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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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OUT OF AREAWEB: MA LPGA EVENT TO BE LEFT OFF 2000 SCHEDULE

The LPGA Tour "pulled the plug" on its MA-based areaWEB.com Challenge next season after "charging rights- holder Entertainment Sports Equities (ESE) with non-payment of an amount in the six-figure ran

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11/23/99
MILSTEIN REFILES SUIT AGAINST COOKE, REMOVES CASSERLY

Islanders co-Owner Howard Milstein "refiled his civil lawsuit" against former Redskins President John Kent Cooke yesterday in D.C. Superior Court, but "removed" former Redskins GM Charley Casserly fro

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, Washington Redskins

11/23/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Detroit, Joe Falls, on Lions Owner William Clay Ford''s return to Detroit in a new stadium: "He is coming back to town not for any civic reasons ... the Lions are coming back [to Detroit] for money

Tags: AFL, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Twins, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

11/23/99
MILLROSE GAMES INKS TITLE SPONSOR IN MID SIX-FIGURE DEAL

The U.S. Air Force has signed a one-year deal worth "about" $600,000 to become the title sponsor of the Millrose Games, to be held February 4 at MSG, according to Andy Bernstein of the SPORTSBUSINESS

Tags: Cablevision, Events and Attractions, IMG, Interpublic Group of Cos., Madison Square Garden, NBC, Octagon

11/23/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JEFF GEWIRTZ has been named Dir of Legal Affairs for Meridian Management, the GA-based marketing rep of the IOC. Gewirtz will be Meridian''s legal point person on the IOC''s TOP sponsorship program. G

Tags: Cablevision, IOC, LPGA, Madison Square Garden, NHL, People and Pop Culture

11/23/99
SPORTS ON THE WEB: NEW SKI LIFESTYLE SITE SET TO LAUNCH

Mountain sports lifestyle site Resort Sports Network has taken full ownership of Go Group, publishers of GoSki.com, to create one site under http://www.RSN.com. The integrated site, expected to launch

Tags: Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Media, Washington Redskins

11/23/99
REVIEW OF SOCOG TICKET POLICY LEADS TO DISMISSAL OF OFFICIAL

A "blistering internal review" of the 2000 Summer Games ticketing program "has uncovered a litany of carelessness, failure responsibility and a lack of transparency on the part" of the Sydney Olympic

Tags: Olympics

11/23/99
CUTTING DOWN ON THE NET: UK'S MAGLOIRE SHUTS DOWN WEB SITE

Less than a month after launching his Web site, Univ. of KY (UK) C Jamal Magloire has "closed down operations" on the site at the suggestion of head coach Tubby Smith, according to Jerry Tipton of the

Tags: NCAA, Media

11/23/99
NIKE DECIDES TO JUST DO IT AND CONSOLIDATE AD ASSIGNMENTS

Nike "decided unexpectedly" on Monday to "consolidate its American brand assignments" at OR-based Wieden & Kennedy, according to Stuart Elliott of the N.Y. TIMES, who writes that the consolidation, "e

Tags: Nike, Wieden Kennedy

11/23/99
RESEARCH COMPANY SEEKS SALES MANAGER ON THE WEST COAST

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