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04 / 22 / 14

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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11/14/97
BEARS NOT FOR SALE, BUT SWEETNESS MAY HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY

While there "are no indications the Bears are for sale," former Bears RB Walter Payton has "put together a consortium" including Michael Jordan and Oprah Winfrey, and "has approached the McCaskey fami

Tags: Chicago Bears, Franchises

11/14/97
"NBR" GIVES ITS RANKINGS ON THE STATE OF THE BIG FOUR

The state of the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB was examined by Jeff Yastine on "NBR," who said, "as an industry, some are doing well and some are, in Wall Street lingo, in need of a turnaround." Yastine: "Ana

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL

11/14/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

GOLF NOTES: Cornerstone Sports Dir of Media/PR Mike Biggs told THE DAILY that Paul Stankowski will sign an apparel deal sometime "early next week," with either the Dockers or Bugle Boy brand. Stankows

Tags: AFL, Champ Car World Series, Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals

11/14/97
MLB HITS $1B; ARE FINES KEEPING PROTECTED LISTS UNDER WRAPS?

A complete list of ''97 MLB salaries is reported by USA TODAY''s Hal Bodley. The league''s average salary for ''97 increased 19% to $1.314M. The league''s total payroll of $1.085B includes base salary

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL

11/14/97
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: In L.A., Randy Harvey reported that Leigh Steinberg is "close" to presenting the NFL with a group of local investors that would own and operate an expansion team at a new stadium at Hollywood Par

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NFL, Walt Disney, WNBA

11/14/97
YOU TOO CAN BECOME A CHEESEHEAD -- FOR ONLY $200 A SHARE

Packers stockholders "overwhelmingly approved" a sale of stock Thursday, "a decision hailed by club officials as one of the most momentous in its 79-year history," according to Bob McGinn of the MILWA

Tags: Franchises, Green Bay Packers

11/14/97
FACILITY NOTES

A delegation of Northern VA political and business leaders yesterday "began a three-city crash course in how to build" an MLB stadium by touring Jacobs Field in Cleveland. The group will visit the Bal

Tags: Facilities, Indianapolis Colts, MLB

11/14/97
MAYOR BARRY GETS HIS SUITE AFTER DC GOVERNMENT OK'S LEASE

Washington, DC, Mayor Marion Barry has entered into a $625,000, five-year lease for 12 luxury box seats at the new MCI Center with the approval of the DC financial control board, according to Yolanda

Tags: Facilities

11/14/97
AS CFL SETS FOR A TOUCH OF GREY, LEAGUE ANNOUNCES $4M PROFIT

CFL Acting Commissioner & CEO John Tory said that he expects the league to post an operating profit of "at least" C$4M this season and that the "eight member clubs will receive six-figure dividends af

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

11/14/97
PATS RENOVATION ON HOLD AS FOXBORO BILL STALLS IN MA HOUSE

A bill that would help the Patriots remodel Foxboro Stadium "has stalled for the year, despite earlier assurances" from state leaders that they wanted to vote on the $50M measure before the legislativ

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots

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