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01/04/99
BOWL SEASON, PART II: EARLY ATTENDANCE NUMBERS SHOW INCREASE

The BCS'' emphasis on tonight''s national championship game between TN and FL State "hardly put a damper" on the attendance of some middle- and lower-tier bowl games, according to USA TODAY''s Steve W

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

01/04/99
PRELIMINARY OVERNIGHT RATINGS FROM THE WEEKEND GRIDIRON

The following lists preliminary overnight ratings from select weekend network football events. ABC numbers were unavailable at press time (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Cotton Bowl (MSU-TX)

Tags: ABC, CBS, Minnesota Wild, NBC, News Corp./Fox, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/04/99
HOOPS HELD HOSTAGE, DAY 184: BOTH SIDES FACE JUDGEMENT WEEK

NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter plans to talk to NBA Commissioner David Stern today, just four days before the league''s Board of Governors is scheduled to vote on "scrapping the entire season," according

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Time Warner

01/04/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

NFL: In Boston, Will McDonough reported that consumer advocate Ralph Nader "has spoken to" MA AG Scott Harshbarger "about joining his mission to overturn" the Patriots relocation to CT. Harshbarger: "

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Lions, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, NFL

01/04/99
NEW BALANCE FACES CHARGES OF INCREASED USE OF SWEATSHOPS

MA-based New Balance has "vigorously denied charges" by the Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (Unite) that it has "increasingly turned to low-wage Chinese factories and US tempo

Tags: Nike, Reebok

01/04/99
NHL MOVING AHEAD WITH WNHL? LEAGUE PUTS ENGLISH ON OPENER

Two NHL owners "said privately they support the idea" of the league backing a pro women''s hockey league, according to Bob McManaman of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. McManaman wrote that while there is "a bet

Tags: AEG, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Kings, NHL, Ottawa Senators, WNBA

01/04/99
MEDIA NOTES

Keith Olbermann will debut Tuesday on "Fox Sports News" with co-host Kevin Frazier, his partner for the first week. Olbermann: "We''re going to look for a fit and see what works best" (CINCINNATI ENQU

Tags: ABC, CBS, Minnesota Wild, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/04/99
A NEW JEWEL ALONG YAWKEY WAY: RED SOX CLOSE ON BALLPARK

The Red Sox "have all but finalized blueprints" for a 48,000-seat ballpark in Kenmore Square, with an unveiling "tentatively set" for February 2, according to Scott Farmelant of the BOSTON HERALD. The

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities

01/04/99
SELLING OUT IN PITTSBURGH? MARINO LOOKING FOR PENS INVESTORS

Penguins co-Owner Roger Marino "is looking to sell part of his team, and Mario Lemieux apparently is in the market to buy all of it," according to Dave Molinari of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. While M

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

12/22/98
AND 1 PARTRIDGE IN A PEAR TREE: SNEAKER COMPANY PROFILED

PA-based basketball sneaker and apparel maker And 1, faced with the NBA lockout and a sneaker market marked by "weak earnings and even losses," is "on an unlikely roll," according to Peter Binzen of t

Tags: And 1, NBA

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