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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
APPAREL COMPANY CHAMPIONS THE CAUSE OF REAL ATHLETES

Champion Products debuted two new TV spots Saturday during the ND-USC football game that will air on network and cable sports programming through next spring. Rotation will be especially heavy during

Tags: NBA, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

10/21/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

Boxing promoter Rock Newman "alleged" that the Reds "reneged" on a deal that would have made him the owner of a minor league baseball team in Dayton, OH. Reds Dir of Media Relations Rob Butcher said t

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises

10/21/97
TIGER, LIVE IN TOKYO: FOX INKS DEAL FOR PRIME-TIME TOURNEY

Fox Sports "has cut a deal to televise" The Tiger Woods Invitational, a Skins-format primetime event featuring Woods, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. Fox Sports Net (FSN), which will pro

Tags: ABC, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Nike, Media, Walt Disney

10/21/97
LEAGUE NOTES

MLB: NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay writes on the timing of former MLBE President Greg Murphy''s resignation. Zipay: "Insiders say it was to send a signal to sponsors, who traditionally are wined and dined du

Tags: AFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MasterCard, MLB

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
AMF BOWLING STRIKES DEAL FOR MICHAEL JORDAN GOLF CO.

AMF Bowling Worldwide announced that it has acquired Michael Jordan Golf Co., Inc. and that Jordan will now become a spokesperson for and endorser of AMF bowling products and centers. Terms were not d

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
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

10/20/97
OHLMEYER LASHES OUT AGAIN AT NBC/MLB TV PARTNERSHIP

NBC West Coast Division President Don Ohlmeyer said Friday that "he was hopeful of a four-game sweep in the World Series," according to Stephen Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Ohlmeyer: "The fast

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, MLB, NBA, NBC, Media, Walt Disney

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