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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

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MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners today expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite several high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell . Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business S...

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10/07/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

GEORGE STEINBRENNER, after last night''s loss to the Indians: "I''m gonna lay back. I''ve got a young son that is taking over with my son-in-law, and the young fellas, the young elephants, are coming

Tags: Chicago Bears, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, NBC, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/07/97
FOOT LOCKER EXPECTED TO REPORT 8-10% SLIP IN SEPTEMBER SALES

Foot Locker "is stumbling," according to Richard Wilner of the N.Y. POST. The 3,000-store chain is expected to report that same-store sales in the "key" September selling period slipped 8-10% from las

Tags: Finance, Foot Locker/Venator Group

10/07/97
WILL STRONG SHOWING IN NLCS HELP MARLINS' OWNERSHIP CHANCES?

How the Marlins fare in the NLCS against the Braves "might affect team President Don Smiley''s ability to buy the club from Wayne Huizenga," according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. Smiley is i

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Miami Heat, Time Warner

10/07/97
USA NETWORK LINKS PGA SPONSORSHIP AND U.S. OPEN SALES

For the first time, USA Network "is pitching a sports package" that combines telecasts of the PGA Tour with its coverage of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIA

Tags: General Motors, PGA Tour, USA Networks

10/07/97
ATB TO ACCEPT OUTSIDE BIDS FOR OILERS; WILL LOCAL BIDS RISE?

Alberta Treasury Branches (ATB) "is looking for bids higher than the two already proposed by local groups" to buy the NHL Oilers, a source told Jac MacDonald of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. The two bids from

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL

10/07/97
INTEL SWEEPSTAKES GIVES YOU PLENTY OF CHANCES TO WIN

It''s not only an amazing microprocessor, it''s an adventure. Have you always wanted to see the world? Visit far destinations such as San Francisco, Paris and Hong Kong? Then here''s your chance! Inte

Tags: Classified Advertisements

10/07/97
OVERNIGHT RATINGS: FOX UP AGAINST "MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL"

Last night''s Game Five of the Yankees-Indians series earned an 11.6/18 overnight rating on Fox. ABC''s "MNF" Patriots-Broncos game earned a 15.2/23 (THE DAILY). OTHER NUMBERS: Fox''s Sunday night cov

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Miami Marlins, MLB, NBC, New England Patriots, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Seattle Mariners, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

10/07/97
LEAGUE NOTES

MULT: The AVP Tour, which was not included in THE DAILY''s ''96 version of "The Body Count" last week, drew 151,039 during its ''96 season (THE DAILY)....U.S. Soccer delayed action over the weekend on

Tags: IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, McDonalds, Walt Disney, WNBA

10/07/97
IMG'S GLOBAL CHALLENGE: THE SEARCH FOR FOUNDING PARTNERS

The Women''s Global Challenge, which will run from April 28 through May 2, 1999, is examined by Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. He reports that TV deals "are set with Lifetime and CBS, which will broadcast

Tags: CBS, Events and Attractions, IMG, Viacom

10/07/97
MEDIA PERSONALITY NEWS: WILL THE WRIGHT STUFF RETURN?

A source "close to the camp" of ex-CBS golf announcer Ben Wright told GOLFWORLD that Wright is in talks "to join the golf broadcast team of another network." Wright was let go by CBS at the beginning

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, LPGA, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

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