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06/18/97
ESPN NEWS & NOTES: IN NAME ONLY, ESPN LOSES "CREATIVE" EDGE

ESPN-owned Creative Sports, a TV sports marketing, syndication and production company, has changed its name to ESPN Regional Television. ESPN Regional Television''s on-air logo will appear as "ESPN+Pl

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., ESPN, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

06/18/97
STADIUM NOTES

The Int''l Cricket Council and Walt Disney World "agreed in principal" for an int''l series at Disney''s Wide World of Sports starting in September ''98 (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 6/18). ...The L.A. Arena Co.

Tags: Facilities, Walt Disney

06/18/97
MEDIA NOTES

SI Presents has published a special issue commemorating the Bulls'' ''97 Championship and 400,000 copies at $5.95 hit retail yesterday (SI)....The N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Eric Mink notes that Lifetime''s on

Tags: Chicago Bulls, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

06/18/97
VOLLEYBALL NEWS & NOTES: SAM GOODY SIGNS ON AS AVP SPONSOR

Sam Goody, the national music store chain owned by Musicland Stores Corp., will be the official music sponsor of the ''97 Miller Lite AVP Men''s Pro Beach Volleyball Tour (AD AGE, 6/18)....In its week

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Nike

06/18/97
IT'S MILLER TIME ON FOX AS THE TWO SIDES CLOSE IN ON DEAL

Miller Brewing Co. "is close to a major pact" with Fox where it would spend $250-300M on the network''s prime-time and sports programming over the next four years, according to Chuck Ross of AD AGE. A

Tags: MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL

06/18/97
EARLY RETURNS HAVE 'HAWKS STADIUM BID LOOKING LIKE A WINNER

The AP is reporting that the Seahawks stadium proposal is leading 699,239-681,389 in a statewide referendum. Potential team Owner Paul Allen: "Our projections show us ahead and the trend is positive.

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

06/18/97
AD AGE NEWS & NOTES: OSCAR MAYER NO LONGER BOWLED OVER

Oscar Mayer Foods is "taking a pass on next year''s Super Bowl halftime event as the showcase for its estimated $50 million ''Talent Search,''" according to Pollack & Arndorfer of AD AGE. Last year, O

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NFL, Nike, Walt Disney

06/18/97
NEW JORDAN GOLF FACILITY SET TO TEE OFF IN SPRING '98

Michael Jordan Golf Co. officials "expect to open their second practice facility in the nation in Charlotte next April," according to Vance Cariaga of the BUSINESS JOURNAL OF CHARLOTTE. The group has

Tags: Nike

06/17/97
HURRICANES UNLEASH NEW LOGO, SETTLE CLAIM ON TEAM NAME

The Carolina Hurricanes unveiled their team logo yesterday, a "flashy version" of the symbol seen on radar maps when a hurricane is approaching, with a puck at the eye of the storm surrounded by red,

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, NHL

06/17/97
IRL DROPS USAC AFTER INDY AND TEXAS SPEEDWAY SNAFUS

The Indy Racing League (IRL) announced it will assume the sanctioning and officiating responsibilities for all of its races, beginning with the Samsonite 200 in Colorado Springs, CO on June 29. The IR

Tags: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

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