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SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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WILL MLB BE BACK IN THE RATINGS GAME WITH ALL-STAR SHOWING?

USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke notes that with three players aiming for Roger Maris'' home run record, regular season ratings on ESPN and Fox "are at least even with -- or up from -- last year." NBC projec

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Storm, Walt Disney

07/07/98
UNITED THEY STAND, BUT ...: MLS TEAM MAY ADD NEW INVESTORS

DC United "may change at least some of its owner- operators in the coming months," according to team GM Kevin Payne, and cited by Will Kuhns of the WASHINGTON POST. MLS owns all of the teams and playe

Tags: AEG, DC United, Franchises, MLS

07/07/98
EVENT NOTES

In Miami, Dan LeBatard, on the youth movement in women''s tennis: "They are bold, boorish brats. And, man, isn''t it wonderful? These irritating female tennis players -- cocky in one breath, crying in

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBC

07/07/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

CARD CARRIER: MBNA has scored an NFL "hat trick of sorts," as the credit card issuer has landed the league''s Quarterback Club cartel of marquee players, plus a separate deal which gives it the right

Tags: Bank of America, Boston Celtics, MBNA America Bank, Miami Heat, Nashville Predators, NBA, NFL, NHL, San Antonio Spurs, St. Louis Blues, Visa

07/07/98
PEPSI 400 POSTPONEMENT LEAVES CBS WITH A TOUGH DECISION

As reported Thursday, the NASCAR Pepsi 400 at Daytona Int''l Speedway, which was postponed Saturday due to brush fires in central FL, was rescheduled for October 17. The postponement "has officials at

Tags: CBS, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, PepsiCo, Media, Viacom

07/07/98
WORLD CUP NOTES

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Nike, Puma, Reebok, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

07/07/98
LEAGUE NOTES

BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that longtime MLBPA promo shop Mike Schechter Associates, has signed to represent the NFLPA for promotions. IMG will continue to rep NFLPA for sponsorship deals (BRAN

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, IMG, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Philadelphia Flyers

07/07/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Franchises, Brooklyn Nets, Oakland Athletics, YankeeNets

07/07/98
PAKIN' EM IN: U.S. WOMEN'S OPEN SETS NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD

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Tags: Events and Attractions, USGA

07/07/98
ZAPATA ZIPS UPWARD ON NYSE: COMPANY TO SPLIT INTO TWO

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Tags: Finance, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner

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