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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 30 / 14

84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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FEMALE ATHLETE PUBLISHES NEW EDITION WITH 100 MORE ITEMS

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03/25/98
LINDROS REPORTEDLY WIPS UP A SETTLEMENT WITH RADIO STATION

Flyers C Eric Lindros will "receive an apology and money for a charity of his choice" from WIP-AM to settle a claim after one of WIP''s talk-show hosts reported that Lindros missed a game last season

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03/25/98
IS MLS GETTING BURNED BY DALLAS MARKET? ATTENDANCE LAGGING

MLS attendance dropped 8.5% for its first six games, "primarily because of a sharp falloff" for the L.A. Galaxy, according to a TAMPA TRIBUNE report. MLS is averaging 19,452, down from 21,272 for its

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03/25/98
SI PRESENTS ... PERSONNEL CHANGES

SI announced that TINA IENNA has been named Detroit Ad Dir. Ienna joined SI as an Account Manager in ''94 following ten years at Newsweek, USA Today and the Detroit Free Press; TOM CHISHOLM has been p

Tags: Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

03/25/98
BRANDWEEK LOOKS AT SPONSORS' WILLINGNESS TO PAY NFL FEES

With the NFL "struggling to net an increase in a soft- drink category that has been its cash cow, NFL owners ... may finally be ready to address the question of whether" the league "should fundamental

Tags: Coca-Cola, IMG, McDonalds, MLS, NFL, PepsiCo, Sprint

03/25/98
MEDIA NOTES

TV: Fox''s Monday night boxing card got a 4.3/6 national rating, while the Academy Awards broadcast on ABC averaged a 34.9/55 (John Carmody, WASHINGTON POST, 3/25)....Fox VP/Media Relations Lou D''Erm

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03/25/98
LEAGUE NOTES

In addition to the Pilot Pen in CT, tennis tournaments in "at least" four other cities -- San Diego, Washington, DC, Cincinnati and Mahwah, NJ -- are pursuing the U.S. Women''s Hardcourt Championships

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03/25/98
CATS OUT OF THE BAG: HUIZENGA STOCK STRATEGY MAKES WAVES

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03/25/98
FACILITY NOTES

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03/25/98
FOOTBALL AD SALES GET FRIED AT ABC, ESPN

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