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06/12/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Coliseum (Edmonton) Management Inc. Operations Manager DAN CRAIG will join the NHL''s Hockey Operations Department effective September 1. Craig will be responsible for working with each NHL building t

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, NHL, People and Pop Culture

06/12/97
WALL STREET JOURNAL SAYS WNBA "AIMING STRAIGHT FOR THE FACE"

The WNBA is profiled in a front-page feature this morning by Roger Thurow in the WALL STREET JOURNAL under the header, "Full Court Press. Women''s NBA Pins Hopes On Clean Play And Hard Marketing." Thu

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, WNBA

06/12/97
LONG REPORTED REEBOK-WNBA DEAL OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCED

Reebok and the WNBA have officially signed a multi-year marketing deal beginning this month, making Reebok an official footwear supplier to the WNBA. Reebok will market its on-court footwear presence

Tags: Cablevision, NBA, NBC, New York Liberty, Reebok, WNBA

06/12/97
L.A. SPORTS STUDY SHOWS $800M ECONOMIC IMPACT

An economic impact report released by the L.A. Sports Council and the L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce showed that in ''96, the sports industry in L.A. generated over $800M in revenues, which translates

Tags: NFL, Nissan, Sports in Society

06/12/97
TURNSTILE TRACKER: GERMANY LOVES ITS AMERICAN FOOTBALL

The following are the attendance figures through June 12 for the World League. The ''97 figures are compared to the final ''96 season attendance (THE DAILY). ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE ''96 FINAL NUMBERS DATES

Tags: The Back of the Book

06/12/97
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: SI TO PUBLISH RED WINGS' SPECIAL EDITION

SportsChannel FL announced that Jacor Communication''s WDAE-1250 AM will be the Lightning''s flagship radio station (Lightning). The RSN also introduced Sarasota''s WSPB-AM and Venice''s WAMR-AM as af

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Sports Illustrated, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning, Time Warner, WNBA

06/12/97
ICE TIME: FINAL '96-97 STANLEY CUP RATINGS

The following lists final ratings for the ''97 Stanley Cup between the Flyers-Red Wings on Fox and ESPN (NHL). GM NET DATE RAT GM NET DATE RAT 1 FOX SAT. 5/31 4 3 ESPN THU. 6/5 3.7 2 ESPN TUE. 6/3 4.4

Tags: CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, New York Islanders, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/12/97
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Michael Starr writes, "NBC is hoping to improve on last year''s U.S. Open ratings" which averaged a 3.6/12 over four days. In ''95 the network averaged a 5.0/17 over two days. According to pu

Tags: American Skiing Co., CBS, NBA, NBC, Media, Viacom

06/12/97
NBA REVIEWING RODMAN COMMENTS AS MEDIA QUESTIONS THE DELAY

NBA Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik issued a statement regarding Dennis Rodman''s comments on the Mormon community in Utah. Granik: "We have the matter under review and, if the statements are as repor

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, Miami Heat, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/12/97
TWINS' POHLAD GETS MAJOR LEAGUE BACKING ON BALLPARK ISSUE

"Three powerful members" of MLB''s Exec Council said that Twins Owner Carl Pohlad, "or any Twins owner ... can''t survive in the Metrodome and that without a new stadium the Twins could be expected to

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Mets

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