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08/15/97
IS OAKLEY LOOKING TO HOOP IT UP WITH NEW SHOE?

Sporting goods analysts "speculated" that CA-based Oakley''s new footwear product will be a basketball shoe, according to Kelly Barron of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. According to friends of Oakley Cha

Tags: Nike, Oakley

08/15/97
EVERETT TO REJOIN METS TONIGHT: COLUMNIST WONDERS WHY

Mets OF Carl Everett, who is being investigated for child abuse, "did not join the Mets" in St. Louis yesterday, "instead staying in New York while the custody battle for two of his children remains u

Tags: Franchises, New York Mets

08/15/97
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: GAUGING INTEREST METER

During the first half of ''97, 1,000 sports fans were asked to state their interest level in the Super Bowl, U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Indianapolis 500 and Kentucky Derby. Results show percen

Tags: The Back of the Book

08/15/97
SANDSHARKS DANGLE FRANCHISE BAIT IN PUBLIC WATERS

CISL Arizona Sandsharks owners "are selling off" a 25% stake in the team, hoping to raise $630,000, according to Mary Vandeveire of the PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL. The IPO for 126 shares carries a 0.2%

Tags: Franchises

08/15/97
FUSION MAY BE RELOCATING BEFORE THEY EVER SETTLE

The MLS Fusion, its talks with the Orange Bowl "stalled," have begun discussions "that could place" the team in Ft. Lauderdale''s Lockhart Stadium for the ''98 season, according to according to Jeff R

Tags: Franchises, MLS

08/15/97
LEAGUE NOTES

MLB owners have committed $1.45B in guaranteed contracts through 2002, according to USA TODAY. Atlanta has the "largest commitment" through 2002 with $153,522,047 for seven players; the A''s have no g

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NHL, Oakland Athletics, Wilson Sporting Goods, WNBA

08/15/97
THE NEW YORKER PROFILES THE NFL AND ITS PROPERTIES DIVISION

The NFL and its marketing strategy are examined by John Seabrook of THE NEW YORKER. The arrival of former MTV President Sara Levinson to head NLFP in ''94 "was something of a cultural shift" for the "

Tags: Buffalo Bills, CFL, Green Bay Packers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

08/15/97
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" regional games were: TEX-CLE; FLA-ATL; PIT-COL; and CWS-SEA. The numbers were gathered from th

Tags: ABC, CBS, Champ Car World Series, General Motors, Los Angeles Sparks, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Media, USGA, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/14/97
COMCAST SPORTSNET SHOWING SIGNS OF LIFE

Comcast SportsNet has added Leslie Gudel, formerly of Prime Network, and Neil Hartman, formerly of WKYW-TV in Philadelphia, as its new evening sports anchors. Michael Barkann, from Boston''s WLVI-WB,

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, News Corp./Fox, Media

08/14/97
ONE MORE YEAR AND NCAA ATHLETES CAN GO OUT ON THE JOB MARKET

The NCAA Div. I Board of Dir have delayed the implementation of Proposition 62, which would allow student- athletes to work and earn money during the school year. It will now go into effect August 1,

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

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