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Saints TE Benjamin Watson will appear on Fox News' "On The Record" at 7:00pm ET for a discussion on using faith to fight ISIS.

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08/12/99
SPURS FEAR SALES TAX VOTE, GO WITH COUNTY'S ARENA PLAN

The Spurs, "worried about negative reaction to a sales tax increase," have voted in favor of the county''s Freeman Coliseum site for a new arena over the city''s plan for a downtown facility, accordin

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

08/12/99
ATTORNEY MAKES CASE FOR COLLEGE CONTRIBUTION DEDUCTION

In his "Tax Report" in the WALL STREET JOURNAL, Tom Herman wrote, "Athletic directors score in a high-stakes tax battle." Herman: "When taxpayers give money to a collegiate athletic program, how much

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

08/12/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The SHOCK will host the first ever "WOMEN''S SPORTS FOUNDATION Night" when the team plays the LIBERTY tomorrow at the Palace. The WSF will receive about one-half of ticket proceeds, which will be used

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, NASCAR, New England Patriots, New York Liberty, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Showtime, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/12/99
NFL TEAM NOTES: TAGLIABUE OFFERS INSPIRATION TO BENGALS

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said yesterday that the NFL "likely won''t grow beyond 32 teams until about 2010, when it will look beyond" the U.S, according to Scott Fowler of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, Franchises, NFL

08/12/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

NAMES & FACES: Michael Jordan "returns as a spokesman" for MCI WorldCom this week in the company''s campaign touting its new $.05 per minute long-distance offer. Jordan plays a reporter and "co-stars"

Tags: Denver Broncos, PGA Tour, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Antonio Spurs

08/12/99
WELCOME TO THE MACHINE: TOP BOX TO HOOK UP ARENA SUITES

SC-based Top Box, which wires sports arena luxury boxes with systems providing Web access, videoconferencing and "other high-tech offerings," will announce deals next month with 21 sports arenas to "i

Tags: Facilities, General Motors

08/12/99
TORONTO CAN HOST 2008 GAMES FOR.....THREE BILLION DOLLARS!

It will cost the city of Toronto C$2.9B to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, according to Van Alphen & Byers of the TORONTO STAR. But bid officials will introduce today a "preliminary budget that suggest

Tags: IMG, Olympics, SLOC

08/12/99
FOX SPORTS NET PROMOTES TWO WITH MAJOR REGIONAL DUTIES

Fox Sports Net has promoted two execs to Senior VP/Regional Network Operations positions. Fox Sports Net Southwest (FSNSW) Corporate VP & GM JON HEIDTKE will now oversee operations for Fox Sports Net

Tags: News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

08/12/99
AROUND THE TRACK: CAL CAN BAG HIGH-PROFILE SPONSORSHIP DEAL

On last night''s "RPM 2Night," host John Kernan profiled Precision Preparation team Owner Cal Wells, who recently announced that McDonald''s had signed on as sponsor of his new Busch series team. Well

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, McDonalds, NASCAR, Pennzoil, R J Reynolds, Walt Disney

08/12/99
Tornado Closes Delta Center

The 19,911-seat Delta Center, which lost parts of its roof yesterday when a tornado touched down in Salt Lake City, will "be closed for at least six weeks for repairs," according to Joe Baird of the S

Tags: Basketball, Facilities, Utah Jazz

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