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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

08/15/97
CANADIAN HOCKEY NEWS & NOTES: OILERS FOR AEROS, STRAIGHT UP?

IHL Aeros Owners'' Robert McNair and Chuck Watson "want to purchase" the NHL Oilers and move the team to Houston, "in exchange" for the Aeros, according to Jac MacDonald of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. McNai

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks

08/15/97
NO MAYNE, NO GAIN: KENNY MAYNE IS DAN PATRICK'S NEW PARTNER

ESPN announced that Kenny Mayne will join Dan Patrick to form the anchor team on ESPN''s 11:00pm ET "SportsCenter," effective August 31, when its Sunday night edition will expand to 90 minutes. Stuart

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

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
MARCUS ALLEN AND RONNIE LOTT FILE SUIT AGAINST NFLPA

Marcus Allen, Ronnie Lott and businessman Richard Simon, owners of Super Party, Inc., (SPI) have filed suit in Kansas City, MO, against the NFLPA, its licensing subsidiary NFL Players Inc and NFLPA As

Tags: Law and Politics, NFL

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
GOODYEAR RESTRUCTURES RACING ORGANIZATION; FEELING THE HEAT?

In "another sign that Goodyear is interested in using racing to further generate new technology as well as to increase name recognition," company officials announced a "major restructuring" of its rac

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Dallas Stars, Formula One, IndyCar, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Southwest Sports Group

08/15/97
HARRIS WILL STUDY SPORTS SPENDING AS CENTERPIECE OF NEW ARM

NY-based Louis Harris & Associates will debut a new poll "measuring the effectiveness of spending for sponsorships and licensing rights on sports" as the "centerpiece" of a new sports and entertainmen

08/15/97
BLACK SPORTS AGENTS ASSOCIATION HOLD FIRST CONFERENCE

THE BLACK SPORTS AGENTS ASSOCIATION will hold its first annual conference discussing various issues on sports management and professional athlete representation on October 3-5, 1997 at the LAX Marriot

Tags: Marriott, People and Pop Culture

08/15/97
GRASS AIN'T GREENER: NJSEA SAYS METROSTARS MUST PLAY ON TURF

The NJ Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) ruled yesterday that the MLS MetroStars can''t use their $1.5M removable grass field at Giants Stadium, thereby "forcing" the team to play its remaining

Tags: Facilities

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