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GUNN'S GOING FOR THE ROSES AND HE'S SEEKING A SPONSOR

Twenty-year-old tennis player Lawrence Gunn is "banking on a sponsor wanting to take a chance on him and his story: a talented black kid from the inner city," according to Meri-Jo Borzilleri of the MI

Tags: Fila USA, NCAA

07/22/99
THE RAW AND THE COOKED: FOOD-SAFETY WOES HIT SAFECO FIELD

King County food-safety inspectors on Monday "found serious health violations that had the potential to spread food-borne illness at numerous concession stands and kiosks at Safeco Field," according t

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Seattle Mariners, Walt Disney

07/22/99
HEAT ON RICHIE PHILLIPS INCREASES AS UNION FISSURES FORM

AL umpires John Hirschbeck and Dave Phillips said that MLBUA General Counsel Richie Phillips "should be replaced because he''s providing bad leadership," according to Crasnick & Newman of BLOOMBERG NE

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner

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COULD KRAFT'S ROLE BE PART OF CT PATS DEAL INVESTIGATION?

In preparation for a "possible lawsuit" against the Patriots or the NFL, CT AG Richard Blumenthal is asking MA Gov. Paul Cellucci and "other top officials to open their files" on the team''s new stadi

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots, NFL

07/22/99
SPRINT SHIFTING THE FOCUS OF ITS SPORTS MARKETING PROGRAM?

ESPN2''s John Kernan reported on "RPM 2Night" that Sprint "has notified Treadway Racing it will not return as sponsor of Sam Schmidt''s IRL car next season." Sprint said that the move "is part of an a

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07/22/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Pacers will "announce the hiring" of KELLY KRAUSKOPF as COO of their WNBA expansion franchise scheduled to begin play next summer. Krauskopf is the President of Women''s Sports at Dallas-based Hos

Tags: CBS, Indiana Pacers, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, WNBA

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THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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07/22/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Hawks, Coca-Cola, Dallas Stars, Green Bay Packers, MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Nike, NikeTown, San Diego Padres, Southwest Sports Group, Time Warner, Washington Nationals

07/22/99
OSCAR THE GROUCH? DE LA HOYA TALKS BLUNTLY IN NEW PUMA SPOT

Puma N.A. is "set to air an edgy" TV ad that features "blunt talk about boxing from" Oscar De La Hoya, according to Wayne Friedman of AD AGE, who writes that the Gyro Worldwide-produced spot will "not

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

ABC has pre-empted Barbara Walters'' "20/20" interview with ALEXANDRA STEVENSON on Friday for coverage of the memorial service in N.Y. for John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy (U

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