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MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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11/17/97
MEDIA NOTES

N.Y. Fox-affiliate WNYC "was the only Fox affiliate in the country not to pick up the national network feed" of the Redskins-Cowboys game last night at 7:00pm ET. Fox Sports VP/Media Relations Vince W

Tags: CBS, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins, WNBA

11/17/97
GORDON FLASHES VICTORY; NAPA NABS FIVE MORE YEARS AT AMS

Jeff Gordon won his second NASCAR Winston Cup championship Sunday, finishing 17th at Sunday''s season- ending NAPA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS). With the $1.5M championship bonus from serie

Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

11/17/97
USOC LOOKS TO BUILD BRAND WITH OFF-YEAR OLYMPIC CUPS

The USOC "will package off-year athletic competitions under the Olympics aegis for its largest sponsors beginning" in ''98, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. The events, called the "Olympic Cup,

Tags: IMG, Olympics, OPUS, USOC

11/17/97
O'S OBJECT TO ADJACENT CAMDEN ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX

The Orioles "are considering going to court to stop" a state proposed "urban entertainment complex" adjacent to Camden Yards, according to Paul Valentine of the WASHINGTON POST. The MD Stadium Authori

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Events and Attractions

11/17/97
IS LINDNER TAKING A SCHOTT TO GET REDS OWNER TO SELL OUT?

Cincinnati financier Carl Lindner "is quietly trying to convince" Marge Schott to sell her shares in the team, according to Bill Straub of the CINCINNATI POST. If Schott decides to sell, her 6 1/2 sha

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises

11/17/97
I LOVE THESE STORES? NBA TO ENTER CROWDED RETAIL MARKET

The NBA will open its first retail store, "complete with a small basketball court, next September at 666 Fifth Avenue, between 52d and 53d Streets" in NYC, according to the N.Y. TIMES'' Real-Estate se

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBA, WNBA

11/17/97
NBA'S POWER PLAYERS PROFILED; LABOR TALK HEATS UP

NBA Commissioner David Stern was profiled by Richard Wilner in the N.Y. POST under the header, "Giving It His Best Shot. NBA Commish''s Job Is Filled With Big Bucks And Big Headaches." Wilner: "[W]hy

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

11/17/97
POHLAD MUM, BEAVER CAUTIOUS ABOUT TWINS' FUTURE

Twins Owner Carl Pohlad "gave no public hint as to what his plans are" after Thursday''s legislative defeat of a new ballpark, but MN Gov. Arne Carlson said the team was likely headed to NC, according

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Facilities, Minnesota Twins, MLB

11/17/97
PAYTON, MJ AND OPRAH NOT SO SWEET ON BUYING THE BEARS

Walter Payton, Michael Jordan and Oprah Winfrey each responded to a Friday report that they were part of a group trying to buy the Bears, according to Dan Pompei of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Payton: "I a

Tags: Chicago Bears, Franchises

11/17/97
THESE COYOTES ARE NO SUN LOVERS: CAT FIGHT IN THE DESERT

The relationship between the Coyotes and Suns is "so tattered" that Coyotes Owner Richard Burke and Suns President/CEO Jerry Colangelo "no longer speak," according to Kent Somers of the ARIZONA REPUBL

Tags: Franchises, Phoenix Coyotes, Phoenix Suns

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