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Wild RW  Nino Niederreiter posted an image of the Swiss cover of EA Sports' "NHL 15" bearing his likeness.

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03/23/98
GM HOPES TO ATTRACT WOMEN CONSUMERS THROUGH WNBA SPONSORSHIP

GM''s $3.5M sponsorship of the WNBA is an attempt "to build relationships with women, who are estimated to make 80 percent of the consumer buying decisions in America today," according to Jon Pepper o

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03/23/98
NFL OWNERS MEET IN ORLANDO; CBA DEAL LIKELY TO BE APPROVED

NFL owners meetings opened in Orlando yesterday, and the Management Council''s Exec Committee voted to approve the extension of the CBA, according to USA TODAY''s Larry Weisman. The full group of owne

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03/20/98
DODGERS SALE, PART II: MEDIA INTERESTS, TALKS OF CONFLICT

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, NFL

03/20/98
NIKE AND NFL PRESENT AIR-IN-OUT NATIONAL FINALS IN FLORIDA

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Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, DaimlerChrysler, Events and Attractions, NFL, Nike, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

03/20/98
SCORE BOARD FILES FOR CHAPTER 11 DUE TO SOFT CARD MARKET

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03/20/98
MEDIA NOTES

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03/20/98
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03/20/98
MR. MURDOCH JOINS THE CLUB AS MLB APPROVES DODGERS SALE

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