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03/24/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Academy Awards host BILLY CRYSTAL, greeting Best Actor winner and Lakers fan JACK NICHOLSON during the opening of the 70th Academy Awards: "I''m a Clippers fan. We don''t get to the same games" (ABC,

Tags: ABC, Boston Celtics, Chicago Cubs, Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

03/24/98
MEDIA NOTES

TV/VIDEO: Evander Holyfield will defend his WBA heavyweight title against Henry Akinwande on June 6 at MSG. Showtime will handle PPV distribution for the fight (N.Y DAILY NEWS, 3/24)....BROADCASTING &

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Kansas City Chiefs, Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Showtime, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

03/24/98
AFTER THE MISTAKE BY THE LAKE, CLEVELAND GETS EXPANSION TEAM

When NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue announced last evening that the new Browns franchise will enter the league in ''99 as an expansion team, the decision "caught many attending the league meetings by

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

03/24/98
NIKE TO REDUCE MARKETING BUDGET AND RE-EVALUATE STRATEGIES

Nike "will slash its global marketing budget" by $100M for the FY starting June 1, "and over the next six months will re-evaluate its strategies," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. Nike''s ''97 mark

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, Nike, Wieden Kennedy

03/23/98
MLB COMMISSIONER SCENARIO: A COLEMAN HEATER?

Because MLB management "has accomplished previously unimaginable things" during the reign of Acting Commissioner Bud Selig, "many owners have lost their desire to hire an outside candidate," according

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Twins, MLB

03/23/98
WORLD CUP BOMBING PLOT DISCOVERED; POLICE SAY THREAT REMAINS

A plot by Islamic extremists to "mount a bombing campaign against this summer''s World Cup" in France has been uncovered by police, according to Conradi & Scott of the LONDON SUNDAY TIMES. World Cup b

Tags: Events and Attractions

03/23/98
AGENTS OF CHANGE: DAVID FALK AND BOBBY ORR PROFILED

FAME''S DAVID FALK is interviewed in the WASHINGTON POST and discusses a number of subjects, saying that in the last four months MICHAEL JORDAN has turned down $300M worth of new deals. Falk: "Basketb

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Maple Leafs

03/23/98
TAGLIABUE WARNS VIKINGS NOT TO PUSH ROGER OVER AND OUT

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue ruled that Vikings President Roger Headrick "cannot be fired ... while the sale of the team to author Tom Clancy is pending and under the review process," according to

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

03/23/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Raptors drew a season-high 33,216 for their game yesterday versus the Bulls (TORONTO STAR, 3/23)....The Hawks will decide today whether to sell more tickets to next Friday''s Bulls game. Over 54,0

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Twins, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors

03/23/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

AGENCY NEWS: Fleer/SkyBox Int''l named FCB, NY, to handle its SkyBox trading cards, from Rockett, Burkhead, Lewis & Winslow, NC. Spending was estimated at less than $5M (AD AGE, 3/23)....In N.Y., Stua

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Fila USA, Nike, Tampa Bay Rays, Walt Disney

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