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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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MINOR LEAGUE NAMING RIGHTS: CRUNCH TIME IN NEW PRINGLES PARK

Procter & Gamble and the city of Jackson, TN, have reached an agreement in principle for the Pringles brand to acquire the naming rights to Jackson''s new AA baseball park. The deal will bring the cit

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01/08/98
OLYMPIC NOTES

In Toronto, William Houston reports that CBC has "reached its sales target" for the Nagano Games, having "sold in the range" of C$40M in ads. A 30-second prime-time spot sells for "between" C$45,000-5

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01/08/98
BARBARIANS AT THE GATE: COLUMNISTS BLAST RAIDER DAVIS

On Tuesday, Raiders Senior Assistant Bruce Allen announced that the team had fired head coach Joe Bugel, their forth coach in five years. The move prompted several columnists to weigh in on the state

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

01/08/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: Final 1997 NFC Home Attendance HOME ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE ''96 TIX REVENUE TEAM DATES AVG. %CAP TIX REVENUE AVG. +/- FROM ''96 WAS^ 8 75,699 96% $53 $32,047,929 56,454 +$13,680,055 TAM^ 8 68,376 92

Tags: The Back of the Book, Washington Redskins

01/08/98
FACILITY NOTES

Acting MA Gov. Paul Cellucci "is close to reaching a compromise" with Patriots Owner Robert Kraft under which the state "would share the costs of providing police details" on game days. The cost of po

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots

01/08/98
SAN DIEGO COUNCIL SOLICITS OUTSIDE HELP IN STADIUM TALKS

The San Diego City Council has "secretly hired high- powered consultants from Atlanta and Denver to open financing negotiations with the Padres," according to Barry Bloom of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUN

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Facilities, San Diego Padres

01/08/98
HE'S FELT A SPONSOR'S PAYNE: NATIONSBANK INKS OPUS DEAL

NationsBank and the USOC announced today that NationsBank has renewed its partnership with the USOC through 2004. Under the terms of the deal, NationsBank will be the official banking sponsor under th

Tags: Bank of America, Olympics, OPUS, SLOC, USOC

01/08/98
ROCKETS LOOK TO APPEALS COURTS TO GET THEM A NEW HOME COURT

The Rockets "are appealing" the January ''97 court decision "forcing the team to honor its lease and remain in Compaq Center through November 2003," according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE

Tags: Facilities, hp, Houston Rockets

01/08/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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Tags: BBDO, Denver Broncos, Foot Locker/Venator Group, General Motors, M&M/Mars, Marriott, Oakland Athletics, Pittsburgh Steelers, WNBA

01/07/98
EXPERTS PLACE EARLY BETS ON BOFFO SUPER BOWL RATING

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