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08/19/98
SAY HELLO TO HIS LITTLE FRIEND: TONY BOSELLI'S GOOD BURGER

The 93 McDonald''s restaurants in Northeast FL and Southeast GA have begun selling the "Boselli Burger," named after Jaguars OL Tony Boselli, according to Earl Daniels of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. The

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, McDonalds

08/19/98
ROCKETS' ALEXANDER COLLECTS C$4M IN OILERS "BREAK-UP" FEE

Alberta Treasury Branches paid a C$4M "break-up" fee to Rockets Owner Les Alexander "after he lost out on his bid" to buy the NHL Oilers in May, according to Jac McDonald of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. Alex

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NHL

08/19/98
ARE BROADCASTERS ROOT, ROOT, ROOTING FOR THE HOME TEAM?

Every radio and TV broadcaster for the 30 MLB teams "is either paid by the club he or she covers or is hired with that club''s approval," according to Ted Rose, who examines the relationship between t

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, MLB, New York Yankees, Media, YankeeNets

08/19/98
MLB PLAYS HARDBALL IN PULLING SUNDAY NIGHT FROM ESPN

After "months of negotiations," MLB announced that because ESPN "plans to bump its final three Sunday night baseball games in September to ESPN2" in favor of NFL games, MLB "has taken back the games a

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

08/19/98
ESPN AND FOX TANGLE IN MARTZKE'S FORUM OVER RATING INCREASES

Six months after ESPN''s "SportsCenter" ratings "plummeted," ESPN Exec Editor John Walsh said that the show "now has a larger audience than last year at this time," according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Mart

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

08/19/98
ST. PETERSBURG WON'T BE KEEPING SCORE DURING MARCH MADNESS

St. Petersburg City Council members were told yesterday that NCAA rules "won''t permit the city to put its name on a new basketball scoreboard that will be installed" at Tropicana Field for the colleg

Tags: Colleges, MLB, NCAA, PepsiCo

08/19/98
FACILITY NOTES

SUITE-NESS: In Baltimore, Jon Morgan reports that six Ravens players "are considering or have leased suites" at the team''s new stadium, either by themselves or in combination with others. The suites

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Continental Airlines, Facilities, IMG, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, New York Giants, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

08/19/98
FALK SAYS MJ NOT DONE YET: STILL SEEKING "APPROPRIATE" DEALS

Michael Jordan "would consider additional endorsement opportunities," although his agent, David Falk, said that anything he would agree to would have to be "a perfect fit," according to Pete Coates of

08/19/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The NHL named CLAUDE LOISELLE Manager of Hockey Operations (NHL). Loiselle replaces DAVID NONIS, who resigned to become the Canucks'' Senior VP/Hockey Operations (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 8/19)....Wieden & Ken

Tags: NHL, Nike, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Vancouver Canucks, Wieden Kennedy

08/19/98
WAS IOC LOOKING TO PROTECT TV PARTNERS IN IBM BREAKUP?

There''s "more than meets the eye" to the IOC''s "failed talks" with IBM over a new eight-year sponsorship deal, according to Josh Rubin of the TORONTO STAR. IBM, which has been a major Olympic sponso

Tags: IBM, IOC

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