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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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BOXING NEWS: LEWIS TO DEFEND IN CT; HOLYFIELD CUTS HIS PURSE

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

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08/12/98
THE PGA TOUR'S LATEST STOP: NEW GOLF RETAIL OUTLET TO EXPAND

The PGA Tour Stop, a new, interactive golf retail store at the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, FL, is scheduled for a November "grand opening," according to Gene Yasuda of GOLFWEEK. The stor

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08/12/98
MLB CATCHING UP WITH THE REST FOR POSTSEASON TICKET PRICES

MLB has doubled the price of box seats for the World Series, from $75 to $150, according to Murray Chass of the N.Y. TIMES. MLB''s Exec Council decided on the increase at a meeting last June, but MLB

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08/12/98
MEDIA NOTES

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

08/12/98
RUMORS FLY, BUT BLUE JAYS SAY THEY ARE NOT ON THE BLOCK

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

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08/12/98
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08/12/98
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08/12/98
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Fox is "likely to pass" on ABC''s bid for NHL TV rights, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke, who writes that "both major media corporations can find positives in the situation." Details of the bid

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