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Prosecutors and attorneys for Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...
KGO-AM "fended off a sizable bid" from KFRC-AM yesterday and signed a new radio rights deal with the 49ers, retaining the team''s rights which it has held for the past 11 years, reports Susan Slusser
Edmonton''s local business group trying to buy the Oilers are "perhaps 24 hours away from reaching the minimum cash stockpile needed to keep the team," according to Bernard Pilon of the EDMONTON SUN.
USC will host the ''98 Pigskin Classic, featuring USC against Purdue at the L.A. Coliseum. The game will be aired August 30 on ABC (NACDA)....ESPN''s "Baseball Tonight" will kick off its ninth season
Sponsorship in Auto Racing Conference -- May 12 & 13, Charlotte Motor Speedway. Strategic Research Institute offers its second conference for sponsors, team owners and industry executives to learn how
While Times Mirror Magazines (TMM) acquired InterZine Productions, owner of THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY, on Monday, "word is" THE DAILY "will be quickly re-sold," according to Michael Shain of the N.Y.
SkyDome execs are "frantically trying to come up with ways of remarketing their facility and keeping their customers," according to sources of Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. As the leases for
The Penguins have "yanked" their broadcast rights from Fox Sports Pittsburgh [FSP], citing a three-year "breach of contract that is believed to have cost the franchise millions of dollars," according
New York investment banker Michael Largue, who has expressed an interest in the NHL Oilers, "firmly denied yesterday numerous media suggestions that he''s a fraud," according to Bart Johnson of the ED
Russell Athletic "will not seek an extension of its licensing deals with the NHL and NFL" when they expire next month, according to a report in SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS. Russell''s NBA deal ended last
The relationship between Orioles Owner PETER ANGELOS and MD Stadium Authority (MSA) Chair JOHN MOAG is examined by Stephen Fehr in a front-page feature in the WASHINGTON POST. In "happier times," Ange