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05/18/99
OLYMPIC NOTES: UT RESIDENTS JUST GLAD THEY DON'T HAVE IZZY

BRANDWEEK''s Jeff Green cites sources as saying that GM''s initial run of three TV spots which highlight its Olympics sponsorship will "likely" include one featuring Carl Lewis. Lewis is shown during

Tags: Olympics

05/18/99
WARRIORS PROMISE NOT TO RAISE SEASON-TIX $$ FOR TWO YEARS

In a move Warriors officials called "unprecedented," the team said yesterday that they will not "raise their season-ticket prices for the next two years," according to David Steele of the S.F. CHRONIC

Tags: Franchises, Golden State Warriors, NBA

05/18/99
GLOBAL SPORTS DEFENDS E-COMMERCE PLAN OF NO DISCOUNT

Global Sports Inc. execs are finding themselves "defending their plan" and strategy to go online with merchandise sales through Global Sports Interactive, according to Bob Fernandez of the PHILADELPHI

Tags: Finance

05/18/99
SELIG AND TEAM EXECS QUESTION FORBES' ACCOUNTING METHODS

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig is "irate" about the Forbes report, according to USA TODAY''s Hal Bodley. While the article claims that 14 of the 30 MLB teams lost money in ''98, Selig said 22 teams lost m

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies, Tampa Bay Rays

05/18/99
MEDIA RELATIONS COORDINATOR WANTED FOR LPGA

Media Relations Coordinator needed for the LPGA, based in Daytona Beach, FL. Qualified candidate responsible for on-site management of media facilities at LPGA events, writing news releases and pitchi

Tags: Classified Advertisements, LPGA

05/18/99
FACILITY NOTES

PATRIOTS UPDATE: In Boston, Tina Cassidy writes that $70M in infrastructure assistance at a new Patriots stadium "sailed through" a MA State House hearing yesterday and "is expected to pass" the Legis

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp., New England Patriots, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/18/99
FOR THE FILES: THE DAILY LISTS FINAL NBA RATINGS FOR '99

The following lists final ''99 NBA Nielsen ratings on NBC and Turner compared to ''97-98 final ratings (THE DAILY). NET ''99 RAT/SHR # OF GAMES ''97-98 RAT/SHR # OF GAMES % +/- NBC 4.3/10 28 4.6/12 25

Tags: Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBC, Nielsen, The Back of the Book

05/18/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

NASCAR: In Birmingham, Neal Sims examined the impact of track fatalities on racing sponsors: "Many potential sponsors have shied away from racing, and not just because of the rare potential for death.

Tags: Coca-Cola, FedEx, MBNA America Bank, NASCAR, NHL, Nike, Pittsburgh Penguins, R J Reynolds, UPS, Walt Disney

05/18/99
GARDEN PARTY? PHILLIES MAKE PITCH FOR NEW STADIUM SITE

The Phillies have decided on Broad and Spring Garden Streets for their new ballpark, according to sources of Christopher Hepp of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Phillies President David Montgomery "made hi

Tags: Facilities, Philadelphia Phillies

05/18/99
WAS TALK OF THE NBA'S DEMISE POST-MJ GREATLY EXAGGERATED?

NBA playoff games "appear to be catching on" with NBC''s viewers, despite lower ratings from last year, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. While NBC''s five weekend playoff games averaged a 6.8 o

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, Nielsen

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