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12/22/98
NBA LICENSEES, RETAILERS HOPING FOR A MERRIER '99

The impact of the NBA lockout on league-licensed merchandise and sneaker sales is examined by Agoglia, Bronson & Tedeschi in the cover story of SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS. Retailers, licensees and "categ

Tags: Chicago Bulls, NBA

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

12/22/98
JOY TO THE WORLD, BUT IOC MEMBERS CAN'T GO VISIT IT

IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch took "a dramatic step to combat the worst ethics scandal in [Olympic] history" and "banned" IOC members from visiting bidding cities, according to Stephen Wilson o

Tags: IOC, Olympics, USOC, Wilson Sporting Goods

12/22/98
DECK THE HALLS WITH THE DAILY'S MEDIA NOTES

ESPN "Baseball Tonight" host Gary Miller will replace Chris Myers as host of "Up Close." Miller will take over hosting duties on January 11 (Mult., 12/22)....DAILY VARIETY''s Josef Adalian reports tha

Tags: ABC, Buffalo Bills, CBS, ESPN, NBC, New York Jets, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/21/98
VIKINGS EXPLORE PROPOSAL TO SHARE STADIUM WITH UNIV. OF MN

There is a new stadium plan "to try to keep pro sports in Minnesota that might be looked at favorably by the Legislature," according to Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. According to the pr

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Vikings

12/21/98
CBS'S IMPEACHMENT COVERAGE SCORES A TOUCHDOWN

CBS''s decision to carry the Jets-Bills Game on Saturday instead of the House of Representatives impeachment vote was "really no decision at all," according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Rai

Tags: Buffalo Bills, CBS, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Viacom, Washington Redskins

12/21/98
MEDIA NOTES

The Tigers announced that Hall of Fame Broadcaster Ernie Harwell, 80, will return in ''99 as radio play-by-play announcer. Harwell will replace Frank Beckman, who will anchor a morning sports show on

Tags: Detroit Tigers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Quokka, Media

12/21/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cardinals 1B MARK MCGWIRE was named TIME magazine''s "Hero of the Year." TIME''s Joel Stein: "He realizes that he is not everyone''s image of a hero. So McGwire has become a self-publicist of the Bob

Tags: ABC, News Corp./Fox, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/21/98
STADIUM-USE TAX COULD HELP FUND FOUR NEW STADIUMS IN PA

PA State Sen. James Gerlach (R) has proposed an idea in which the state would provide one-third of the money to build four new stadiums and be repaid with receipts from a "stadium-use tax" on players,

Tags: Facilities, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

12/21/98
BACK OF THE BOOK

THE DAILY and the Fox Sports/TMG poll examined spending habits of premier sports fans, sports fans and the U.S. population ages 12+ during the holiday season (THE DAILY). USING A SCALE OF 1 (NOT AT AL

Tags: News Corp./Fox, The Back of the Book

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