencies, according to Sarah Jones of ADWEEK. Pro Player Dir of Ret

Tags: ESPN, Nike, PGA Tour, Reebok, Walt Disney

12/09/98
MYERS MAKES HIS DEBUT TONIGHT ON "FOX SPORTS NEWS"

Chris Myers will make his "Fox Sports News" debut tonight at 10:00pm ET (Fox Sports Net). In Phoenix, Jim Gintonio reports that Myers will be teamed with Van Earl Wright for tonight''s show, but that

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

12/09/98
HOOPS HELD HOSTAGE, DAY 162: 2002, AN ALL-STAR GAME ODYSSEY

NBA Commissioner David Stern "yesterday officially canceled the league''s usual midseason highlight, the All- Star Game, which was to have been played" February 14 at the First Union Center in Philade

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