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MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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06/19/97
PIRATES PART-OWNER BEAVER LOOKS TO GOPHER STATE FOR MLB TEAM

MLB Pirates part-owner Don Beaver, who is working to bring an MLB team to NC''s Triad region, said yesterday he "would explore" buying the Twins, according to Andrew Shain of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. B

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06/19/97
DEBARTOLO ENTERTAINMENT BACKS OUT OF LOUISIANA CASINO BOAT

49ers Owner EDDIE DEBARTOLO JR.''s company, DeBartolo Entertainment, "is backing out of an ambitious riverboat casino project in Louisiana," according to Scott Winokur of the S.F. EXAMINER. A DeBartol

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06/19/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In WI, 8-year-old Taryn Stewart was chosen from among 20,000 entries to play a pickup football game with the Packers as part of Shopko''s WI sponsorship of the NFL "Play Football" campaign for kids. P

Tags: ESPN, General Motors, Green Bay Packers, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Walt Disney

06/19/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NPSL Final Regular Season Attendance. TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL AVERAGE ARENA CAPACITY % CAP. St. Louis 20 181,435 9,071 19,500 46.50% Cleveland 20 160,880 8,044 12,493 64.40% Milwaukee 20 159,414

Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, NPSL, The Back of the Book

06/19/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Nets will unveil a new logo and uniform Monday (DETROIT NEWS, 6/19)....The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, which has had 10% ownership of the Blue Jays since their inception in ''76, won''t be

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Brooklyn Nets, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Blue Jays, Utah Jazz, YankeeNets

06/19/97
INTERLEAGUE PLAY: NUMBERS SAY IT'S A HIT AS MEDIA VARIES

MLB''s first week of interleague play saw a league-wide average attendance increase of 35.3%. See #10 for full attendance numbers (THE DAILY). The Mets-Yankees series at Yankee Stadium drew 168,719 ov

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/19/97
OAKLEY LOOKS TO XCEL IN FACE SHIELD FIELD

CA-based Oakley has acquired One Xcel, which designs and markets protective face shields for sports helmets. One Xcel''s optical shield is officially endorsed by the NHL and NFL. Oakley intends to rel

Tags: NFL, NHL, Oakley

06/19/97
ONE MORE CROSSOVER FOR ISIAH? RAPTORS VP EYES NFL IN TORONTO

Raptors VP Isiah Thomas, currently attempting to buy controlling interest in the Raptors, "has also approached" Sun Media CEO Paul Godfrey "about the possibility of becoming involved with the group at

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NFL, Toronto Raptors

06/19/97
HUIZENGA DISCUSSES REPUBLIC INDUSTRIES ON "MONEYLINE"

Republic Industries Chair & Co-CEO WAYNE HUIZENGA was the guest on "Moneyline" with Lou Dobbs last night. Huizenga, on making Republic a global company: "We want to be a global company. ... We are in

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06/18/97
SENATE COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER JOINT ANTITRUST PROPOSAL

MLBPA Exec Dir Donald Fehr told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday that MLB owners and the MLBPA "tentatively" have agreed on proposed legislation that would "limit" the owners'' exemption

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