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MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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09/03/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JOHN KENT COOKE was featured in Sunday''s WASHINGTON POST MAGAZINE. Peter Perl writes that the Redskins, "one of the most visible institutions in Washington, are now controlled by a man who is unknown

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins

09/03/97
WNBA, PART II: MEDIA PUNDITS GIVE THEIR FIRST-YEAR REVIEWS

In Washington, Amy Shipley wrote the WNBA "has gone farther than just about anybody expected, propelled both by the powerful arm of the NBA and a thoroughly unexpected fan response in the league''s ei

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, NBA, WNBA

09/03/97
L.A. CITY COUNCILMEMBER SOFTENS STAND ON ARENA FINANCING

In L.A., City Councilmember Joel Wachs said that he will "back away" from an initiative that "could doom" a new sports arena "if developers can convince him" that their pledge to repay public funds "i

Tags: Facilities, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers

09/03/97
MEDIA NOTES

One-On-One Sports Radio has purchased WEJM-AM in Chicago, which will now be an all-sports-talk station. One- On-One will begin broadcasting this week in the New York City-area and L.A. (CHICAGO SUN-TI

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBC, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/03/97
IOC APPROVES MARKETING AGREEMENT WITH SLOC AND USOC

The IOC approved a joint marketing agreement between the SLOC and the USOC which will generate "about" $250M in cash, "plus perhaps that much value in equipment and services" for the SLOC, according t

Tags: ATT, IOC, NBC, Olympics, SLOC, US West/Qwest, USOC

08/28/97
MLB'S MARKETING WOES EXAMINED ON "FOX SPORTS NET"

MLB''s marketing was examined last evening by Lionel Bienvenu of "Fox Sports Net." Bienvenu: "Yes, attendance figures are up from last year, but the truth of the matter is, baseball still suffers from

Tags: ESPN, Houston Astros, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nike, Walt Disney

08/28/97
BUCS HOPING FOR SUITE-HEART DEALS AS NEW SALES CENTER OPENS

The Bucs launched their club seat and luxury suite sales campaign yesterday with an unveiling ceremony for their new stadium interactive sales center, which will be used to help sell the new stadium''

Tags: ABC, Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

08/28/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A Prince George County, MD, court commissioner has issued a criminal summons charging RIDDICK BOWE with assaulting his wife (washington post, 8/28)....Ravens WR MICHAEL JACKSON opened his record produ

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, People and Pop Culture

08/28/97
INSURANCE ON ADMIRAL, OTHERS WILL HELP OFFSET SPURS' LOSSES

Spurs Chair Peter Holt said Wednesday that about $5M in insurance money collected on four injured players "could offset the financial losses of a cellar-dwelling season," according to Travis Poling of

Tags: Franchises, San Antonio Spurs

08/28/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

Today: WNBA Final Regular Season Attendance TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY PERCENT CAPACITY PHOENIX 14 191,835 13,703 9,300 147% NEW YORK 14 185,786 13,270 9,822 135% HOUSTON 14 135,844

Tags: The Back of the Book, WNBA

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