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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 14

Golfer Michelle Wie posted this shot and wrote, "Doin a little rearranging at the airport newstand this morning... @GolfDigest "

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07/17/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

VP AL GORE stopped by Turner Field before last night''s Brewers-Braves game and joined the teams on the field during batting practice (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/17)....ANNA KOURNIKOVA, who withdrew from

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Detroit Red Wings, Milwaukee Brewers, NASCAR, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

07/17/98
WILL THERE BE GOODWILL TO MEN, WOMEN, AND TIME WARNER/TURNER

The ''98 Goodwill Games will begin on Saturday night with an "explosive, star-studded opening ceremony" in New York City''s Battery Park as "organizers try to overcome lackluster ticket sales," accord

Tags: ABC, CBS, Events and Attractions, NFL, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/17/98
COWBOYS SUE CONVERSE IN PREEMPTIVE MOVE TO LAUNCH NEW LINE

The Cowboys filed a lawsuit yesterday against MA-based Converse Inc., to "prevent the athletic shoe maker from interfering with upcoming sales of officially licensed casual shoes, winter boots and sho

Tags: Converse, Dallas Cowboys

07/17/98
MUSHNICK: ALBERT MAY END UP BACK IN NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT

The "people most interested" in giving Marv Albert an opportunity to return to national TV "are those at Turner Sports," according to Phil Mushnick of the N.Y. POST. Mushnick writes that "in the comin

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NBA, NBC, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

07/17/98
WTA TOUR SUMMER STOPS SEE 35% INCREASE IN SPONSOR BACKING

Two WTA Tour North American event title sponsors, Advanta Corp. and IGA Supermarkets, have signed multi-year extensions to their title sponsorship packages in Philadelphia and Oklahoma City, respectiv

Tags: PepsiCo, Wheaties

07/17/98
MEDIA NOTES

HE''S GOT THE EYE OF THE IGER: USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke reports that ESPN/ABC Sports President Steve Bornstein "is among those considered successors" to Bob Iger as ABC President. Martzke adds that E

Tags: ABC, CBS, Cleveland Browns, Colorado Avalanche, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/17/98
THE LEGEND GROWS: BIRD ON SECOND REGIONAL WHEATIES BOXES

Pacers VP Larry Bird will appear on the cover of Wheaties for the second time, with two different regional layouts planned, according to Peter May of the BOSTON GLOBE. On boxes sold in Indianapolis, B

Tags: Boston Celtics, Indiana Pacers, Wheaties

07/17/98
FACILITY NOTES

In Toronto, work on the Air Canada Centre "ground to a halt" Wednesday, when construction workers honored a picket line by striking crane operators. The strike isn''t expected to affect the arena''s o

Tags: Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, PepsiCo, Tampa Bay Rays

07/17/98
GOING POSTAL: USPS IS PLEASED WITH ITS U.S. CYCLING DEAL

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS), one of the "most recognizable national symbols" in the world, believes that its sponsorship deal with the U.S. Cycling team competing in the Tour de France "makes a lot

Tags: ABC, Bank of America, ESPN, Walt Disney

07/17/98
DON'T CELEBRATE JUST YET, PADRES DEAL STILL FACES QUESTIONS

The "lack of hard facts" on how the City of San Diego will contribute $225M toward the Padres ballpark "makes it virtually impossible to assess the project''s financial risks," according to the city''

Tags: Facilities, San Diego Padres

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