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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

04 / 15 / 14

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
NFL FAMILY COOKBOOK COMPLETE WITH THE TUNA'S RECIPE FOR...

Jets WR Wayne Chrebet, Panters QB Kerry Collins, Eagles QB Ty Detmer, Giants RB Rodney Hampton, Vikings QB Brad Johnson and former Giant George Martin will compete today in a cookoff to help launch "T

Tags: Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

10/07/97
ALBERT BELLE FEATURED WITH SHAQ IN WARNER BROS. SPORT LAUNCH

Warner Bros. Consumer Products "is rolling out a marketing push this month" for the first products under its WB Sport brand, according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. Outdoor ads began in 10 markets last we

Tags: Reebok, Time Warner

10/07/97
IMG SETS UP SALT LAKE OFFICE FOR OLYMPIC CONSULTATION

IMG will open an office in Salt Lake City this month "to service corporate clients sponsoring the 2002 Winter Olympics," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The move is the latest in a "series of aggr

Tags: CBS, IMG, Olympics, Viacom

10/07/97
ST. LOUIS CASE TO BEGIN AS JURY SELECTION COMPLETED

The antitrust suit by the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission against the NFL is "set to begin today after 12 jurors were quickly picked Monday from a block of 116," according to William Lhot

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, St. Louis Rams

10/07/97
MOTRIN-SPONSORED MLB WEB SITE RECEIVES NO MENTION ON NBC?

Johnson & Johnson "struck a deal" with Microsoft for its Motrin brand to be the "exclusive sponsor" on MSNBC''s official World Series site at http://www.mlbworldseries.com, according to AD AGE. The de

Tags: Microsoft, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media

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
BRANDWEEK TABS ACKERMAN & WELTS GRAND MARKETEERS OF THE YEAR

WNBA President Val Ackerman and NBAP President Rick Welts have been named BRANDWEEK''s Grand Marketers of the Year for their efforts in the "ballyhooed, multi-faceted launch" of the WNBA. BRANDWEEK''s

Tags: ESPN, Walt Disney, WNBA

10/07/97
HERE'S THE DEAL: PEROT DEVELOPMENT COMPLEX IN JEOPARDY

Dallas'' plan to build a new sports arena on a parking lot next to Reunion Arena "could sink" Mavericks Owner Ross Perot Jr.''s "promise to construct a huge shopping, office and apartment complex arou

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

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 NOTES

RATINGS: The Bucs-Packers game was "the most-watched telecast for Tampa Bay" during Fox''s four years of NFL broadcasts. The game drew a 32 overnight rating with a 62 share in the Tampa market, and ha

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Comcast-Spectacor, Edmonton Oilers, Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Toronto Blue Jays, Vulcan Ventures

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