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06/13/97
WASHINGTON OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ADDS PLAYERS TO ITS TEAM

The Greater Washington Exploratory Committee announced Wednesday the addition of Atlanta-based Event Partners Inc. to its group seeking to bid on the Summer Olympic Games, "which are not likely to ret

Tags: Olympics

06/13/97
ADIDAS IN THE NEWS: FORMS NEW U.S.-BASED GOLF SUBSIDIARY

adidas AG has formed adidas Golf U.S.A., Inc. to market footwear, apparel and accessories in the U.S. The company will be located in Portland, OR, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of adidas AG. Ric Lo

Tags: MLB, New York Yankees, Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals, YankeeNets

06/13/97
LALAS KICKS OFF NEW SIGNATURE SOCCER CLOTHING LINE

MLS'' Alexi Lalas has signed a licensing deal with G- Industries for a signature apparel line, according to SPORTING GOODS BUSINESS. G Industries will design, produce and distribute the "lifestyle app

Tags: MLS

06/13/97
CARL'S JR. DROPS RODMAN ADS IN WAKE OF COMMENTS

CA-based CKE Restaurants Inc. has dropped a TV spot starring Dennis Rodman for it''s Carl''s Jr. chain, according to Scott Howard-Cooper of the L.A. TIMES. While Rodman''s contract allows CKE to run t

06/13/97
MEDIA NOTES

USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke notes the 6.6 rating, or four million viewers, for HBO''s "The Life and Times of the American Basketball Association" was the cable network''s highest-rated documentary in tw

Tags: ESPN, HBO, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/13/97
U.S. OPEN NEWS: CNBC'S "POWER LUNCH" AT CONGRESSIONAL

Nike''s new Tiger Woods apparel line will include a shirt called "The Rotation," which is half black and half red to "accent Tiger''s swing," according to Nike design developer Gordon Thompson (USA TO

Tags: Callaway Golf, Nike, USGA

06/13/97
RATINGS FROM LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists of ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on FOX regional games were: NYM-CIN; TEX-KC; BAL-CHI; and FLA-COL. The numbers were gathered fro

Tags: ABC, CBS, Champ Car World Series, MLB, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, PBA, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/13/97
NBA FINES RODMAN FOR MORMON COMMENTS. HOW WILL NBC COVER IT?

Dennis Rodman was fined $50,000 by NBA Commissioner David Stern for statements made concerning the Mormon population in Salt Lake City. Stern, in a statement: "I have indicated in previous actions tha

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC

06/13/97
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: INTERNET STEALING NBA TV VIEWERS?

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll surveyed whether the Internet is "stealing viewers" of NBA games. Interviews were conducted first quarter of ''97, avid NBA fans 12+. Respondents were asked: "Compared to this

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

06/13/97
THEY'RE GOING TO GRACELAND: OILERS SAY GOODBYE TO HOUSTON

NFL Oilers Owner Bud Adams announced that the team and the Astrodome "had signed off on the club escaping its lease, freeing him to move the franchise to Tennessee," according to Oscar Dixon in USA TO

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NFL

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