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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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08/12/98
MEDIA NOTES

On Monday, the PGA Tour will partner with GolfWeb, CBS SportsLine and USA Today Online to broadcast the finish of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on www.pgatour.com. The event will not be aired

Tags: ATT, CBS, ESPN, Manchester United, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, SportsLine.com, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/12/98
BOXING NEWS: LEWIS TO DEFEND IN CT; HOLYFIELD CUTS HIS PURSE

Lennox Lewis will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Zeljko Mavrovic at CT''s Mohegan Sun Casino on September 26, according to Terry Price of the HARTFORD COURANT, who writes that the fight will

Tags: Events and Attractions

08/12/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Lightning announced the following staff additions and changes for the ''98-99 season: DEBBIE CAGLE joins as Dir of Suite Sales & Service; Accounting Supervisor EDDIE DILBERTO was promoted to Dir o

Tags: AFL, Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning

08/12/98
OFF TO THE WOODS: 2ND WARSAW SPORTS EXECUTIVE RETREAT

The Univ. of OR''s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center is holding its second annual Sports Executive Retreat today through the end of this week in Sunriver, OR. This year''s by-invitation-only attendees in

Tags: General Motors, McDonalds, MLB, NFL, NHL, Portland Trail Blazers, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

08/12/98
WHO WORKS IN DC IN AUGUST? NLRB TO RULE ON NBPA CLAIM

The NLRB''s N.Y. office "plans to forward to the general counsel in Washington a recommendation" on the NBPA''s unfair labor practice charge against the NBA on Thursday, according to Murray Chass of t

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

08/12/98
NEW INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH PLANS

The International Basketball League (IBL), a new men''s pro league, will debut in November ''99 and play a 64-game schedule. The Baltimore-based league will consist of eight franchises, located in Alb

Tags: IBL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NCAA

08/12/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Faced with "subscription cancellations, criticisms from readers and media heavyweights ... and a potential loss of ... major advertiser" Staples, the Boston Globe "backed down" from asking for columni

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, CBS, Champ Car World Series, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

08/12/98
REEBOK TO OPEN PROMO BLITZ BEHIND WILLIAMS & RAFTER

Reebok plans "a huge advertising and promotional blitz" around the U.S. Open and two of its "key spokespersons," Venus Williams and Patrick Rafter, according to Daniel Kaplan of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOU

Tags: Reebok

08/12/98
BALTIMORE SUN PUTS FINAL BILL FOR CAMDEN COMPLEX OVER $500M

The final figures are not complete, but "it appears the Ravens'' stadium will end up costing" $223M, putting the cost of Baltimore''s two-stadium complex at more than $500M, according to Jon Morgan of

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Facilities

08/12/98
BREAKING AWAY? SPURS' QUARRY SITE PERFECT FOR CUTTERS?

The Spurs "are willing" to pay $20M to $40M to help build a new arena "touted by local developers," according to Christopher Anderson of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. City Councilmember Jeff Webster,

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

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