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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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ADVIL DEAL OFFICIAL: "WESTERN" TO REMAIN IN TITLE -- FOR NOW

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05/21/99
FOX SPORTS GIVES MOTOR CITY FOOD FOR THOUGHT -- IS IT NEXT?

The first Fox Sports Skybox sports-themed bar and grill will open in Chicago this summer, according to Becky Yerak of the DETROIT NEWS. The Fox Sports/Host Marriott chain will launch in U.S. airports

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05/21/99
IVERSON GIVES HIS ANSWER TO HIS BODYGUARD: "SEE YA"

ALLEN IVERSON has "terminated the relationship" with his bodyguard TERRY ROYSTER, according to Stephen Smith of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Iverson was paying Royster $100,000 per year. Iverson "doesn'

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

05/21/99
PIRATES AND STEELERS BOTH EYE LAND DEVELOPMENT IN PITTSBURGH

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Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

05/21/99
VISA HOPING FOR BETTER EXPOSURE NUMBERS FROM THE BELMONT?

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05/21/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, Kansas City Royals, MLB, National Lacrosse League, PepsiCo, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco 49ers, Sports Illustrated, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner

05/21/99
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL LOOKS AT IMPORTANCE OF BRAND NAMES

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05/21/99
DEEP IMPACT: THREE PREMIER EVENTS DRAW BIG BUCKS TO CITIES

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05/21/99
JERRY MCMORRIS SAYS BANKRUPTCY WON'T IMPACT ROCKIES STAKE

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05/21/99
STAYING IN GEAR: IMS/IRL FINALIZE PACT WITH DISNEY NETWORKS

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