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12/12/97
VAIL RESORTS POSTS FIRST QUARTER NET LOSS OF $20.8M

Vail Resorts posted a net loss of $20.8M for the first quarter, "the slowest period for the ski company under a new reporting system," according to Erika Gonzalez of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS. Vail rece

Tags: Finance

12/12/97
ANALYSTS COMMENT ON STRENGTH OF ATHLETIC SHOE BUSINESS

On CNBC''s "Bull Session," The Sports Authority CEO Jack Smith said, "Our footwear business all year has been very strong. We''ve seen a little bit of a shift in the wants of the consumer where basket

Tags: Converse, Fila USA, Finance, NBA, Nike, Reebok, The Sports Authority

12/12/97
GOLF NEWS & NOTES: DON'T SHED A TEARDROP FOR ME

NJ-based TearDrop Golf Co. has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of IL-based Ram Golf. The proposed acquisition will be subject to a number of conditions including the negotiation of a d

Tags: Finance

12/12/97
FOX NEWS & NOTES: FOX RSN FILES SUIT VS. ESPN REGIONAL TV

Fox Sports Pittsburgh "has filed a federal lawsuit to block ESPN Regional Television Inc. from promoting itself on regional games broadcast by Fox," according to an AP report. U.S. District Judge Dona

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

12/12/97
SIGN OF THE TIMES? REEBOK REPORTS DIP IN '97 NET INCOME

Reebok yesterday "surprised Wall Street by predicting that 1997 would not ... be the year of the turnaround," according to Kimberly Blanton of the BOSTON GLOBE. Reflecting a "losing battle for market

Tags: Finance, Nike, Reebok

12/12/97
WARRIORS TO TAKE ON SPREWELL WITH "PATTERN OF MISCONDUCT"?

The Warriors "are prepared to use a history of Latrell Sprewell''s behavior at a grievance hearing to review the players''s punishment for attacking" coach P.J. Carlesimo, according to Mike Wise of th

Tags: ABC, Golden State Warriors, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Walt Disney

12/12/97
ATB PUTS OUT AN APB FOR LOCAL BUYER INTERESTED IN OILERS

The Alberta Treasury Branches (ATB) "has extended its deadline for local buyers looking to purchase the financially troubled" NHL Oilers until midnight Sunday, according to Jac MacDonald of the EDMONT

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL

12/12/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Harlem Globetrotters Chair MANNIE JACKSON announced an endowment of $100,000 to the Lincoln School Alumni Foundation, Inc. of Edwardsville, IL (Globetrotters). ...Retiring 49ers TE BRENT JONES said he

Tags: Boston Celtics, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

12/12/97
NFL TV NEGOTIATIONS: BOWLEN SAYS FEES MAY ALMOST DOUBLE

The NFL''s TV rights negotiations are examined in the N.Y. TIMES and the WALL STREET JOURNAL. In N.Y., Richard Sandomir reports that the bidding "may begin next week and end by Christmas (but then aga

Tags: ABC, CBS, Denver Broncos, MLB, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/12/97
LEAGUE NOTES

In N.Y., Robin Finn reports that in its search for a new CEO, the WTA Board of Directors "has been waiting since Tuesday to find out if their top choice," PGA Tour VP/Business Affairs Ric Clarson, "wi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NHL, PGA Tour, Toronto Maple Leafs

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