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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
LUXURY SUITE DEALS RAISING THE ROOF OVER THE COTTON BOWL

The Cotton Bowl Dome Foundation "announced yesterday that it has received a tentative commitment from Texas A&M to play an annual game at the renovated facility, and that 15 businesses have committed"

Tags: Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Facilities

08/15/97
CONCRETE SPONSORSHIP LINEUP FOR HARDCOURT CHAMPIONSHIPS

The U.S. Women''s Hardcourt Championships, held August 16-23 in Stone Mountain Park, GA, has announced Kodak, Nextel, Delta, USTA Visa, Heineken, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Aquafina and E.J. Gallo

Tags: ATP, CBS, Eastman Kodak, Heineken, News Corp./Fox, PepsiCo, Russell Athletic, USTA, Viacom, Visa

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
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
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
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
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Spike Lee, on his spots for NHL games on Fox Sports Net: "The challenge we have in doing this campaign is to make the game more appealing to persons who are not hockey maniacs" (USA TODAY, 8/15)....''

Tags: CBS, News Corp./Fox, NHL, PBA, Reebok, Viacom

08/15/97
TIME WARNER LATEST TO BALK AT SPORTCHANNEL'S METS FEE

In a "sudden blow to local Mets fans enjoying a pennant race for the first time in seven years, SportsChannel yesterday said it will black out 14 upcoming games" to more than 1 million homes in Time W

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, New York Mets, Media, Time Warner

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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