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08/22/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

Bills Owner Ralph Wilson, on "complaints" about the team''s marketing efforts: "I''d like somebody to tell me how they go about marketing. You go about marketing by winning. That''s how you do it. A c

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Detroit Tigers, Franchises, Microsoft, NBC, NFL, Vulcan Ventures, Wilson Sporting Goods

08/22/97
N.Y. TIMES REPORTS MLB MAY BECOME LESS RADICAL

MLB''s radical realignment plan (RRA) "has lost momentum" and "strategies have turned to a series of less severe scenarios in an effort to forge a format that can win approval for next season," accord

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Walt Disney

08/22/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CHARLES BARKLEY, CHRISTIAN LAETTNER, and DAN MAJERLE will be among those participating in the Fourth Annual Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic in NC this weekend to raise money for the Jimmy V Foundation

Tags: ABC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/22/97
IMPROVING REGIONAL TV BROADCASTS AMONG DRYDEN'S FIRST QUESTS

Maple Leafs President Ken Dryden "is unhappy with the quality" of Leafs'' TV and radio broadcasts "and is doing something about it," according to Ken McKee of the TORONTO STAR. Dryden named his assist

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, News Corp./Fox, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs

08/22/97
DALLAS STILL CONFIDENT ARENA DEAL CAN BE REACHED WITH MAVS

Dallas officials "downplayed" discussions between Mavericks officials and other cities about a new arena and predicted yesterday that the talks will "ultimately" lead the Mavs and the Stars to reach a

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

08/22/97
FORCE ONE INKS 13-MONTH ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE SPONSORSHIP

CA-based Force One Nutrition has signed on as the title sponsor of the Arena Football League''s (AFL) ArenaBowl XI, scheduled for Monday, August 25, and covered live on ESPN at 9:00pm ET. In addition

Tags: AFL, ESPN, Walt Disney

08/22/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

IL-based Sportmart Inc. reported net income fell 42% in the fiscal second quarter to $2.55M, or $.20/share. That compared to $4.43M, or $.35/share in the year-earlier period Revenue for the quarter en

Tags: NASCAR, NFL, PGA Tour, Reebok, WNBA

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
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

International Motor Sports Group named PETER LYON VP/Legal & Risk Management. He was previously General Counsel/Insurance Manager for the SCCA (IMSG)....The Brewers named SCOTT JENKINS VP/Stadium Ops.

Tags: Anheuser Busch, LPGA, Milwaukee Brewers, NBA, People and Pop Culture

08/22/97
LPGA CHARLOTTE STOP SCRAMBLING AFTER DELWILBER CLOSES

A decision "is expected early next week" about whether the LPGA''s $550,000 Fieldcrest Cannon Classic event in Charlotte will be played as scheduled September 25-28 after DelWilber & Associates, the V

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA

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