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05/27/98
FACILITY NOTES

N.Y. STORIES: NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani "will consider leading a campaign to abolish term limits for City Council members" if Council Speaker Peter Vallone "drops his drive for a referendum on a new Yan

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities, Miami Heat, New York Yankees, Prudential Securities, YankeeNets

05/27/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

American Skiing Chair LES OTTEN will join the board of the Conservation Law Foundation, a Boston-based environmental group (USA TODAY, 5/26)....Former ACOG CEO BILLY PAYNE resigned yesterday as Vice C

Tags: Bank of America, People and Pop Culture

05/27/98
TERRORISTS EYEING WORLD CUP STOPPED IN EUROPE

Police "rounded up 88 Islamic militants in raids across Europe yesterday, saying they had evidence of a terrorist campaign timed to the upcoming World Cup," according to Ian Phillips of the AP. Raids

Tags: Events and Attractions

05/27/98
OVERNIGHT RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S SELECT SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from selected events from the past weekend. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Motorola 300 5/23 ABC 1:00-4:00pm

Tags: ABC, CBS, Chicago Bulls, Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, LPGA, MasterCard, Motorola, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, PBA, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Flyers, Southwest Sports Group, The Back of the Book, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/27/98
KNICKS SPIKE UP TICKET PRICES: COURTSIDES NOW $1,350 A GAME

The Knicks are "increasing" ticket prices by 10-12.5% next season, with the top tickets increasing by $100, to a "whopping" $1,350 per seat per game, according to Kevin Kernan of the N.Y. POST. In a l

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks

05/27/98
JAYS CHAIR TELLS CANADIAN GOVERNMENT PRO TEAMS NEED HELP

Blue Jays Chair & CEO Sam Pollock told a House of Commons committee on the future of sports in Canada that the Blue Jays and all Canadian pro teams "are in financial peril," according to William Walke

Tags: Franchises, Toronto Blue Jays

05/27/98
NET RESULTS: BRONCOS PAY $62,000 TO LOBBY FOR NEW STADIUM

The Broncos spent almost $62,000 to win passage of a bill authorizing a vote on a new football stadium during this year''s legislative session, according to Peggy Lowe of the DENVER POST. The money pa

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities

05/27/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

NAMES: Cubs P Kerry Wood says he soon should have an equipment contract with adidas, but "has no plans to be in TV commercials for the company" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 5/26). ...Pharmacia''s Rogaine, whic

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Wild, NHL, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Nationals

05/27/98
BACK ON THE BLOCK: VIKES OWNERS AGAIN SEEKING A BUYER

The Vikings Board of Directors decided on Monday "to put the franchise up for sale again and will accept open, cash bids for 100 percent of the stock in the holding company," according to Greg Johnson

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Flyers

05/27/98
POWER PLAYER TOM HICKS IS SPORTS FLAVOR OF THE MONTH

Stars Owner Tom Hicks "expects" MLB to approve his purchase of the Rangers at a June 12 owners'' meeting in Seattle, an action that will allow him "to proceed with his plans to assemble his sports ass

Tags: Dallas Stars, ESPN, Franchises, MLB, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers, Walt Disney

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