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10/21/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

U.S. Rep. CAROLYN KILPATRICK (D-MI) and members of the Congressional Caucus for Women''s Issues will sponsor a hearing this Thursday to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Title IX (THE DAILY). TISHA VE

Tags: Miami Marlins, People and Pop Culture

10/21/97
COULD HUIZENGA FEED FISH TO THE MASSES?

CNBC''s Tyler Mathisen reported last night that "insiders say" that Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga may be floating a public offering in the team "to find out how much his team would be worth in a stock

Tags: Miami Marlins, Florida Panthers, Franchises, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

10/21/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JOHN RICCARDI was named CFO of InterZine Productions. Riccardi was previously VP & CFO for NewCity Communications. InterZine is publisher of THE DAILY (InterZine)....The MLS Mutiny has reorganized its

Tags: ESPN, MLB, MLS, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/21/97
MIAMI ARENA REPORTEDLY TO BE NAMED FOR AMERICAN AIRLINES

American Airlines is expected to announce today that it is acquiring naming rights to the new Miami bayfront arena for the Heat, according to the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. A press conference is rep

Tags: American Airlines, Facilities, Miami Heat

10/21/97
MOBIL DONATES $500,000 TO DC'S BID FOR 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES

VA-based Mobil Corp. has agreed to donate $500,000 over three years to the Exploratory Committee of Greater Washington to help bring the Olympic Games to Washington, DC, according to Elissa Leibowitz

Tags: Olympics, SLOC, USOC

10/21/97
SPANOS WANTS TO BE KING, BUT ARE THEY FOR SALE?

Chargers Owner Alex Spanos has reiterated his interest in the NBA Kings, according to R.E. Graswich of the SACRAMENTO BEE. Spanos: "I''m interested in the Kings. That''s very accurate." Kings Presiden

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Sacramento Kings, San Diego Chargers

10/21/97
BRANDWEEK NEWS & NOTES: AND 1, AND 2

While it is "well established as an apparel marketer," PA-based And 1 is "struggling as a sneaker brand," and "hopes to make its mark" with the Marbury 2, the second signature shoe for endorser Stepho

Tags: And 1, Anheuser Busch, Chicago Bulls, Foot Locker/Venator Group, NBA, NFL, NHL, Phoenix Suns, Reebok, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Nationals

10/21/97
MEDIA NOTES

WEB: FootAction USA is launching a Web site November 1 that contains sports content, a product catalog and chat. The site, www.footaction.com, is being developed by DDB Interactive, Dallas (MEDIAWEEK,

Tags: HBO, NBC, Media, Time Warner

10/21/97
EARLY NUMBERS SHOW SLIGHT DIP FOR WORLD SERIES RATINGS

Through the first two World Series games, overnight ratings are down 6% from last year, which was the third- lowest Series ever, according to Steve Zipay of NEWSDAY. NBC''s two-day average for Indians

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/21/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP: NIKE RALLIES REVISITED

There was little coverage of the demonstrations last weekend against Nike planned by S.F.-based Global Exchange. In FL, the Tallahassee DEMOCRAT''s Leah Bennet reported that fans going to Saturday''s

Tags: Minnesota Timberwolves, Nike

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