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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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02/13/98
MEDIA NOTES

FOX NOTES: FSWo will provide live coverage of the ''98 CONCACAF Gold Cup Championship between USA/Mexico, on Sunday at 8:00pm ET (FSWo)....Nielsen Media ranked Fox Sports as the top U.S. network for s

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/13/98
FANS LEFT BEHIND, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN DURING NHL WINTER BREAK

While the NHL''s Olympians battle in Nagano, the league has created "Winter Break" from February 7-24 to maintain the visibility of its teams and players. Each team will engage in various programs and

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

02/13/98
HORNETS' SHINN FILES SLANDER, EXTORTION SUIT AGAINST ACCUSER

Hornets Owner GEORGE SHINN "struck back Thursday, suing the woman who has accused him of sexual misconduct and claiming he''s the victim of slander and a $5 million extortion plot," according to Wrigh

Tags: New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture

02/13/98
U.S. MEN'S TEAM MEMORIZES PICK-UP LINES, BUT LOSES TO SWEDEN

Among the "Top Ten Hockey Player Pick-Up Lines," as read by members of the U.S. Olympic Men''s Hockey team: 10) "My zamboni or yours?" 8) "You''re my only chance to score more than Gretzky" 7) "I''m S

Tags: CBS, NHL, Olympics, Viacom

02/13/98
WEDNESDAY'S COVERAGE EARNS 15.3/24 AS GAMES AVERAGE 16.2/27

CBS''s Wednesday coverage of the Winter Games earned a 15.3/24 rating and the network estimates that 56 million people watched all or part of the event, according to Lisa de Moraes of the HOLLYWOOD RE

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Olympics, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/13/98
MARTIN A HOT TOPIC: PGA TOUR, USGA MAY BE TURNING HEAT DOWN

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said yesterday that Casey Martin "almost certainly" will play in a PGA Tour event this year and "probably will have at least two years" to ride a cart on the pro golf

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, Nike, Nissan, PGA Tour, SportsLine.com, USGA

02/13/98
MORE ON MARTIN: RULING RAISES QUESTIONS ON ADA AND SPORTS

The Martin ruling was the topic of last night''s "Nightline," with Mike VonFremd''s report featuring interviews with U.S. Attorney Gen. Janet Reno, U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, Golf Digest''s Mike Stachura a

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

02/13/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The NHL Blue Jackets named DOUG MACLEAN as GM (COLUMBUS DISPATCH, 2/12)....ERIC MICHAEL resigned as Communications Manager with Fox Sports Ohio and is now with Frontier Communications (THE DAILY). ...

Tags: ATP, Columbus Blue Jackets, LPGA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nike, People and Pop Culture

02/13/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

A Chicagoland and NW Indiana Chevy Dealers'' commercial featuring Michael Jordan and Muhammad Ali will debut on Thursday. In Chicago, George Lazarus reports that another "lure" is the 300,000 MJ-Ali p

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Red Wings, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

02/13/98
WOMEN'S SPORTS MARKETING CONFERENCE MARCH 19 & 20 IN NYC

Strategic Research Institute offers its second annual event for marketers to capitalize on the boom in women''s sports. Topics include corporate sponsor opportunities, media coverage, athlete endorsem

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, Classified Advertisements, Fila USA, Nike, Reebok, Walt Disney

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