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NFL TV NOTES: NBC generated $75M for its commercial time that ran during its Super Bowl broadcast. Agency execs also "estimate that NBC grossed another" $20-25M from 67 pre- and post-game ads (BROADCA

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02/03/98
HERSHEY'S NOT ABOUT TO KISS AWAY NFL FIELD GOAL PROMOTION

PA-based Hershey Foods Corp. said it''s happy with its $1 Million Kick Challenge and "doesn''t plan to make it more difficult after the second contestant in three years won the grand prize" at Sunday'

02/03/98
WOMEN'S SPORTS: NEW HOCKEY LEAGUE SHARPENS ITS FOCUS

The Women''s Professional Hockey League, set to begin play in November, has narrowed its list of teams to five sites in New England and Canada. In Boston, Barbara Huebner reported that "among the venu

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, WNBA

02/03/98
AFTER GLOOMY FINANCIALS, REEBOK HINTS AT CHANGE IN TACTICS

Reebok Int''l, citing "difficult industry conditions," said it will take a pretax restructuring charge of $25M to $35M in the current quarter, according to Jon Auerbach of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Ree

Tags: Finance, Reebok

02/03/98
CBS EXTENDS SEC DEAL THROUGH 2008, REPORTEDLY AT $40M PER

CBS Sports has reached a multi-year contract extension with the SEC to broadcast its football and men''s and women''s basketball games (CBS Sports). USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke reports that the extensio

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

02/03/98
BRANDWEEK REPORTS TIMES MIRROR SET TO BUY INTERZINE

According to Bernhard Warner in the current issue of BRANDWEEK, Times Mirror "has agreed to acquire InterZine Productions for approximately $8 million" and a formal "announcement was expected to be ma

Tags: Media

02/02/98
VISA TO GET POSTAL PLUGS FOR U.S. CYCLING TEAM SPONSORSHIP

Visa has signed a sponsorship agreement with the U.S. Cycling team "that gets its brand on the team''s jerseys and, more importantly, gets it the rights to do more promotions with the team''s other co

Tags: Visa

02/02/98
THE BEHEMOTH IN BRISTOL: ESPN'S SCORES WITH ITS ATTITUDE

ESPN was profiled by Mark Jurkowitz in the BOSTON GLOBE MAGAZINE under the header, "At The Top Of Their Game." ESPN "is a media monster, reaching 73 million homes and headlining a sports empire that e

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

02/02/98
TRIPLE-A WORLD SERIES LOOKS FOR NEUTRAL SITE AND TV DEAL

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

02/02/98
L.A. CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS TO HOLDEN: YOU'RE ON YOUR OWN

Six members of the L.A. City Council on Friday "joined in a motion calling for a legal review to ensure that" Council member Nate Holden''s "quixotic quest" to bring the Raiders back to L.A. doesn''t

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