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SURVEY SUPPORTS NEW FENWAY AS RED SOX TAKE STEPS FORWARD

A new survey suggests MA voters "have far more affection" for the Red Sox than for the Patriots, and are "more willing" to use taxpayer dollars to help the baseball team build a new ballpark, accordin

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities, New England Patriots

05/14/99
MARKETING ACROSS THE GREAT DIVIDE: IMS REVAMPS EFFORT

In an effort to "revitalize the buildup" to the Indy 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) has "boosted" ad spending 2,000% from ''98, to about $10M this year, is airing ads by Wieden & Kennedy and i

Tags: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Wieden Kennedy

05/14/99
DEAL WITH POLLIN LETS LEONSIS GROUP INCREASE MINORITY SHARES

The $200M deal that AOL Studios President Ted Leonsis'' group reached with Abe Pollin for the Capitals and minority shares in the Wizards and MCI Center "allows [it] to strike other deals that could e

Tags: Franchises, Time Warner, Washington Capitals

05/14/99
ON THE ICE: FOX'S NHL RATING UP; HUB/MOTOR CITY HIT HIGHS

Fox Sports scored a 2.0/6 national rating for last Sunday''s regional coverage of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which is up 25% over the 1.6 for the same playoff weekend last year. Fox''s playoff average

Tags: Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche, Detroit Red Wings, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Pittsburgh Penguins, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs, UPN

05/14/99
BOSTON MAGAZINE LISTS TOP 100 POWER BROKERS IN BEANTOWN

BOSTON MAGAZINE ranks "The 100 Most Powerful People In Boston." No. 38 is Red Sox CEO JOHN HARRINGTON, who "will probably hold on to the Sox until the team is pried from his cold hands. And why not?"

Tags: Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

05/14/99
ANALYZE THIS: LEMIEUX HIRES HELP FOR PENS' REFINANCING PLAN

Mario Lemieux, in a move "heralded" by supporters of his efforts to keep the Penguins in Pittsburgh, hired "well- regarded" N.Y.-based Zolfo Cooper analyst Leonard LoBiondo yesterday to work on his re

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05/14/99
SALES OF BRUINS GEAR WOULD BE GOLDEN, IF IT WAS AVAILABLE

Although Bruins jerseys "have flown off" shelves during the playoffs, the FleetCenter Pro Shop and other retailers say that they "might have sold more" Bruins gear, "were it not for the recent failure

Tags: Boston Bruins, NHL

05/14/99
MLB NOTES: ORIOLES LOSSES MOUNTING ON AND OFF THE FIELD

Orioles Owner Peter Angelos said that the team "will lose about" $10M this season, "but emphasized the losses won''t alter the club''s operating philosophy," according to Richard Justice of the WASHIN

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Comcast-Spectacor, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays

05/14/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Wilson Sporting Goods President Jim Baugh, on the late Gene Sarazen, who spent 76 years as a spokesperson for the company: "Gene was perhaps the most valuable spokesman we could have" (USA TODAY, 5/14

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