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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 14

Golfer Michelle Wie posted this shot and wrote, "Doin a little rearranging at the airport newstand this morning... @GolfDigest "

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08/05/98
MEDIA NOTES

ABC''s coverage of the Brickyard 400 earned a 20.9/51 local rating in Indianapolis (INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS, 8/5). ...In Charlotte, Langston Wertz reports that ESPN Regional TV will remain in Charlotte

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, Seattle Mariners, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/05/98
MN SUPREME COURT TO REVIEW RULING BEFORE ACTING ON TWINS

The MN State Supreme Court "will review a lower-court ruling that would force" the Twins and MLB officials to provide documents for a preliminary antitrust investigation, according to Jerry Zgoda of t

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB

08/05/98
NIKE OPENS FIRST INTERNATIONAL RETAIL CHAIN IN TORONTO

Nike Toronto opened this past weekend, "the first in a series of international retail outlets supposedly designed to local tastes," and in Canada, "that means stocking lots of hockey gear and giving a

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Nike, Toronto Maple Leafs

08/05/98
HOME RUN DERBY LEADING TO CONFUSING TV PICTURE FOR MLB

MLB "must cope with a widely unpredictable TV puzzle: Lining up coverage of something that might play out over days or hours and maybe involve three players -- or none at all," according to USA TODAY'

Tags: ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

08/05/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

BEANIE MADNESS HITS TX: A Beanie Baby promo helped draw 45,213 to the Blue Jays-Rangers game last night, up from the Rangers'' season average of 36,892 (THE DAILY). ESPN''s Karl Ravech reported that p

Tags: Chicago Cubs, ECHL, ESPN, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, Toronto Blue Jays, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney

08/05/98
FACILITY NOTES

In Baltimore, Jon Morgan writes that the Ravens'' new stadium features 60,000 "bright purple seats," a "delight, or an eyesore, depending on your tastes." Around 9,000 seats, most in the members-only

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

08/05/98
ON THE MARK: MARLINS INK LOCAL SPONSORS FOR CARDS SERIES

More than 100,000 fans are expected for the Cardinals'' three-game series, August 31-September 2, in FL against the Marlins, according to Alan Snel of the Fort Lauderdale SUN- SENTINEL. A joint sponso

Tags: CBS, DaimlerChrysler, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Viacom

08/05/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

At the Corel WTA Tour''s Toshiba Classic in San Diego, the center court''s back walls are featuring ads "prominently displayed" for the film "The Negotiator." The film is produced by Arnon Milchan''s

Tags: General Motors, Washington Nationals

08/05/98
A TALE OF TWO CITIES: ORLANDO THRIVES; WNBA STRUGGLING IN MN

As of late Monday, the WNBA''s MN expansion franchise had received 3,181 of the 5,000 deposits needed by September 1, and in St. Paul, Tom Powers writes that "the WNBA apparently hasn''t done much res

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, WNBA

08/05/98
BOOM! MADDEN AND SUMMERALL SET TO RETURN FOR 100TH FOX GAME

Fox Sports announced its finalized broadcast lineup for the ''98 NFL season. The No. 1 team of Pat Summerall and John Madden returns and will broadcast its 100th game on Fox during the third week of t

Tags: CBS, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Viacom

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