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INSIGHT'S COPPER BOWL SPONSORSHIP NOT A FAN FAVORITE?

AZ-based Insight Enterprises "has absorbed its share of barbs in the media, and jabs from the public" for renaming the Copper Bowl the Insight.com Bowl, according to Russ Wiles of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

POPE JOHN PAUL II has awarded papal knighthood to News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH for "unblemished character" and for promoting "the interest" of society, the Church and the Vatican (L.A. TIMES, 1/3).

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals, WNBA

01/05/98
DALLAS AREA SPORTS ENTITIES TEAM UP ON SEAT PROMO

Five of Dallas'' sports organizations have formed a coalition to offer "ticket packages and promote tourism" in the area, according to Mede Nix of the FT. WORTH STAR- TELEGRAM. The program includes Lo

Tags: Coca-Cola, Dallas Stars, Events and Attractions, Southwest Sports Group, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

01/05/98
LOCAL BIDDERS STILL SHORT IN EFFORTS TO SAVE NHL OILERS

A group of local investors hoping to buy the NHL Oilers is $15M short of the US$50M it needs to proceed with its bid, according to Ric Dolphin of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. An investor, who asked not to be

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NHL

01/05/98
NIKE THINKS IT CAN, IT THINKS IT CAN, IT THINKS IT CAN...

On January 1, Nike debuted its new ad campaign, "I Can," created by Wieden & Kennedy. Nike VP/USA Marketing Bob Wood, on "I Can": "At a time when cynicism in sports is at an all-time high, ''I Can'' i

Tags: Nike, Time Warner, Wieden Kennedy

01/05/98
FACILITY NOTES

Cleveland Mayor Michael White rejected bids for electric work on the new Browns stadium, when they "came in $9 million higher than expected." In Akron, David Adams wrote the rejection "is a strong sig

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Browns, Facilities, Southwest Airlines

01/05/98
DREAM OF OWNING A PART OF CART? WITH IPO, NOW YOU CAN

CART has filed a registration statement with the SEC to sell 4,573,000 shares of common stock in an IPO. The company intends to use proceeds from the offering, to be underwritten by Jefferies & Compan

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Finance

01/05/98
LATEST ATTEMPT FOR UNIFICATION BOUT KO'D, BUT BY WHOM?

Don King denied that he did anything to "scuttle a possible heavyweight unification fight" between Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis, according to Timothy Smith of the N.Y. TIMES. King said that he "

Tags: Events and Attractions, Time Warner

01/05/98
KNOX FAMILY SELLS SABRES TO ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS' RIGAS

Sabres Chair Northrup Knox and Adelphia Communications Corp. Chair John Rigas signed a memo of understanding calling for the restructuring of the Sabres under which Adelphia and Rigas would acquire co

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Franchises

01/05/98
SILVER KING ENTERS SPORTS MARKETPLACE WITH HEAT TV DEAL

The Heat have linked with Silver King Broadcasting, new to the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale market, on a five-year, over- the-air TV deal. Silver King''s new CityVision format will launch on WYHS this spring,

Tags: Miami Heat, NBA, Media, UPN, USA Networks

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