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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

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GOLF DIGEST LISTS ITS 36 MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE FOR '98

GOLF DIGEST lists its 36 Most Powerful People in Golf for ''98 in its January issue. GOLF DIGEST''s Jerry Tarde writes "these 36 fellas get their phone calls returned, and they have no trouble procuri

Tags: Callaway Golf, Acushnet, IMG, IOC, LPGA, NBC, Nike, PGA Tour, The Back of the Book, USGA

12/18/97
OUI, MONSIEUR: NBC INKS EXTENSION TO STADE AT ROLAND GARROS

NBC has reached a new multi-year deal to continue its coverage of the French Open tennis championships. The new contract takes effect this May, when NBC will carry 17 hours of coverage over two weeken

Tags: NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media

12/18/97
THE AVP'S FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT, IT SIGNED ON FOR SOME SHADES

The AVP announced that FL-based Ocean Waves Sunglasses has signed an exclusive five-year, seven-figure deal that will tie up the sunglasses category through 2002. Ocean Waves'' sponsorship will involv

12/18/97
FOX SPORTS NEWS REPORTS STERN IN TALKS WITH COCHRAN

NBA Commissioner David Stern "has met several times this week" with Latrell Sprewell''s attorney Johnnie Cochran, according to John Walls of "Fox Sports News." Walls added that Stern "hopes to find a

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated

12/18/97
MEDIA NOTES

In San Diego, Fritz Quindt reported that the Chargers have signed a one-year deal with KFMB-FM making it their flagship radio station, "officially ending an 11-year run on" XTRA-AM. Although terms we

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Denver Broncos, ESPN, LPGA, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres, San Francisco 49ers, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

12/18/97
WOMEN'S SPORTS FOUNDATION SEEKS DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

National non-profit seeks Dir of PR with 3 to 5 years experience. Responsibilities include internal and external communications of the Foundation; schedule interviews; assists in creating pro-active f

Tags: Classified Advertisements

12/18/97
SNOWBOARD KING JAKE BURTON FEATURED IN BOSTON GLOBE

Burton Snowboards Founder & President JAKE BURTON is profiled by Tony Chamberlain in the BOSTON GLOBE. Burton, "whose very name is synonymous with snowboarding, does not even claim to be a visionary.

Tags: People and Pop Culture

12/18/97
LEAGUE NOTES

In St. Paul, Charley Walters writes the "latest word" is the NFL "will try to assist" Vikings President Roger Headrick "in acquiring financing" to become the team''s 30% managing partner (PIONEER PRES

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, WNBA

12/18/97
ARMATO GETS A LAUGH FROM RUMORS OF REEBOK DROPPING SHAQ

Management Plus'' Leonard Armato, agent for Shaquille O''Neal, described a published report that Reebok might be dropping O''Neal as, "funny, considering he''s one of the most well-known icons in the

Tags: Reebok, WNBA

12/18/97
FLYERS SHOW LINDROS SOME MONEY, BUT "NEITHER SIDE IS HAPPY"

Flyers C Eric Lindros signed a contract extension Wednesday, "further setting $8.5 million and shorter-term contracts as benchmarks for elite NHL players," according to USA TODAY''s Mike Brehm. Lindro

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Walt Disney

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