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Saints TE Benjamin Watson will appear on Fox News' "On The Record" at 7:00pm ET for a discussion on using faith to fight ISIS.

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CHERNIN OUT A PIECE OF HISTORY ALONG WITH MURDOCH?

NEWSWEEK''s Johnnie Roberts profiles News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH and Fox Group CEO PETER CHERNIN, and writes that it was Chernin who "approved" News Corp.-owned TM3 -- a women''s cable channel in

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, People and Pop Culture

07/09/99
TSA REPORTS SALES; EARNINGS FALL SHORT OF EXPECTATIONS

FL-based The Sports Authority (TSA) announced sales for the month ending June 20 were $127.1M, down 10.8% from sales of $142.4M for the same period last year, which included $5.1M of sales from the co

Tags: Finance, The Sports Authority

07/09/99
GOING OUT WITH ITS BEST FOOT FORWARD? BIG HOPES FOR WWC

In ''96, the U.S. women''s soccer team was "barely noticed by NBC" during the Olympics but the "telegenic, successful players are showing that viewers will watch if the matches can be seen," according

Tags: ABC, ESPN, MLS, NBC, NFL, Nielsen, Media, Walt Disney

07/09/99
ESPN CHILTON POLL: FANS INTEREST IN MLB ALL-STAR GAME

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll surveyed sports fans in June and July of ''98 and asked them how interested they were in the MLB All-Star Game. The following are the percentages of all baseball fans (n=1026)

Tags: ESPN, MLB, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

07/09/99
GOV. WHITMAN'S OFFICE QUESTIONS NETS ARENA PLAN IN NEWARK

One day after Prudential Insurance "agreed to arrange" $170M in financing for a new Nets arena in Newark, NJ Gov. Christie Whitman''s office "was not impressed," according to Doug Most of the Bergen R

Tags: Facilities, Brooklyn Nets, NHL, YankeeNets

07/09/99
SAVIN' THE RAVENS: NFL SETS UP LOAN TO HELP TEAM'S FINANCES

The NFL "has come to the rescue of the Ravens" by setting up a $65M, short-term loan "backed by the eventual sale of a portion of the franchise to a new investor," according to Jon Morgan of the Balti

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders

07/09/99
FINANCE NOTES

Dolphins/Panthers Owner Wayne Huizenga told CNBC''s David Faber that he has recently been buying back shares of FL Panthers Holdings. Huizenga: "My family trust has been buying stock because we believ

Tags: Finance, Miami Dolphins

07/09/99
FOX PLANS TRIPLE PLAY FOR NEXT WEEK'S ALL-STAR COVERAGE

There will be "no shortage" of TV coverage in Boston for this weekend''s All-Star festivities, according to Howard Manly of the BOSTON GLOBE, who notes that along with Fox''s airing of Tuesday night''

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox, ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, SportsLine.com, Wal Mart, Walt Disney

07/09/99
ON A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY ... IN DOWNTOWN L.A.?

The MLS Galaxy said that "it would seek help" from the city of L.A. to "find" a 60-acre site for a new $60M stadium, according to the AP. Galaxy President Tim Leiweke said that the organization "would

Tags: AEG, Facilities, Los Angeles Galaxy

07/09/99
DENVER FAN LAUNCHES EFFORT TO RAISE MONEY TO PURCHASE ASCENT

Denver sales exec Richard Bourgeois "has stepped up to the bidding plate with a grass-roots campaign" to buy the Nuggets, Avalanche and Pepsi Center, according to John Accola of the ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEW

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, PepsiCo

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