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05/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICHAEL SILVER, the co-author of DENNIS RODMAN''s book "Walk on the Wild Side," answered Rodman''s charge of Silver "taking too much creative license" with the book. Silver, on Rodman: "One thing I''v

Tags: Minnesota Wild, People and Pop Culture

05/12/97
GOLF BROADCAST NETWORK HOUSEHOLD RATING TRENDS

Data from BJK&E Media on overall golf ratings from ''92- 96. There were 114 telecasts in ''92; 128 in ''93; 116 in ''94; 122 in ''95; and 119 in ''96 (THE DAILY). ''92 ''93 ''94 ''95 ''96 Final Golf R

Tags: The Back of the Book

05/12/97
GARDEN MUST TAP REVENUE SOURCES TO PAY OFF DEBT

MSG must "fill the arena and the Theater, create new business and raise ticket prices enough to generate the money required to repay $850 million in debt," approximately $200M remaining from ITT/Cable

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks

05/12/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Lawyers for Tiger Woods said a medal commemorating his Masters victory is an unauthorized use of his image and said they may sue. Franklin Mint ran a half-page ad in Friday''s N.Y. Times and said its

Tags: IMG, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, NBA, Reebok, Washington Nationals

05/12/97
DO POLL RESULTS OFFER DIM PROSPECTS FOR 49ERS' STADIUM DEAL?

Opponents of the 49ers'' stadium plan said that a poll they conducted before stadium campaign manager Jack Davis'' "infamous" birthday party "showed voters soundly rejecting" the proposed $525M stadiu

Tags: Facilities, San Francisco 49ers

05/12/97
NHL PUTS EXPANSION APPLICANTS ON HOLD, FOR NOW

The NHL''s Expansion Committee met in New York on Friday to discuss the six active applications for expansion. In a statement following the meeting, Senior VP & Chief Legal Officer William Daly: "We m

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

05/12/97
NFL EXEC RUMORED TO BE PART OF CFL COMMISSIONER MIX

A CFL source said that the NFL''s Senior Dir of Int''l Marketing, Gordon Smeaton, is under "serious consideration" for the post of CFL Commissioner, according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

05/12/97
NIKE TAKES SHOTS AT THE BIG THREE OVER TV SPOT

Nike is "criticizing" NBC, ABC and CBS for "rejecting an ad in which Nike criticizes the Big 3 broadcast TV networks," according to Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. Nike has "denied it was deliberately trying t

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

05/12/97
MLB NEWS & NOTES: MLB HIRES COMPANY TO SEARCH FOR COMMISH

MLB''s Executive Council has selected the executive search firm of Heidrick and Struggles to conduct MLB''s search for a commissioner. Heidrick and Struggles helped the NFL land Paul Tagliabue as its

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, Cablevision, Chicago White Sox, HBO, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, MLB, New York Yankees, NFL, Reebok, Time Warner, Washington Nationals, YankeeNets

05/12/97
VISUAL EDGE'S GREG NORMAN ONE-ON-ONE INKS DEAL WITH CADILLAC

FL-based Visual Edge Systems reached an agreement in principle with the Cadillac Motor Car division of General Motors. The deal grants Cadillac the exclusive U.S. dealer showroom rights to Visual Edge

Tags: General Motors

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