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10/24/97
ALAN COHEN AND HARVEY WALKEN EMERGE AS PART OF JAYS GROUP

Toronto lawyer Lawrence Dale, who has put together a group trying to buy the Blue Jays, "confirmed yesterday that two principals" in his potential ownership group are Harvey Walken and Alan Cohen, acc

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises, Labatt Brewing, NBA, Pittsburgh Pirates, Toronto Blue Jays

10/24/97
LEYLAND, TIRED OF WORLD SERIES CRITICISM, LASHES OUT

In a "rare outburst of anger and candor," Marlins Manager Jim Leyland "lashed out at critics" of the ''97 World Series, according to Dan Shaughnessy of the BOSTON GLOBE. Leyland "seemed to be directin

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

10/24/97
MEDIA NOTES

PROGRAMMING: On CBS'' "60 Minutes" Sunday, national basketball scout Bob Gibbons "contends that big-name athletic footwear makers are corrupting high schoolers -- even preteens, in some cases -- by gi

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Golden State Warriors, MLS, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/24/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

SUPER BOWL: CT-based Millsport will handle Royal Caribbean Int''l and Celebrity Cruises'' Super Bowl XXXII sponsorship. Millsport will work with other agencies, including McKinney & Silver Advertising

Tags: AHL, NBA, NFL, Sun Microsystems

10/24/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN promoted PHIL SHIFFMAN to Dir of Int''l Research & Special Projects. Shiffman had been Dir of Research & Measurements (ESPN)....Coca-Cola named M. DOUGLAS IVESTER as the company''s new Chair & CE

Tags: Coca-Cola, ESPN, Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/24/97
JORDAN SPREADS HIS WINGTIPS, BEFORE TOUCHING THE SKY

The first TV spot for Michael Jordan''s Jumpman athletic apparel/footwear brand, titled "CEO Jordan," will break on ABC''s "Monday Night Football," according to the AP. The spot, from Wieden & Kennedy

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Walt Disney, Wieden Kennedy

10/24/97
WARRIORS WELCOME THE PUBLIC WITH OPEN ARMS TO PRACTICE HOME

Warriors officials said Wednesday that the City of Oakland was "misinformed" when it was told the public would not have access to the team''s new training facility, according to Stacey Wells of the OA

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors

10/24/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists final ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. The numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: (

Tags: ABC, CBS, McDonalds, MLB, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/24/97
SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS NEWS & NOTES: PUMA POUNCES BACK

The trade "will soon be reintroduced to a new Puma" which has been "undergoing a brand rebuilding of sorts over the past six months under the direction of new management," according to Mark Tedeschi o

Tags: MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, Nike, Puma, Sears, WNBA

10/24/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) is "in the red $795,000," for the 12 months that ended June 30. MMAC Exec VP Mary Ellen Powers said the reason for the shortfall was "misjudgi

Tags: AHL, Arizona Cardinals, Boston Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, Milwaukee Brewers, NHL

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