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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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05/26/98
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The following lists local Nielsen Metered Market ratings for this past weekend''s "NBA On NBC" games. All times are Eastern (THE DAILY). SA-DAL MIL-CHA PHI-TOR L.A.-SAC SAT SUN SUN SUN 3:30-6:00PM 12:

Tags: The Back of the Book

05/22/98
NO KITTING AROUND: UMBRO SECURES $80M DEAL WITH ENGLAND FA

England''s Football Association yesterday agreed to the country''s largest kit deal ever, a five-year deal with Umbro worth $80M, according to the AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE. The FA decided to stick with Br

Tags: Nike, Puma

05/22/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings for select sporting events from last weekend. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Indianapolis 500 Time Trials 5/1

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, Chicago Bulls, Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, Edmonton Oilers, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, LPGA, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Ottawa Senators, PBA, PGA Tour, Southwest Sports Group, Media, St. Louis Blues, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/22/98
WORTH A SCHOTT: COUNTY EXPLORES BUYING REDS OWNER'S SHARES

Hamilton County Treasurer Robert Goering "is talking to Reds owner Marge Schott about selling her general partnership shares in the baseball team to Hamilton County," according to Kimball Perry of the

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, MLB

05/22/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MARTINA HINGIS is the "towering female tennis player of the present day, the only woman on the tour who really matters," according to Alan Richman, who profiles Hingis in a GQ cover story. Richman: "W

Tags: Indiana Pacers, NBA, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture

05/22/98
AVALANCHE ANNOUNCE AN 8% TICKET INCREASE FOR '98-99 SEASON

The Avalanche yesterday announced ticket increases for the ''98-99 season, according to Rick Sadowski of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS. The average ticket price will be $53.44, up about 8% over last season'

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Franchises

05/22/98
MEDIA NOTES

Veteran producer Mark Wolff has rejoined CBS as Lead Game Producer for "The NFL on CBS." Wolff will be teamed with Larry Cavolina, who will serve as the Lead Game Director/Coordinating Director (CBS S

Tags: CBS, NFL, Media, Viacom

05/22/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

HOWARD SMITH was named VP/Licensing at MLB Properties. Smith comes from Reebok Int''l, where he served as Group Dir of Sports Marketing. Also, Group Dir of Licensing for Adult Wearable and Client Serv

Tags: MLB, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

05/22/98
IRL ADDS PEP TO ROSTER, GOING THE (LONG) DISTANCE WITH MCI

MCI was named the official long distance and local service provider of the Pep Boys IRL and IMS. As part the deal, MCI and Pep Boys will offer a race fan and an IRL driver the chance to split $1M. The

Tags: General Motors, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Speedway Motorsports Inc., TNN

05/22/98
LEAGUE NOTES

NBA: ESPN''s David Aldridge reported that the NBA and the players'' association "continue to get nowhere" in their CBA talks. Aldridge: "Sources indicate that the league is still seeking a hard cap wi

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, ESPN, Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, MLS, NBA, NBC, NFL, NHL, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney

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