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07/14/97
SHOE NOTES: SNEAKER WARS HEAT UP ON THE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL

In his column titled "Athletes Are The Victims In These Sneaker Wars," Robert Lipsyte in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES examined the relationship between adidas, high school and college coaches and prep players

Tags: Nike, Washington Nationals

07/14/97
ISLES OWNER SPANO OUT AS FORMER OWNER WILL PICKETT BACK UP

John Spano formally relinquished ownership of the Islanders on Friday to former Owner John Pickett, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. As part of the deal, if Pickett does not reach an a

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, New York Mets, NHL

07/14/97
ENRON CHAIR LAY TARGETS HOUSTON BUSINESSES FOR ASTROS FUNDS

Enron Corp. Chair Ken Lay "will try to raise up to another" $5M from the private sector to help Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr. cover an anticipated shortfall in ballpark financing, two sources told J

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

07/14/97
THESE WIZARDS HOPE NEW DUDS FEATURE THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

The Wizards debuted their new uniforms on Friday, featuring a color scheme of blue, black and bronze, according to J.A. Adande of the WASHINGTON POST. The home uniforms are white with a blue stripe do

Tags: Franchises, Nike

07/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SIG ROGICH, a former PR consultant to former PRESIDENTS RONALD REAGAN and GEORGE BUSH is working to restore MIKE TYSON''s "tattered reputation." Rogich said he helped write Tyson''s public apology and

Tags: Cablevision, New York Jets, New York Knicks, People and Pop Culture

07/14/97
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: IRABU SPARKS WPIX-TV TO MONSTER RATING

The debut of Japanese pitcher Hideki Irabu "propelled" local broadcast carrier WPIX-TV to it''s second-highest rating for an MLB game since ''88, according to Steve Zipay of NEWSDAY. Thursday''s Yanke

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Golden State Warriors, MLB, Montreal Canadiens, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/14/97
FREEMAN COLISEUM OR DOWNTOWN SITE FOR NEW SPURS HOME?

While a site near Freeman Coliseum, north of San Antonio''s downtown, seems to be the leading candidate for a new Spurs arena, "there is strong support" for a downtown site, according to Travis Poling

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

07/14/97
SPORTSCHANNEL FL TO CARRY CNN/SI; DISNEY MONITORING ESPN TV?

SportsChannel FL "has been allowed" to carry CNN/SI programming on a regular basis for up to 12 to 16 hours per day, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. Dean Jordan, Chair of Front Row Com

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/14/97
CONVERSE GOES WITH UNIFORMITY IN SHOE LINE

Converse is "repositioning itself" around its Chuck Taylor All Star brand and "will dump as many as eight other brands that had fragmented its image in recent years," according to Rich Klein of AD AGE

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Converse

07/14/97
STADIUM NOTES

FEATURES: In an extensive piece in Sunday''s L.A. TIMES, Hiltzik & Dillman wrote under the header "Who Wins In Stadium Shootout?" that private and public entities in CA will be spending more on pro sp

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Facilities, MLB, Nationwide Insurance, NBA, NFL, NHL, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Rays, Vulcan Ventures

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