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GRANIK ON USAB/NBA RELATIONSHIP; STERN KEEPS EYE ON CBS

NBA Commissioner David Stern said the NBPA has distorted the league''s relationship with USA Basketball (USAB) as a "rallying" point for its players, according to Scott Soshnick of BLOOMBERG NEWS. NBP

Tags: CBS, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Viacom

07/29/98
POSSIBLE LAY-OVERS AT AIR CANADA CENTRE? AFL AND WNBA

Maple Leafs Sport & Entertainment VP/Business Development Brian Cooper is in talks with the AFL, "which is determined to expand soon to Canada," according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. AF

Tags: AFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, WNBA

07/29/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Advantage Int''l announced the opening of its Chicago office, which will be managed by Jonathan Press, who has been with the company for eight years. Advantage also named Lucy Strong as Senior Account

Tags: LPGA, NFL, PGA Tour

07/29/98
MARRIOTT GETS PATRIOTIC IN DEAL WITH AMERICAN SKIING CO.

American Skiing Co. (ASC) and Marriott Vacation Club Int''l (MVCI) will develop luxury vacation ownership properties at five alpine resorts owned by ASC. As part of the deal, MVCI, a subsidiary of Mar

Tags: American Skiing Co., Finance, Marriott

07/29/98
MEDIA NOTES

CABLE NEWS: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R- MS) warned the cable industry yesterday in a Senate hearing to "hold prices in check or the government may change its mind about the deregulation

Tags: Cablevision, LPGA, Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

07/29/98
ABC DEFENDS COVERAGE, OR NON-COVERAGE, OF U.S. 500 TRAGEDIES

West Coast viewers of Sunday''s U.S. 500 on ABC "had to wait three hours longer than the rest of the country to learn that the spectators injured in a crash during the race had died," according to Sco

Tags: ABC, Media, Walt Disney

07/29/98
ASCENT'S PROFITS IN DESCENT; TEAM'S LOSS HURTS BOTTOM LINE

The Avalanche''s "early exit" from the NHL playoffs and the "absence of a boffo box-office film like last year''s ''Air Force One''" contributed to Ascent Entertainment Group Inc.''s posting a second-

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Franchises, NHL

07/29/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

TEAM ADVERTISING AND COMMUNICATIONS: The Lightning''s new off-season ad campaign will feature the tag, "No More Excuses, It''s Time To Just Shut Up And Play Hockey." The campaign, created by the team

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, DC United, Franchises, MLB, NCAA, New York Yankees, Palace Sports & Entertainment, PepsiCo, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay Rays, YankeeNets

07/29/98
WHILE GOODWILL NUMBERS UP ON TBS, CBS SEES DROP OFF FROM '94

As the Goodwill Games entered its second week yesterday, TBS''s ratings "remained well above" those for the ''94 Games, but CBS''s weekend numbers "were significantly lower than four years ago," accor

Tags: ABC, CBS, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/28/98
JERRY-PICKER: IS REINSDORF RUFFLING RADIO PLANS OF ESPN?

In Chicago, negotiations for the sale of Chancellor Media''s WMVP-AM to ESPN "have hit a major league impasse, raising the specter that talks ... may be breaking down," according to Jim Kirk of the CH

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, NBA, Media, Walt Disney

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