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07/24/97
SNOWBOARDING NEWS: NIKE GETTING SET TO CARVE SOME POWDER

Nike said Tuesday that it will enter the "rapidly growing snowboard industry through a partnership" with UT- based snowboard and ski binding maker Marker International, according to Lisa Levenson of t

Tags: Nike

07/24/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, in Green Bay as part of a tour of NFL training camps, "said Wednesday he wasn''t ready to give the Green Bay Packers the go-ahead to sell additional shares of team sto

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, NFL, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers, Walt Disney

07/24/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

STEFFI GRAF, in response to published reports which said she left the Catholic Church for tax reasons: "My decision is based on personal reasons and shall please be respected as such. There is no disp

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, NFL, People and Pop Culture

07/24/97
MEDIA NOTES

ELECTRONIC MEDIA listed their "10 Shows That Made Cable." The No. 6 spot was given to ESPN''s "SportsCenter." ELECTRONIC MEDIA''s Jim McConville: "''SportsCenter'' has changed the way TV covers sports

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

07/24/97
STATE TREASURER LOOKS TO SET A PICK ON NEW PACERS ARENA

As city officials broke ground Tuesday on a new arena for the Pacers, IN State Treasurer Joyce Brinkman "was in court challenging the law that helped make construction possible," according to Stuart H

Tags: Facilities, Indiana Pacers

07/24/97
JUDGE TELLS NBA REFEREE TO NEGOTIATE A GUILTY PLEA

Federal Judge Robert Doumar yesterday told NBA referee Jesse Kersey that he should "negotiate a guilty plea" in his trial for felony tax evasion "because a jury is not likely to be convinced by his de

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

07/24/97
STADIUM NOTES

The NC House Wednesday approved a bill that calls for a two-county referendum on a 1% restaurant meal tax and a $0.50 ticket tax to finance two-thirds of the cost of a planned 40,000-seat stadium in t

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

07/24/97
BALANCE SHEET DOESN'T LOOK FAVORABLE FOR TWINS AT MID-SEASON

The Twins "were budgeted" to lose $5.5M this year, but a "mid-year audit released Wednesday discloses that with attendance and concession income down, owner Carl Pohlad will actually lose $11.6 millio

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Franchises, Minnesota Twins

07/24/97
FACILITY ACQUISITIONS CONTINUE AT TOP SPEED IN MOTOR SPORTS

Penske Motorsports Inc. (PMI), which purchased the Phoenix Int''l Raceway last week, and Int''l Speedway Corp. (ISC) announced yesterday that they have each purchased a 40% interest in Homestead-Miami

Tags: Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, R J Reynolds

07/23/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Bolle America promoted GREG DEMGEN to Dir of Sports Marketing from Field Service Manager, Sports Marketing Division (AD AGE, 7/21)....RYKA named PATRICE THRAMER VP/Product Marketing, DESARI STRADER Di

Tags: ESPN, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

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