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NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol will not attend the Nagano Games (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 2/4)....Dir of the IOC''s Drug Testing Laboratory Dr. Makoto Ueki said that "he expects some hockey players to be b

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02/04/98
BANDAI SAYING GOODBYE TO MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER SPONSORSHIP?

MLS is "looking to revamp or retire its toy licensing pact with Bandai America following an unsuccessful product launch last year," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. Bandai "is said to have scuttled

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02/03/98
OLYMPIC NOTES

The WALL STREET JOURNAL''s Johannes & Shirouzu report on the marketing around the Olympics between TOP sponsor Eastman Kodak and Japan''s Fuji film. Kodak is "trucking in film to Nagano" to bypass "di

Tags: Eastman Kodak, IOC, NHL, Olympics, Sports Illustrated, USOC

02/03/98
SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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Tags: ECHL, The Back of the Book

02/03/98
NFL NEWS & NOTES: THE BEACH PARTY CONTINUES FOR PRO BOWLERS

HI Gov. Ben Cayetano formally announced a deal with the NFL that will keep the Pro Bowl in Hawaii through 2001, according to Paul Arnett of the HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN. Cayetano said the game generates

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/03/98
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL AND HBO PRESENT SPORTS LAW CONFERENCE

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Tags: Classified Advertisements, New York Mets, NHL, Oakland Athletics

02/03/98
MLB NOTES: WATSON RESIGNS AS YANKEES GM; METS IN DOMINICAN

Bob Watson "has agreed to resign from the Yankees, apparently tired of his role as George Steinbrenner''s often powerless general manager," according to Buster Olney of the N.Y. TIMES. Watson may purs

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, Franchises, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Orlando Magic, Pittsburgh Pirates, RDV Sports, San Diego Padres, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

02/03/98
MLB KEEPS "WHAT A GAME" TAG, BUT LEAVES ROOM FOR FLEXIBILITY

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Tags: MasterCard, MLB, PepsiCo

02/03/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

Lamar Hunt filed a lawsuit Friday in New York that asks the State Supreme Court to keep the NHL from awarding its Columbus, OH, expansion team to a group led by Worthington Industries founder John McC

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Phoenix Mercury

02/03/98
IHL BLADES SEEKING SENIOR VP/BUSINESS OPERATIONS

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