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08/25/97
SI FOR KIDS: GAUGING AWARENESS OF WOMEN'S BASKETBALL LEAGUES

The recently released SI for Kids "Omnibus Study" from February to May ''97 features a survey about kids awareness of the WNBA and the ABL. The survey, conducted in May ''97, included 310 boys and gir

Tags: Sports Illustrated, The Back of the Book, WNBA

08/25/97
THE USTA'S MARMION OFFERS UP HIS "BIG IDEA" TO BOOST GAME

USTA President Harry Marmion is interviewed in NEWSDAY as the U.S. Open begins in Flushing Meadows. Marmion, on the state of tennis: "The popularity of tennis as a sport is declining. It''s a very ser

Tags: ATP, Champ Car World Series, ESPN, Heineken, IBM, Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA, Walt Disney

08/22/97
FLYERS CHAIR SAYS TEAM OPERATES SOLELY ON HOCKEY REVENUES

While "public perception" is that the Flyers have "finally tapped into the vast financial coffers of new owner Comcast," team Chair Ed Snider said the team "won''t use a dime" from Comcast, according

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia Flyers

08/22/97
BENTON'S ROCKIES STAKE FOR SALE AS PART OF BANKRUPTCY FILING

Rockies Vice Chair Oren Benton''s 23% stake in the team is up for sale as part of his bankruptcy filing, but it is "unlikely" new owners will invest in the team, according to Al Lewis of the ROCKY MOU

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Franchises

08/22/97
TIME WARNER'S COVETED SPOTS IN NYC LEAVE OUT ESPN AND TGC

Time Warner Cable announced yesterday that ten "fledgling basic cable channels" would be added to its New York systems, according to Stephen Battaglio in the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Time Warner''s CNN/SI;

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/22/97
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: MID-YEAR REVIEW OF PRO TENNIS

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll conducted more than 9,000 phone interviews from independent random samples of the U.S. population from January-June ''97 and 2,000 in July ''97 on tennis. In ''96, 15,000 inte

Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

08/22/97
DEVIL RAYS' TACTICS DRAWING CRITICISM FROM LOCAL BUSINESSES

The marketing and business strategies of the Devil Rays are featured in both the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES and the TAMPA TRIBUNE. In the new Pinellas County visitors guide, there will be no pictures of the

Tags: Franchises, PepsiCo, Tampa Bay Rays

08/22/97
MEDIA NOTES

In Miami, Barry Jackson''s column, entitled, "If I Was In Charge," offers advice on how to make TV and radio better. Jackson: "If I''m ESPN/ABC Sports President Steve Bornstein, I pursue CNN''s Fred H

Tags: ABC, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/22/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. "MLB on Fox" games were TEX-NYY; PHI-HOU; ATL-STL; SEA-CWS. The numbers were gathered from the networks (TH

Tags: ABC, CBS, Denver Broncos, IndyCar, MLB, NBC, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/22/97
NORTHWEST AIR TO TELL SHAQ TO RELAX AND ENJOY THE FLIGHT

MN-based Northwest Airlines "is hoping to grab ... headlines with a deal it''s finalizing to carry" seven NBA teams and one NHL team to their away games for the next seven years, according to John Sch

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NHL, San Antonio Spurs

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