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11/07/97
FACILITY NOTES

Penske Motorsports said Wednesday that the NC Business Court in Charlotte ruled in its favor and dismissed a lawsuit by Speedway Motorsports Chair Bruton Smith. Smith filed the suit against Penske, NC

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp.

11/07/97
PENN STATE FOOTBALL MAKES THE PA VALLEY FEEL HAPPY, HAPPY

Penn State''s (PSU) home football games are "a money- making machine," according to Ed Moran of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. Ticket sales account for a weekly take of $2.189M or "approximately $13.1[M

Tags: Colleges

11/07/97
ON THE ROCKS: ESPN'S CAMPBELL WON'T DO GAMES FOR FOX SPORTS

ESPN MLB analyst Dave Campbell "will no longer be a part" of Rockies TV broadcasts, according to Tony DeMarco of the DENVER POST. Campbell, who has worked Rockies games over the last four years, is "c

Tags: Colorado Rockies, ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

11/07/97
NO JOY IN MUDVILLE FOR WORLD CHAMPS AS HUIZENGA TO SELL TEAM

Eleven days after winning the World Series, Wayne Huizenga is "unloading" the Marlins to a group headed by team President Don Smiley, according to Larry Lebowitz of the Fort Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. H

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, MLB

11/07/97
SHAQ OPENS NEW BUSINESS IN COMPTON TO HELP TROUBLED YOUTHS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL has opened an apparel and marketing business in Compton, CA, in the "hope of creating jobs and keeping kids out of trouble," according to the L.A. TIMES. The $3M apparel facility, wh

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/07/97
WILL SI WOMEN/SPORT GET GREEN LIGHT? DECISION COMING SOON

After two test issues, SI Women/Sport "faces an uncertain future," according to Michael Hirsley of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE, under the header, "Problems Illustrated: SI Delays Plans For Women''s Magazine."

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media

11/07/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NHL Enterprises named GLENN CHRISTOPHER WAKEFIELD as its VP/Canadian Business Operations. Wakefield was most recently Nike''s Dir of Sports Marketing for its hockey division (NHL Enterprises)....LOIS

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

11/07/97
WHALE OF A TALE: REPORT SAYS ORCA BAY DISMISSING GRIFFITHS

Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment, the parent company to the Canucks, has told former Canucks Majority Owner Arthur Griffiths to "clear his office" at GM Place and "cut his ties" with the team, accordin

Tags: Franchises, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks

11/07/97
WALTERS SPEAKS WITH ALBERT: WILL U.S. GO WA-WA OVER MARV?

Marv Albert will grant his first national interview since his sexual assault trial tonight on ABC''s "20/20" with Barbara Walters. In Boston, Howard Manly writes that most of Albert''s answers during

Tags: ABC, Media, Walt Disney

11/07/97
CHAMPION AND NBA GO SOLID GOLD WITH LIMITED EDITION LINE

The NBA and Champion will introduce a limited edition line of apparel under the name "Champion''s Gold" featuring the ''97 NBA All-Star starters and select ''97 award winners. The line includes replic

Tags: NBA

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