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06/17/97
HEAT MAY BE LOOKING ELSEWHERE AS ARENA LAND LEASE REJECTED

Metro-Dade Mayor Alex Penelas yesterday "rejected most of" Miami''s terms to lease 59 acres of waterfront land to the county and asked County Manager Armando Vidal to "scout other sites" for a new Hea

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

06/17/97
EAT, DRINK, SLEEP SPORTS BUSINESS: STAFF WRITER WANTED

THE DAILY has an opening for an entry-level staff writer at its South Norwalk, CT, office. Candidates should possess solid writing skills, have an excellent knowledge of the sports industry and be a s

Tags: Classified Advertisements

06/17/97
BORNSTEIN'S REMARKS ON MURDOCH DRAW RESPONSE FROM FOX

Criticism of News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch by ABC Sports/ESPN President Steve Bornstein on ABC''s "Nightline" last Thursday night "was unexpected," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. I

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

06/17/97
HOME RUN OR STRIKE OUT? INTERLEAGUE RATINGS EXAMINED

MLB''s interleague games on Fox on Saturday earned a 3.8 overnight rating for four games, which was 9% higher than the 3.5 rating for games aired on the comparable weekend in ''96, according to Rudy M

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Bulls, Kansas City Royals, Madison Square Garden, MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Utah Jazz

06/17/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Shares of Fila Holding fell $4.50, or 12% on the NYSE, to $32.875 yesterday on news the company will "fall short of analysts'' expectations" for second-quarter results (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 6/17)....I

Tags: CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, Converse, Fila USA, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Viacom

06/17/97
LEAFS CONTINUE ARENA PLANNING AS RAPTORS' SALE MOVES AHEAD

Architects from K.C.-based HOK Sports are in Toronto interviewing local firms to find a partner in the new Maple Leaf Gardens, though the city "won''t support the proposal unless the Raptors are part

Tags: Facilities, HOK Sports, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Raptors

06/17/97
GOLF NEWS & NOTES: EASTWOOD FEELS LUCKY WITH GOLF CLOTHING

Clint Eastwood is starting a new golf apparel company called Tehama, according to Lynn Henning in GOLFWEEK. Eastwood will partner in the venture with Sport-Haley founder Nancy Haley and Mark Werts, ow

Tags: IMG, PGA Tour, Washington Nationals

06/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CHARLIE LYONS, CEO of Nuggets/Avalanche parent Ascent Entertainment, received a $164,039 pay raise and $75,000 bonus in ''96, bringing his base salary to $500,000. Nuggets President ELLEN ROBINSON ear

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, NBC, New England Patriots, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/17/97
U.S. OPEN WEEKEND OVERNIGHT RATINGS: SUNDAY EARNS 7.6/21

Preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing for 37 markets for NBC''s coverage of the U.S. Open Saturday and Sunday. Since these are preliminary overnights, numbers may not match media

Tags: NBC, Nielsen, Media

06/17/97
INTERLEAGUE ATTENDANCE BOOST GIVES MLB NEEDED PR BOOST

MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig, on interleague play: "It''s been a huge success. ... It hasn''t surprised me. It was such a natural. The only question is ''what took you so long?'' Interleague play

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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