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MLB NEWS & NOTES: SELIG SPEAKS OF HIS LEGACY AS COMMISSIONER

MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig is interviewed by Jon Heyman in NEWSDAY. Selig, on his legacy: "[R]evenue sharing is always the thing I think I''m proudest of, along with labor peace. Many things co

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Arizona Diamondbacks, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees, NFL, YankeeNets

07/11/97
JOHN SPANO REPORTEDLY GIVES UP OWNERSHIP OF ISLANDERS

Islanders Owner John Spano "late last night signed an agreement to relinquish his ownership of the team," and sources close to the situation said NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman would announce the move

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL

07/11/97
DALLAS REPORT QUESTIONS LONGEVITY OF MLB GAME OF THE WEEK

In Dallas, Barry Horn writes this morning, "Imagine life without a baseball Game of the Week on network television. ... The numbers say that more than 97 out of every 100 are ignoring the Saturday aft

Tags: ABC, Chicago White Sox, Indiana Fever, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

07/11/97
WTA TOUR ENTERS HARDCOURT SEASON RIDING ATTENDANCE WAVE

The Corel WTA Tour has posted record attendance figures so far this year. Through Wimbledon, 20 of 29 Corel WTA Tour events have seen increased and/or record attendance. The total on-site attendance o

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/11/97
THRASHERS MUST BE STOKED BY EARLY SEASON TICKET NUMBERS

The NHL Atlanta Thrashers, which begin play in ''99, have received 5,300 season-ticket reservations since they began accepting $100 refundable deposits for each seat two weeks ago, according to the AT

Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, Franchises, NHL, Time Warner

07/11/97
TYSON-HOLYFIELD REPLAY TO BE SHOWN ON ABC IN AUGUST

The Mike Tyson-Evander Holyfield fight will be replayed on ABC, as it is paying $1M "for an early-August show expected to be in prime time," according to Rudy Martzke in USA TODAY. Showtime and CBS ha

Tags: ABC, CBS, Showtime, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/11/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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07/11/97
IS BOLLE FRENCH FRIED? OPERATIONS ARE MOVED TO THE U.S.

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07/11/97
OLYMPIC NEWS & NOTES: NBC LOOKS TO BRAND THE NEXT CENTURY

NBC Sports "is looking for an agency to brand and promote its ties" to the Olympic Games it will televise from 2000-2008, according to AD AGE. Contenders for the business are said to be S.F.-based Cit

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07/11/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

Today: WNBA attendance through July 9 TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY % CAPACITY Charlotte 3 25,193 8,399 8,333 101% Cleveland 4 33,644 8,411 10,647 79% Houston 5 49,684 9,937 7,996 124%

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