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05/11/98
MEDIA NOTES

MINOR COVERAGE: Celtics G Greg Minor, on his son, Khalid, featured on SI''s cover to highlight a story on pro athletes having children out-of-wedlock: "It''s horrifying. What''s he going to feel like

Tags: Boston Celtics, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

05/11/98
MEEHAN TO INTRODUCE BILL RESTRICTING FRANCHISE MOVEMENT

U.S. Rep. Marty Meehan (D-MA) will file a bill this week "designed to prevent" NFL, NHL and NBA owners from "moving franchises against the wishes of the league," according to Will McDonough of the BOS

Tags: Law and Politics, NBA, NFL, NHL, St. Louis Rams

05/11/98
STAHL LIKES HER HOOPS: "60 MINUTES" DABBLES IN MAGIC

MAGIC JOHNSON was profiled by Leslie Stahl on "60 Minutes" and discussed his battle against HIV, his feelings about today''s NBA and his burgeoning business empire. Johnson, on MICHAEL JORDAN''s domin

Tags: CBS, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

05/11/98
LOOKING TO TISCH: GIANTS CO-OWNER THE "POINT MAN" ON NFLX

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has asked Giants co- Owner Bob Tisch to be the "point man" on the league''s new NFLX interactive entertainment centers, according to Mike Freeman of the N.Y. TIMES. The

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

05/11/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

WAYNE KNIGHT, who plays Newman on "Seinfeld," will throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, the night before NBC''s "Seinfeld" finale (N.Y. POST, 5/10). ...Patriots VP/Player Personne

Tags: Boston Celtics, NBC, New England Patriots, People and Pop Culture

05/11/98
THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS: NBA DRAFT DEADLINE LOOMS

The "frenzied recruitment" of NJ high school basketball player Al Harrington will end today when he holds a news conference to declare his intentions, according to Lenn Robbins of the N.Y. POST, who r

Tags: Dallas Stars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Southwest Sports Group

05/11/98
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP ATTRACTING FANS, SPONSORS ALIKE

The ''99 FIFA Women''s World Cup has sold over 50,000 tickets and attracted "several major sponsors," according to Abby Haight of the Portland OREGONIAN. Ticket sales began last week for the tournamen

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, Events and Attractions, MasterCard, Washington Nationals

05/08/98
COLUMNIST SAYS LINDROS IS CRITICAL TO FLYERS' SUITE SALES

While the debate continues over whether the Flyers should trade Eric Lindros, columnist Timothy Dwyer reports that both Lindros'' contract and the leases for many of the CoreStates Center''s luxury su

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia Flyers

05/08/98
NCAA ANNOUNCES APPEAL INTENT; SCHOOLS TO BE HURT BY VERDICT?

The NCAA formally announced yesterday that it "will appeal the multimillion-dollar verdict levied against it by a federal jury" in Kansas City, KS, according to Steve Rock of the K.C. STAR. The jury a

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

05/08/98
USTA SERVES UP TENNIS MONTH AS PART OF GRASSROOTS EFFORT

Pete Sampras will join officials from the USTA, the TIA and the USPTA at the White House today to commemorate USA Tennis Month. Sampras and USTA board member Pam Shriver will help promote the beginnin

Tags: Anheuser Busch, USTA

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