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ELWAY AND PATRICK BOTH TAKE HEAT FOR TAPPING THE ROCKIES

The Coors TV ads featuring John Elway and ESPN''s Dan Patrick were examined by Mike Littwin of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, who wrote, "I don''t know who is advising Elway, or if anyone is advising Elway.

Tags: ESPN, Walt Disney

07/19/99
MINOR LEAGUE PLAN COULD HAVE MAJOR SHAKEUP FOR MLB, UMPIRES

The NAPBL, "faced with an implicit threat of an umpires strike of their own," have made "arrangements for replacement umpires," according to Murray Chass of the N.Y. TIMES. Pat O''Conner, who is VP/Ad

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney

07/19/99
MLB IRKED AT ESPN FOR WWC REPLAY; ESPN GOES TO CONE COVERAGE

ESPN''s decision to rebroadcast the Women''s World Cup Final against MLB''s All-Star Game on Fox on Tuesday was "odd," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES, who noted the "nasty court fight

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

07/19/99
MARINERS AND BALLPARK OFFICIALS WORK OUT KINKS AT THE SAFE

Mariners officials "are still pleased" with Safeco Field, "even though the team won''t touch the inaugural attendance marks of the past two major league stadiums," according to Greg Johnston of the SE

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Facilities, Seattle Mariners

07/19/99
NCAA COMMISSION TO OFFER MARKETING FREEDOM FOR NCAA HOOPS?

There are "indications" that the NCAA committee that "wants to reform men''s college basketball" is "steering away from a proposal to require freshman to sit out a year," according to Mark Brown of th

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

07/19/99
SPORTS ORGANIZERS REALIZE THAT NEWS COMES FIRST BEFORE EVENT

Ameritech Senior Open Tournament Dir Brian Fitzgerald said that CBS''s decision to not broadcast Saturday''s action due to the developing story on John F. Kennedy Jr. "was made in New York," according

Tags: CBS, LPGA, Media, Viacom

07/19/99
COULD MILLER PARK FACE CONSTRUCTION DELAYS AND LITIGATION?

While some WI Stadium officials said that "it was too soon to say whether" the tragic accident at Miller Park last week would delay the project''s completion, Stadium Board member Mikel Holt "expresse

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

07/19/99
THE DAILY'S SPORTS TV MONITOR

Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) led with Expos-Yankees and David Cone''s perfect game, followed by Dodgers-Pirates and the British Open. ESPN''s "SportsCe

Tags: ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/16/99
AS U.S. SHEDS NO TEARS FOR UMPS, WHAT'S PHILLIPS' NEXT MOVE?

One day after MLB umpires "chose to resign" effective September 2 because they were "convinced management plans to fire as many as 20 of them during the offseason," MLBUA General Counsel Richie Philli

Tags: ABC, Atlanta Braves, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/16/99
ADIDAS SET TO LAND SUN DEVIL OF A GOOD DEAL; NIKE TALKS OFF

AZ State Univ. (ASU) is "close to signing" a five-year, $7M deal with adidas, according to Paola Boivin of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC, who writes that the $7M "will come in equipment, apparel and cash." ASU

Tags: Nike, Washington Nationals

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