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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

Our latest news feed will be delivered directly to your in-box every Saturday morning. SportsBusiness Saturday will provide insight into the week that was, show you what’s trending in the industry and provide links to our most-read stories of the week across SportsBusiness Daily/Journal/Global. It w...

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FINAL NAPBL ATTENDANCE: MINOR LEAGUES SEE 2% GAIN FROM '97

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Tags: The Back of the Book

10/20/98
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS SEEK CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP EXECUTIVE

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10/20/98
COOKE ESTATE STARTS SEARCH FOR POTENTIAL BUYERS FOR REDSKINS

The Jack Kent Cooke Estate "has identified a list of potential buyers" for the Redskins and last week began "distributing to them key financial information," according to Thomas Heath of the WASHINGTO

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Washington Redskins

10/19/98
A MUST-READ: N.Y. TIMES MAGAZINES' ALL-SPORTS ISSUE

Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES MAGAZINE featured a special issue called "Bizball," devoted solely to the sports industry. The issue came with four separate covers -- since the "sports industry is coming at us f

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/19/98
S.F. CHRONICLE REPORTS THAT 49ERS STADIUM PROPOSAL A GO

Interim 49ers President Larry Thrailkill and S.F. Mayor Willie Brown "plan to announce this week that they finally have a development team for the long-stalled stadium project," according to Matier &

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10/19/98
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: CBS, Cleveland Browns, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom

10/19/98
THE LITTLE GENERAL: "FLUTIE FLAKES" TALK OF SUNDAY MORNING

On CBS''s "NFL Today," Greg Gumbel reported that Bills QB Doug Flutie is the "hottest thing in [Buffalo], and so are [his cereal] `Flutie Flakes.'' You can''t find them anywhere in the store." CBS fea

Tags: Buffalo Bills, CBS, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Viacom

10/19/98
BY THE SKIN OF HIS TEETH? MIKE TYSON HEARING TODAY

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10/19/98
SPORTSLINE PAYS $1M FOR NAME RIGHTS; LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

SportsLine USA "agreed to pay" $1M to Weatherline, a U.S. provider of weather and sports information reports by telephone, to "end a trademark infringement lawsuit," according to L.A. Lorek of the Ft.

Tags: CBS, ESPN, MLB, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/19/98
UNLOCKING THE LOCKOUT: HOW MARKETERS WORK THROUGH STOPPAGE

Due to the NBA lockout, Fila has "killed" all TV ad plans around the introduction of its new $90 Grant Hill 5 shoe, according to USA TODAY''s Bruce Horovitz. Fila Senior VP/Advertising Howe Burch said

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