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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
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
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

12/11/97
HOLIDAY TIP: "AFFILIATIONS" MAY MAKE FOR HAPPIER ANNIKA

Under a long-term contract that is "about as exclusive as deals get," Callaway Golf has Annika Sorenstam "under virtual lock and key endorsement wise," according to Lynn Henning of GOLFWEEK. As a resu

Tags: Callaway Golf, Acushnet, IMG, LPGA, New England Revolution, Nike

12/11/97
GIANTS SET TO BREAK GROUND ON PRIVATELY FUNDED PAC BELL PARK

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the MLB Giants'' new Pac Bell Park are scheduled for today at 12:00pm PT and in S.F., Gerald Adams reports that Giants stars "past and present," including Willie Mays, Du

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco Giants

12/11/97
USA TODAY REPORTS PGA TOUR VP CLARSON OFFERED WTA TOUR POST

USA TODAY''s Doug Smith reports that PGA Tour VP/Business Affairs Ric Clarson has been offered the job of WTA Tour CEO (USA TODAY, 12/11). WTA Tour Dir of Communications Joe Favorito told THE DAILY th

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour

12/11/97
WILSON TO STRAIGHTEN OUT THE ILLS THAT PLAGUE THE BILLS

Bills Owner Ralph Wilson "promised" to make "aggressive changes this offseason," according to Leo Roth of the Rochester DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE. With the future of the Bills in Western N.Y. "tied to a ne

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, Wilson Sporting Goods

12/11/97
HUNTER FLOATS POSSIBLE COMPROMISE; BARKLEY BACKS OFF BOYCOTT

NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter said that Warriors officials have told him that "some sort of olive branch might be extended or the door might be left ajar somewhat to give us the opportunity to work somet

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Golden State Warriors, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, Time Warner, Viacom

12/11/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cardinals 1B MARK McGWIRE has been named The Sporting News'' ''97 Sportsman of the Year (TSN)....TAMEEKA MESSIER, the 23-year-old woman who says she was badly injured last month when Patriot QB DREW B

Tags: CBS, IBM, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

12/11/97
HOW THE WEST WAS WON: ESPN MOVES IN ON FSN'S TERRITORY

ESPN will launch ESPN West, an RSN servicing Southern CA, NV and HI, beginning October ''98 in conjunction with the start of the NHL season. The 24-hour service will include regional coverage of the D

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

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