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Sprint Frobinsons Campaign Ad Featuring Durant Debuts Tonight

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Thunder F Kevin Durant appears in “the latest TV advertisement from Sprint, which begins airing tonight across network and cable TV.” Durant is “the first athlete to star in the new episodic Frobinsons campaign for Sprint.” In addition to TV, Durant “will be featured ...

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10/17/97
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN: ESPN has "dropped" Gary Miller from its World Series coverage in light of charges against him stemming from events at a Cleveland nightclub (NEWSDAY, 10/17). In N.Y., Phil Mushnick writes that,

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

10/17/97
CAN '98 GAMES PAVE THE WAY FOR WOMEN'S PRO HOCKEY LEAGUES?

At least three pro women''s hockey leagues "are looking to hit the ice in the next couple of years," according to Ken Campbell of the HOCKEY NEWS. Campbell reports that "some people think there is big

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Pittsburgh Penguins

10/16/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

The NFL Oilers are expected to finalize a deal with Wilson Sporting Goods for the company to purchase "a significant amount" of tickets to one or more of the team''s five remaining home games (COMMERC

Tags: Chicago Cubs, ECHL, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NFL, Toronto Raptors, Wilson Sporting Goods

10/16/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY LAUNCHES ENHANCED E-MAIL PRODUCT

Effective today, THE DAILY is offering its e-mail clients the option of receiving the publication in an HTML format. Jeffrey Pollack, President & Publisher of THE DAILY: "Sending an e-mail in this for

Tags: Media

10/16/97
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

Tags: Classified Advertisements

10/16/97
HOME DEPOT SIGNS ON FOR EIGHT MORE YEARS OF "OLYMPIC GLORY"

The Home Depot announced its sponsorship of the U.S. and Canadian Olympic and Paralympic teams through 2004 and its sponsorship of the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. The agreements include cash

Tags: Home Depot, Olympics, OPUS

10/16/97
TURNSTILE TRACKER: NAPBL FINAL ATTENDANCE

Today: ''97 NAPBL Final Attendance ''97 SEASON ''96 SEASON LEAGUE GM AVG. TOTAL AVG. TOTAL +/- % +/- CLASS AAA American Assn. 532 6,913 3,677,563 6,430 +192,479 +6 International 665 6,417 4,267,411 6,

Tags: The Back of the Book

10/16/97
LEAGUE NOTES

WNBA: The Detroit franchise has sold 2,000 season tickets in two weeks and is two-thirds of the way to the WNBA mandate of 3,000 by November 10 (DETROIT NEWS, 10/16). MLS: More than 32,000 tickets hav

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, WNBA

10/16/97
EASY PARTNERS: COMPAQ NOT QUITE AT THE SUMMIT

In Houston, the Arena Operating Co. (AOC) President Steve Patterson said that although AOC has concluded an agreement with Compaq Computer Corp. to rename The Summit the Compaq Center, the Houston Cit

Tags: Facilities, hp, Houston Rockets

10/16/97
MEDIA NOTES

TV DEALS: USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand examines the upcoming TV rights negotiations for the NFL and NBA in today''s "In Focus" section (USA TODAY, 10/16)....In TX, Wendell Barnhouse reports that the

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, Media, Walt Disney

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