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The Reform Party of Canada "pressed the federal government Thursday to complain under the Free Trade Agreement or to the World Trade Organization [WTO] about the subsidization of new arenas for NHL te

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03/16/98
CHELIOS CHECKS OUT: IS TEAM USA OFF THE HOOK?

On Friday, Chris Chelios sent a check for $3,000 to the Japanese Olympic Committee to cover the expenses from damage done at the Olympic Village last month in Nagano, according to Rich Strom of the CH

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, USOC

03/16/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Rawlings Sporting Goods was profiled by Matthew Stichnoth in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES under the header "Baseball and Beyond." Stichnoth looked at Rawlings'' financial status, calling it "a small fry in th

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03/16/98
DAWG POUND ON THE REBOUND: NEW BROWNS OWNER TO MAKE PROFIT

Whenever the owner of the new Browns franchise is chosen, he or she could make $12M in profits the first year alone, according to David Adams of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. Adams wrote that after paying

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, NFL

03/16/98
THE TAXMAN COMETH? CANADIAN INCOME TAX IN THE NBA EXAMINED

CNN''s "This Week in the NBA" examined Canada''s income tax and its influence on players'' decisions to play for the Raptors and Grizzlies. Knicks G John Starks: "You work so hard to achieve such fina

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, New York Knicks, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors

03/16/98
OVERNIGHT RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists overnight ratings from last weekend''s non-NCAA Tournament network events. All times are EST. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DAY NET TIME RAT/SHR Soccer: Para

Tags: ABC, Champ Car World Series, MLS, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, PGA Tour, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

03/16/98
TWINS UPDATE: POHLAD EXPECTED TO GIVE REPORT TO EXEC COUNCIL

Twins Owner Carl Pohlad is expected Tuesday to ask MLB''s Executive Council "for its support of his plan to sell and move the Twins," a high-ranking baseball official told Hartman & Weiner of the Minn

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB

03/13/98
TAGLIABUE TOUTS 31: LEAGUE TO VOTE ON CLEVELAND EXPANSION?

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03/13/98
VARIETY REPORTS CBS/FOX FIGHTING NFL GAME HIGHLIGHTS BAN

CBS and Fox execs "are seeking to derail" an NFL proposal that would "bar the use of game highlight clips on locally produced sports programs that air against NFL telecasts," according to Littleton &

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/13/98
SHINN SPEAKS OUT IN SUPPORT OF POSSIBLE NEW LEASE DEAL

Hornets Owner George Shinn, "in his first public comments since a woman accused him of sexual misconduct in September," gave his support yesterday to a lease deal between the team and the city to "pos

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