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10/15/97
VOLVO CAN SAVE YOUR SOUL, AND LIFE, WITH NEW CROSS COUNTRY

The New All Wheel Drive Cross Country. It is, no doubt, the last thing you would''ve expected from Volvo -- a car that can not only help save your life, but help save your soul. But with its rugged le

Tags: Classified Advertisements

10/15/97
SI FOR KIDS POLL: JORDAN TOPS AMONG HOOPS PLAYERS

SI for Kids'' Omnibus Study from February/May ''97 surveyed children as to their favorite pro basketball players. The total combined sample consisted of 617 children, 308 boys and 309 girls, all 9-13

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, The Back of the Book

10/15/97
RATINGS NEWS & NOTES: ALCS HELPS FOX SCORE RATINGS INCREASE

Fox earned a 9.4/14 national rating for its coverage of Game Five of the ALCS, marking a 34% improvement on Fox''s Game Five coverage of the ''96 NLCS during a similar time slot of a Monday night. The

Tags: ABC, Dallas Cowboys, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

10/15/97
RANGERS' TICKET PRICES PUDGE UPWARD FOR '98 SEASON

The MLB Rangers announced that they are raising ticket prices on 33,848 of The Ballpark''s 49,166 seats next season, according to David Markiewicz of the FT. WORTH STAR- TELEGRAM. Increases will range

Tags: Franchises, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers

10/15/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

NFL: The Bucs announced that all 80 luxury suites built during Phase One suite construction of its new stadium have been leased. The suites range in price from $55,000- 85,000 with lease terms of five

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Carolina Hurricanes, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, MLB, NBC, NFL, NHL, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner

10/15/97
NFL OWNERS HEAR L.A. COLISEUM BID; DISCUSS OTHER ISSUES

A group attempting to get an NFL franchise for L.A. "presented a financial plan" for a new Coliseum to members of the league''s stadium committee yesterday in Washington, DC, according to Leonard Shap

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

10/15/97
NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM SET FOR JANUARY 18-20 IN BOSTON

"Team and Event Marketing," "Fan Entertainment," "Group and Season Ticket Sales Strategies," and "Corporate Sponsorship" will be among the subjects discussed at the 1998 National Sports Forum, January

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/15/97
WHERE HAVE YOU GONE, MS. ROBINSON? TO MLB'S main office

MLB''s Dir of Educational Programming SHARON ROBINSON was profiled by Ross Atkin of the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR. Robinson: "We''re looking at creative ways to incorporate baseball into learning." A

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture

10/15/97
AGENCY NEWS: CELTICS TO GET PUMPED UP OVER NEW CAMPAIGN

MA-based Ingalls Advertising has been named the marketing agency for the Celtics. The agency will incorporate the tagline "Get pumped" into its ad campaign for the ''97-98 season (ADWEEK, 10/13 issue)

Tags: Boston Celtics, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nike

10/15/97
LEAGUE NOTES

MLB: While MLB owners are scheduled to hold a conference call on realignment today, the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL is reporting that it is "likely another extension" on a final decision will be announ

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Chicago Bulls, Kansas City Royals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, McDonalds, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, NBA

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