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10/24/97
ARE THERE GREEN PASTURES IN VIKINGS OWNERSHIP FUTURE?

In an "unprecedented move" by an NFL coach, Dennis Green "is threatening to sue Vikings owners who attempted to oust him a year ago unless they sell him their interest in the team," according to Jeff

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

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

10/23/97
SELIG AT THE BAT: SAYS GAME IS IN NEED OF SOME SERIOUS SPEED

MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig met the press yesterday in Cleveland and "expressed optimism" that the low TV ratings for the ''97 World Series would improve and "indicated that the game''s leaders

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

10/23/97
EVENT NOTES

Filmmaker Michael Moore was in Portland, OR, to screen and discuss his film "The Big One," which includes an interview with Nike Chair Phil Knight. Before the film, Moore read a letter from Nike Dir o

Tags: Events and Attractions, Nike

10/23/97
TWINS TALKS SPIRALLING TOWARDS CLIMAX: SPECIAL SESSION IN MN

The Twins pursuit for a new ballpark is "creeping toward a political climax," as a special session convenes today in St. Paul to "determine the fate" of MLB in MN (Jay Weiner, Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, MLB

10/23/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NIKE donated $600,000 over three years in support of increasing child literacy in Oregon (Nike)....Magic Senior Exec VP PAT WILLIAMS has a new book out, "The Magic of Team Work" (BOSTON GLOBE, 10/22).

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, MLB, Nike, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

10/23/97
FACILITY NOTES

The Greensboro Coliseum unveiled a new, $1.1M scoreboard during last night''s Blues-Hurricanes game. The Hurricanes paid for 60% of the scoreboard''s cost, with the remainder covered by the team''s re

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Facilities, Gale Force Holdings, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

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
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: AHL Attendance through October 22 TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY PERCENT CAPACITY Kentucky 4 42,515 10,628 21,300 50% Hartford 3 26,271 8,757 15,635 56% Philadelphia 5 35,576 7,11

Tags: AHL, The Back of the Book

10/23/97
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: NHL PUTS THE PUCK IN THE AUDIONET

AudioNet will provide live radio play-by-play coverage of 1,000-plus NHL games annually, as well as original pre- and post-game programming on NHL ICE. AudioNet''s game address: http://drew.audionet.c

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nike, San Jose Sharks, Media, WNBA

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