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12/08/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The MLS Wizards are expected to announce DOUG NEWMAN, a "top executive" at adidas, as their new GM today (K.C. STAR, 12/7)....Target-Chip Ganassi Racing announced the resignation of MICHAEL KNIGHT, VP

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

12/08/97
NYC GAMES TO OFFER TRACK ATHLETES GOODWILL, AND CASH TO BOOT

The Goodwill Games announced that $1.8M in prize money will be awarded for track and field events at next year''s event, set to take place July 18-August 2 in N.Y., according to Frank Litsky of the N.

Tags: Events and Attractions

12/08/97
HOW WILL NBC/FOX DEAL WITH CROWDED INTERNET SPORTS FIELD?

The "wars between cable and broadcast sports operations have spread beyond TV to the Web," according to Alan Breznick of CABLE WORLD. NBC Sports and Fox Sports "have made noise recently about joining

Tags: CBS, Microsoft, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Russell Athletic, Media, Viacom, Wilson Sporting Goods

12/08/97
HURRICANES' "STRUGGLE" IN CAROLINA GETS FRONT-PAGE ATTENTION

The Hurricanes'' move from Hartford to NC so far "has been a struggle," according to Bryan Gruley of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, who examines the team''s move in a front-page feature. Gruley: "To claim i

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, NHL

12/08/97
THE GANG'S ALL HERE: "OUTSIDE THE LINES" HITS THE STREETS

ESPN''s "Outside The Lines" examined the connection between gangs and sports in its piece, "Turf Wars: Gangs and Sports." In the first part, ESPN''s Shelley Smith looked at three NFL players who have

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Converse, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Houston Astros, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Nike, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Reebok, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

12/08/97
NBA IS EL AMOR EN MEXICO: LEAGUE MAKES REGULAR-SEASON DEBUT

The NBA played its first regular-season game in Mexico on Saturday night as a sold-out crowd of 20,635 watched the Mavericks-Rockets at the Palacio de los Deportes (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 12/7). In Ft.

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, NBA, Southwest Sports Group

12/08/97
PUBLISHING WAR HEATS UP WITH REDESIGN OF THE SPORTING NEWS

The Sporting News (TSN) has launched its initial issue as part of its five-year, $30M redesign. The relaunch will run with the tag, "See A Different Game." TSN''s redesign comes after a comprehensive

Tags: ESPN, MLB, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

12/08/97
GO INSIDE NEWS CORP'S TAX AND ACCOUNTING STRATEGIES

The "empire" of News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH was examined in a front-page feature by Paul Farhi in Sunday''s WASHINGTON POST. Murdoch became an American citizen in the mid-80''s to comply with U.S.

Tags: News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

12/08/97
SHOE FETISH: THE DAILY'S STOCKING STUFFER ON NBA FOOTWEAR

Did you ever wonder exactly who is wearing what on their feet in the NBA? If so, we''ve got some answers. THE DAILY found that of the 403 players in the NBA as of Friday, November 28 -- including thos

Tags: And 1, Converse, Fila USA, NBA, Nike, Reebok, Russell Athletic, Washington Nationals

12/08/97
ATP AIMS TO GO STEADY WITH WTA? WILL LEGENDS BE REDUCED?

The plan to streamline the ATP Tour in the year 2000 (see THE DAILY, 11/25) was examined by John Barrett of the FINANCIAL TIMES who wrote that while it "may not have gone far enough," it would still "

Tags: ATP, Leagues and Governing Bodies

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