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10/23/97
HOOP-IT-UP FINALS HELD THIS WEEKEND IN CA

Spalding Sports Worldwide will unveil the official indoor/outdoor WNBA basketball at the Hoop-It-Up World Finals in Venice Beach, CA, October 24-25. Hoop-It-Up, the 3-on-3 street basketball Tour, will

Tags: Events and Attractions, Russell Athletic, WNBA

10/23/97
NIKE OFFICIALLY BECOMES EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR OF U.S. SOCCER

U.S. Soccer and Nike officially announced a ten-year marketing partnership which calls for Nike to be the exclusive supplier and sponsor of products to U.S. Soccer and its national teams. Nike will al

Tags: Nike, Time Warner, Washington Nationals

10/23/97
NEW REPORT SHOWS COST OF RAIDERS DEAL CONTINUES TO GO UP

The financial situation at the Oakland Coliseum "is looking worse" as Oakland and Alameda County "may have to kick in about" $6M this year "on top of" the $8M already budgeted "to bail out" the comple

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Raiders

10/23/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Strike Ten Entertainment named MIKE HENNESSY to the position of Dir of Tournaments & Events. Hennessy had served as Exec Dir of the Bowling Proprietors Association of Ohio since ''80, and the Greater

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, People and Pop Culture

10/23/97
DOES U.T. FEAR THE FACT THAT TENNESSEE HAS STRUCK OIL?

ESPN''s Gene Wojciechowski reports that "only one team truly scares [the Univ. of] Tennessee, and it isn''t Florida. It''s the NFL''s Tennessee Oilers, a marketing nightmare this year but a future thr

Tags: Colleges, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, NFL, Walt Disney

10/23/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

In N.Y., Op-Ed columnist Sidney Zion writes in response to a column by Harvey Araton of the N.Y. Times on Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner''s relationship with the Hispanic community. Zion writes the

Tags: Franchises, MLB, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

10/23/97
AL STRACHAN BELIEVES OILERS' FUTURE IN EDMONTON SAFE

While two Houston groups, one led by Rockets Owner Les Alexander and the other by Aeros Owner Chuck Watson, "are in the process of putting together proposals" for the NHL Oilers, "in both cases, the t

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NHL

10/23/97
FINANCE NOTES

The Marquee Group announced that it has completed its public offering of 7.5 million shares of its common stock at $5.00 per share that will allow the company to complete its acquisition of ProServ (T

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., Finance

10/23/97
FOR PLAYERS ONLY: WARRIORS BAR PUBLIC FROM PRACTICE FACILITY

Oakland City Council members "were shocked to learn" that the public "will not have access to the Warriors'' two- week-old training facility," even though the city paid $1M of the center''s $7M constr

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors

10/23/97
THE DAILY SEEKS MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER FOR CT OFFICE

THE DAILY is looking for a bright, media savvy star to manage our national newsgathering network. Responsibilities will include initiating and maintaining relationships with reporters, public relation

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