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11/30/98
IS THE NHL SKATING AWAY WITH THE NBA'S AUDIENCE? SOME SAY NO

The NHL "has failed" to portray its players as "personable and human," according to Sherry Ross of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS, who wrote under the header, "League is Missing Promotional Boat." Ross credited

Tags: AHL, NBA, NBC, NHL

11/30/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Tennis Week Associate Editor RANDY MASTER is leaving to work in ESPN''s sales planning division (TENNIS WEEK, 11/26 issue)....MICHAEL GLENNIE was named Senior VP/Resorts of Florida Panthers Holdings a

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/30/98
FOXTRAX, RIP: FOX PULLS THE PLUG ON ITS GLOWING PUCK

Fox Sports will not use the $50,000-per-game FoxTrax glowing puck in its final season of NHL coverage (USA TODAY, 11/27). In addition, Jim Abbott reported in Orlando that Fox Sports will not use any "

Tags: Cablevision, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Madison Square Garden, NBA, New Jersey Devils, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Media, SportsLine.com, YankeeNets

11/30/98
LEAGUE NOTES

In Toronto, Tim Harper reported that a House of Commons Subcommittee on the Study of Sport in Canada will recommend that Canadian teams be eligible for tax breaks "if they can show they are providing

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NHL, USA Networks

11/30/98
LET IT GROW, LET IT GROW: NHL SEES A FUTURE IN ITS ROOTS

NHL Enterprises, NHL Enterprises of Canada and apparel manufacturer Roots Canada have agreed to a three-year licensing and retail agreement in North America, which gives Roots the licensing rights to

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs

11/30/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In Portland, Steve Brandon reported that the Real Madrid basketball team wants Blazers C Arvydas Sabonis to return and play for it this season and reportedly is "considering an arrangement in which Ni

Tags: Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals

11/30/98
FIRST ROUND OF BIDDING FOR SKINS COMPLETE; LIST GETS SHORTER

Trustees for the estate of the late Jack Kent Cooke have narrowed the list of 10 bidders for the Redskins to six or seven finalists, including an "unidentified group" who made an offer of "around" $60

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Browns, Franchises, New York Islanders, Washington Redskins

11/30/98
FACILITY NOTES

Officials from the Giants, Jets, MetroStars and NJ Sports & Exposition Authority "believe it is likely Giants Stadium will be a grass-only facility by next football season." Part of the decision "will

Tags: Facilities, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Jets

11/30/98
NBA SHOPPING "INSIDE" TITLE AFTER TIME INC. DECIDES TO PASS

Time Inc. "has decided not to continue publishing" Inside Stuff, which it has published "in tandem" with the NBA for three years, according to Alex Kuczynski of the N.Y. TIMES. After the January/Febru

Tags: NBA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

11/30/98
HOOPS HELD HOSTAGE, DAY 153: TALKS, AND SEASON, IN LIMBO

With Saturday''s bargaining session canceled and no new talks scheduled between the NBA and its players'' union, the AP''s Chris Sheridan writes that the NBA lockout will "last at least another five w

Tags: Denver Nuggets, ESPN, Houston Rockets, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Miami Heat, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, NFL, NHL, Time Warner, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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