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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 01 / 14

The HOUSTON CHRONICLE's John McClain writes of Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and Texans Owner Bob McNair , "They have different personalities and management styles, but both are passionate about football and the NFL. They're respected voices who serve on league committees and believe they should do ...

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CFL'S FUN POLICE: WEAR STARTER OR ADIDAS OR ELSE BE REMOVED!

CFL President Jeff Giles "is threatening to have players and coaches forcibly removed from games if they continue to wear Nike products" during league action, according to Marty York of the Toronto GL

Tags: CFL, Nike, Washington Nationals

07/10/98
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY SPORTS MARKETING ACADEMY JULY 20-23

The University of Kentucky Sports Marketing Academy will be held July 20-23 in Lexington. The Academy, a unique public-private partnership by education, the College of Business and the Athletic Depart

Tags: CBS, Classified Advertisements, GTE, Nike, Viacom, WNBA

07/10/98
DEAR MR. FANTASY, I'M FEELING BLUE: CONGRESS TO BAN GAMES?

Players and providers of fantasy sports games "fear legislation they say would make it illegal to play ball on the Internet," according to Jeff Niese of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. Some fear that a

Tags: Media

07/10/98
ESPN CHILTON: GRIFFEY FANS YOUNGER THAN THE AVERAGE MLB FAN

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll interviewed 1,628 MLB fans who named Ken Griffey Jr. as their favorite baseball player (interviews from January ''97-May ''98). The following compares fans who said Griffey is

Tags: ESPN, MLB, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

07/10/98
THE HUNTER AND THE HUNTED: NBPA MEETS WITH WNBA TEAMS

NBPA officials "are meeting with WNBA teams to try to persuade them to join forces and form a players association that would negotiate their contracts with the NBA," according to Athelia Knight of the

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, New York Liberty, Palace Sports & Entertainment, WNBA

07/10/98
TEAM DEALS: RAPTORS RAP UP THE FAN; LEARNING TO FLY ON UPN

The Raptors are switching radio stations after signing a three-year deal with Canada''s all-sports station The Fan, according to Chris Zelkovich of the TORONTO STAR. The deal comes "even though" CFRB-

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Philadelphia Flyers, Media, Toronto Raptors, UPN

07/10/98
WHAT A METS! NEWSDAY WRITER WANTS POST WRITER DISCIPLINED

Marty Noble, the Mets'' beat writer for Newsday, has sent a letter to the Baseball Writers Association (BBWAA) alleging that N.Y. Post baseball columnist Joel Sherman "threatened Mets GM Steve Phillip

Tags: New York Mets, Media

07/10/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The ECHL Trenton Titans appointed RICHARD LISK VP/Sales & Marketing. Lisk will assist in the development and implementation of the marketing plan to introduce the team and the league to the Trenton ar

Tags: And 1, Converse, ECHL, Foot Locker/Venator Group, People and Pop Culture, Tennessee Titans

07/10/98
SLOC SETS JOKLIK PAY; USOC HITS 73% OF AD SALES GOAL

The SLOC set President Frank Joklik''s salary at $280,000 annually, "roughly" $50,000 a year less than paid to former SLOC President Tom Welch, according to Mike Gorrell of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. No b

Tags: Olympics, SLOC, USOC

07/10/98
BRONX'S FERNANDO FERRER HAS PLAN TO KEEP YANKEES IN BOROUGH

Bronx Borough President Fernando Ferrer wants the city of N.Y. to "guarantee" three million admissions a year at Yankee Stadium, and he "is proposing the city buy any tickets needed" to reach that mar

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

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