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NFL PROPERTIES LOOKING TO SELL THE BIG PICTURE

As VP/Corporate Sponsorship Development at NFL Properties, Gary Jacobus is "being asked to break into new categories with sponsorship deals, as well as help current partners get more out of the larges

Tags: Coca-Cola, NFL, Sprint

05/07/97
STADIUM NOTES

The St. Paul City Council and Civic Center Authority are expected today to approve a plan for a $130M arena in order to "secure" an NHL expansion team (Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 5/7)....The CO Senate

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

05/07/97
HURRICANES PART II: WHY WAS CAROLINA ON KARMANOS' MIND?

With the arrival of NHL hockey in North Carolina, many sports observers and media writers speculated on the team''s appeal in the area. In Charlotte, Rick Bonnell: "Why would the Triangle, perhaps the

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, New Orleans Pelicans, NHL

05/07/97
COLUMBUS VOTERS REJECT NEW TAX FOR SPORTS COMPLEX

For the fifth time since ''78, Franklin County, OH, voters rejected a tax to fund an arena, according to Steve Wright of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. Franklin County voted 56- 44% to reject a three-year, 0.

Tags: Facilities, NHL

05/07/97
COMCAST SPORTS CHANNEL STARTING TO FILL OUT PRODUCTION STAFF

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies, Media

05/07/97
IRISH EYES ARE SMILING AS NBC AND NOTRE DAME EXTEND PACT

NBC Sports and the Univ. of Notre Dame renewed their TV agreement which will keep Notre Dame home football telecasts on NBC through 2005. NBC will continue to televise all six Notre Dame regular-seaso

Tags: NBC, Media

05/07/97
MLS PLAYERS FILE MOTION SEEKING TO INVALIDATE TRANSFER RULE

A group of MLS players filed a motion for summary judgement Monday in Federal Court in Boston as part of its antitrust suit against the league, according to Dan Wasserman of the Newark STAR-LEDGER. Th

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

05/07/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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Tags: MLB, The Back of the Book

05/07/97
GOLF NEWS & NOTES: NOBILO TO PLAY TITLEIST BALLS ON TOUR

Maxfli Golf announced last month that PGA Tour player Frank Nobilo had signed a deal to endorse Maxfli balls. But, according to GOLFWEEK, Nobilo -- who won the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic -- h

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, Acushnet, LPGA, PGA Tour

05/07/97
ISI EXEC SAYS REPORTS OF BOZELL DEAL GREATLY EXAGGERATED

Despite earlier trade reports of Bozell Worldwide on the verge of acquiring NJ-based Integrated Sports International (ISI), ISI CEO Frank Vuono said that the reports "are not just speculative, they''r

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