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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
PHIL KNIGHT AND JIM JANNARD HOLIDAY SHOPPING TOGETHER? NO

The competition between Nike and Oakley is featured in an extensive piece by USA TODAY''s Bill Meyers. A front-page teaser, under the header, "The Michael Jordan Picture Nike Doesn''t Want You To See,

Tags: Nike, Oakley

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
AFTER LONG HOLDOUT, THE MIGHTIEST DUCK REJOINS HIS PONDMATES

The Mighty Ducks signed F Paul Kariya to a two-year contract that is reportedly worth $14M. The deal will pay Kariya $5.5M this season and $8.5M in ''98-99. Kariya missed the first ten weeks of the NH

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Walt Disney

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
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

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
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

GM''s Chevrolet is "expanding it relationship" with Cal Ripken, according to AD AGE. On January 10, Ripken, who has been affiliated with Chevrolet since ''95, will host "Silverado Sneak Preview," a ha

Tags: General Motors, Heineken, NFL, Washington Nationals

12/12/97
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: NFL TOP CHOICE AMONG BUYERS

ESPN Chilton surveyed ownership of league logo clothing during the third quarter of ''97 by interviewing over 6,000 respondents, age 12+ (THE DAILY). JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER Own NBA logo clothing 18.1 1

Tags: ESPN, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

12/12/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB: The MLB Rangers are "stepping up their efforts to attract Hispanic fans" with an ad campaign and a special ticket information line. The first Rangers TV ads aimed at Hispanics feature Ivan Rodrig

Tags: ABC, Detroit Lions, Franchises, Golden State Warriors, MLB, Oakland Raiders, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers, Walt Disney

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