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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
NEW COLUMBUS NHL TEAM WILL BE INSECTS WITH "ATTITUDE"

The name of the new Columbus NHL expansion team will likely be the Blue Jackets, according to Wright & Merz of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. A source told the DISPATCH that the team is "95 percent sure" of t

Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, Franchises, NHL

11/07/97
AS CLOCK WINDS DOWN IN MN, POHLAD TRIES FOR A BUZZER BEATER

Amid a "political show of force," legislators, corporate and union leaders and the mayors of both Minneapolis and St. Paul "unveiled a plan" to transfer Twins ownership from Carl Pohlad to a nonprofit

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings

11/07/97
TEAMS DEALS: WARRIORS END BATTLE; ROCKETS GROUNDED ON FOX?

After "months of wrangling and litigation" with SportsChannel Bay Area, the Warriors will announce today that they have signed a two-year deal that will give SportsChannel the broadcast rights to 30 g

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, News Corp./Fox, Portland Trail Blazers, Media, Vulcan Ventures

11/07/97
RULING CLEARS ATHLETES FROM PAYING FULL-RESIDENT MD TAXES

In a "decision with important implications for professional athletes" in MD, a hearing officer cleared Orioles OF Brady Anderson and former OF Mike Devereaux "of claims they owed back taxes and said n

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Law and Politics

11/07/97
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: TRACKING NASCAR FANS

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll surveyed over 17,000 sports fans, 18+, from October ''96 to September ''97, on their interest in NASCAR racing (ESPN Chilton). AGE GROUPS 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ % O

Tags: ESPN, NASCAR, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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
MLB'S EXPANSION DRAFT BROUGHT TO YOU BY REEBOK AND MBNA

Reebok has been named title sponsor and MBNA presenting sponsor of MLB''s Expansion Draft on November 18. Both will receive event signage, advertising on ESPN and ESPN2 during draft coverage and the r

Tags: ESPN, MBNA America Bank, MLB, Reebok, 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

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