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Saints TE Benjamin Watson will appear on Fox News' "On The Record" at 7:00pm ET for a discussion on using faith to fight ISIS.

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07/22/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ABC has pre-empted Barbara Walters'' "20/20" interview with ALEXANDRA STEVENSON on Friday for coverage of the memorial service in N.Y. for John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy (U

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBA, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, SportsLine.com, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/22/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB AL Announced Attendance Through July 18 HOME ''99 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM DATES AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''98 AVG. %+/- ''97 AVG. %+/- CLE 48 42,595 2,044,559 98% 42,576 0% 42,559 0% BAL 43 42

Tags: MLB, Seattle Mariners, People and Pop Culture

07/22/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

RANK AND FILE? The Sporting News ranks the "Best Sports Cities," with New York topping the list of 351. Rounding out the top 10 are Dallas-Ft. Worth, Denver, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, Detroit, Oa

Tags: AFL, Franchises, Los Angeles Kings, Manchester United, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Rays, Vulcan Ventures

07/22/99
ROCKY MOUNTAIN BUY: BRONCOS STADIUM BONDS SELL OUT QUICKLY

The $140M in revenue bonds sold to fund the construction of the new Broncos stadium "were gone by 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, three hours before the sale was scheduled to end," according to Guy Kelly of the

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities

07/22/99
OSCAR THE GROUCH? DE LA HOYA TALKS BLUNTLY IN NEW PUMA SPOT

Puma N.A. is "set to air an edgy" TV ad that features "blunt talk about boxing from" Oscar De La Hoya, according to Wayne Friedman of AD AGE, who writes that the Gyro Worldwide-produced spot will "not

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07/22/99
USHERPRO TECHNOLOGY OFFERS A NEW COMPONENT FOR MARKETERS

One of the biggest challenges facing pro sports, next to winning and filling seats, is trying to satisfy the needs and demands of the season-ticket holder and luxury suite owner. Marketing Database Sy

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07/22/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) led with Mets-Expos and followed with Braves-Marlins. ESPN''s 11:00pm ET edition of "SportsCenter," which aire

Tags: ABC, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Miami Marlins, MLB, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

07/22/99
INTERLEAGUE PLAY SEES ATTENDANCE FIGURES JUMP 21.7%

MLB averaged 33,482 fans per game during interleague play, a period covering 251 games over 19 days. Average attendance in that time was up 21.7% from the intraleague average of 27,510. Note: The 251

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

07/22/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Pacers will "announce the hiring" of KELLY KRAUSKOPF as COO of their WNBA expansion franchise scheduled to begin play next summer. Krauskopf is the President of Women''s Sports at Dallas-based Hos

Tags: CBS, Indiana Pacers, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, WNBA

07/22/99
ONE WRITER WONDERS IF WOMEN SPORTS STARS SEND MIXED SIGNALS

Female athletes positioning themselves as "sex objects" is the subject of a column by Doug Robinson of the DESERET NEWS, who wrote under the header, "Sending A Mixed Signal." Robinson cited the curren

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