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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 16 / 14

Broncos VP/PR Patrick Smyth posted this photo of coach John Fox congratulating Sports Authority Field at Mile High electrician  Mike Gray on his 13 years with the team.

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09/09/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

ESPN will open boutiques in 100 Sears stores by mid- October, and "is already planning to open an additional 350 ESPN shops by next April." Sears will get exclusivity among department stores while ESP

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09/09/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In FL, Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga has lowered his asking price for the team to $150M because of bidder John Henry''s "willingness to guarantee the team''s future in South Florida" (MIAMI HERALD, 9/8

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Lions, Miami Marlins, Franchises, MLB, New England Patriots, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Vancouver Canucks, Vulcan Ventures

09/09/98
ON THE SHELVES: LARRY FLYNT TO TRY HIS HAND AT GOLF MAGAZINE

Publisher Larry Flynt "plans to expand" his "empire next year" with the launch of new titles including Backspin, "an irreverent golf lifestyle magazine," and On Board, "a general-interest snowboarding

Tags: GTE, Nike, Media

09/09/98
OAKLAND COLISEUM COULD "NET" NEW NAME IN RIGHTS DEAL

The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority is "poised" to sign a five-year naming rights deal with Network Associates, a Santa Clara-based computer software company, according to Laura Counts of th

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Raiders

09/09/98
49ERS BOSS DROPS BOMB: TEAM MAY DROP STADIUM DUE TO COSTS

The 49ers are "weighing the possibility of canceling" their new stadium project "altogether," according to Glenn Dickey of the S.F. CHRONICLE, who writes, "The future of the franchise in San Francisco

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco 49ers

09/09/98
FACILITY NOTES

In N.Y., the city is claiming that the Yankees "overbilled" the city $1M for maintenance and repairs to Yankee Stadium during the first half of last year. The city is "refusing" to give the Yankees $8

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, YankeeNets

09/09/98
MANCHESTER UNITED IT STANDS, FOR $1.03B IT FALLS TO MURDOCH

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), which Rupert Murdoch owns 40% interest in, will announce a $1.03B deal to buy the Manchester United football club today, according to Newman & Harverson in a front pa

Tags: BSkyB, Chicago Bulls, Dallas Cowboys, English Premier League, Franchises, Manchester United, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

09/09/98
MP OFFERS LAND DONATION FOR EXPOS, WANTS DEADLINE EXTENDED

Quebec Liberal Member of Parliament Denis Coderre said he believes the federal government will give the Expos the land to build a new ballpark for a C$1 fee, according to Jeff Blair of the Toronto GLO

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09/09/98
THE RUN AT 62: FOX A BIG WINNER; BUCK ESTABLISHES HIMSELF

Fox''s coverage of Mark McGwire''s record-setting HR earned a 14.6/23 preliminary overnight rating (THE DAILY). Fox was forced to sell ad time on short notice for the game after pushing its season pre

Tags: ABC, CBS, Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/09/98
KINGS NAME OLYMPIC HOCKEY STAR GRANATO AS RADIO ANALYST

The NHL Kings named Cammi Granato as their new radio color-commentator. She becomes the only female broadcaster in the NHL and only the second ever to hold such a position. She will team with play-by-

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