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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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10/09/98
FINANCE NOTES

SLM Int''l, the company that makes CCM hockey equipment, has agreed to buy Sports Holdings Corp. (SHC), creating a $200M sports equipment company. SHC, a hockey equipment marketer in Scandinavia and c

Tags: Finance, PepsiCo

10/09/98
TWO ALL-BEEF SLUGGERS, SPECIAL SOSA, MAC AND CHEESE

Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa will appear in McDonald''s latest national TV ad campaign for the Big Mac, according to the AP. Both McGwire and Sosa have appeared in local campaigns for McDonald''s, but

Tags: McDonalds, MLB

10/09/98
TORONTO STAR REPORTS NHL HAD "FINAL LOOK" AT CBC'S "ICE AGE"

The NHL "was given the right to censor" the CBC documentary, "The New Ice Age -- A Year In the Life of the NHL," according to Chris Zelkovich of the TORONTO STAR. Sources say that the CBC, an NHL TV p

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., NHL, Media

10/09/98
THE UMPIRES STRIKE BACK? KNIGHT AND PHILLIPS SPAR ON ESPN

After the controversial ruling in the ALCS Game Two on Wednesday night, last night''s "SportsCenter" examined the state of umpiring in sports in its "Cover Story." Afterward, ESPN''s Bob Ley led a dis

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

10/09/98
PENSKE MOTORSPORTS' NAZARETH SPEEDWAY SEEKS PR MANAGER

Nazareth Speedway, a Penske Motorsports owned facility, is looking for a self-starter with previous sports info/ promotion experience. Auto racing is America''s fastest- growing sport. Nazareth Speedw

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Classified Advertisements, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR

10/09/98
FIGHTING IRISH MORE APPEALING TO ABC THAN TOP-TEN MATCHUP

ABC Sports will air Saturday''s No. 22 Notre Dame (ND) vs. unranked AZ State Univ. (ASU) game to 43% of the U.S, rather than the No. 3 UCLA vs. No. 10 Univ. of AZ (UA) game, which "has irked" UA suppo

Tags: ABC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

10/08/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RAWLINGS MOVES: STAN MORRISON will head Rawlings'' Sales & Marketing departments, taking over the duties of RANDY BLACK, who had been in charge of marketing since the company went public four years ag

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, People and Pop Culture

10/08/98
FACILITY NOTES

The Packers will be the first NFL team to install new energy-efficient lighting and other equipment as part of a state program and a EPA energy efficient program (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 10/8)....

Tags: Facilities, Green Bay Packers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NFL

10/08/98
LITTLE HOPE FOR PROGRESS AS NBA AND NBPA MEET TODAY

Neither the NBA nor the NBPA "expects to make much headway toward the signing of a new labor agreement" as the sides meet today for the first time since August 6, according to Mike Wise of the N.Y. TI

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia 76ers, Walt Disney

10/08/98
CITY, COUNTY AND SMG ALL FILE SUIT AGAINST PENGUINS' MARINO

Penguins co-Owner Roger Marino is being sued by SMG and the Public Auditorium Authority (PAA), the city-county agency which owns the Civic Arena, "accusing him of holding secret talks" with officials

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

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