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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

Our latest news feed will be delivered directly to your in-box every Saturday morning. SportsBusiness Saturday will provide insight into the week that was, show you what’s trending in the industry and provide links to our most-read stories of the week across SportsBusiness Daily/Journal/Global. It w...

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Jazz/Starzz President and Starzz Coach Frank Layden said that he met with SlimFast execs about appearing in an ad for the product, but the company said he "was too heavy." Layden: "Imagine the SlimFas

Tags: ESPN, Nike, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney

08/03/98
FILA, JETER SEVER TIES AS COMPANY HEADS BACK TO ITS ROOTS

Fila USA announced that, by mutual agreement, the company has officially ended its relationship with Yankees SS Derek Jeter, as part of an ongoing effort to concentrate on athletic footwear and appare

Tags: Fila USA, Miami Marlins, NBA, New York Yankees, NFL, YankeeNets

08/03/98
NUGGETS DELAY SEASON-TICKET RENEWALS UNTIL LOCKOUT IS OVER

Nuggets season-ticket holders "will not have to pay for their 1998-99 tickets until the NBA lockout is resolved," according to Vicki Michaelis of the DENVER POST. Normally, Nuggets fans are billed in

Tags: Denver Nuggets, Franchises, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

08/03/98
SO STUPENDOUS, LIVING IN THIS TUBE: TV'S INFLUENCE ON SPORTS

The evolution of sports on TV "is reflective of a period in which not only is TV more powerful than ever but its role in sports broadcasting is testing the boundaries between conduit and creator," acc

Tags: CBS, ESPN, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/03/98
IS NBA'S RACE ON? EWING WISHES BOTH SIDES COULD STAND PAT

In N.Y., Mike Wise reports that at a recent NBA-NBPA meeting, NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter asked NBA Commissioner David Stern, "Are we prepared to go down the same road that baseball went down?" Hunter,

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, NBA, Walt Disney

08/03/98
MEDIA NOTES

Knicks C Patrick Ewing worked as an analyst last night on MSG Network''s coverage of the WNBA Liberty. Ewing will again join the net''s coverage on August 13 (MSG)....In Chicago, Phil Rogers reports t

Tags: Cablevision, Carolina Hurricanes, Gale Force Holdings, Golden State Warriors, Madison Square Garden, Miami Heat, New York Knicks, New York Liberty, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, YankeeNets

08/03/98
AT THE END OF THE LINE? REUTERS DIVISION TO SELL SPORTSLINE

Reuters New Media Inc., a division of Reuters Holdings, plans to sell "about half" its stake in Internet publisher SportsLine USA, according a report in the N.Y. POST. Reuters plans to sell 420,000 sh

Tags: Media

08/03/98
MAVS INVESTIGATE MISCONDUCT CHARGES AGAINST TEAM CEO USSERY

The Mavericks "recently completed an organization-wide investigation to explore reports of sexual misconduct against" team President & CEO Terdema Ussery, according to team sources cited by Marc Stein

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group

08/03/98
PENGUINS NAME INTERIM CEO IN EFFORT TO TURN FINANCES AROUND

The Penguins, "mired in millions of dollars in debt," named "corporate turnaround specialist" J. Garvin Warden as interim CEO on Friday, according to Dejan Kovacevic of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Wa

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins

08/03/98
MLS ALL-STAR WEEKEND I: USA TAKES ON THE WORLD

The third MLS All-Star Game was played before 34,416 yesterday at the Florida Citrus Bowl, according to Javier Solano of the ORLANDO SENTINEL, who writes that the U.S.- born players, the MLS USA All-S

Tags: ABC, Dallas Stars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, MLS, Southwest Sports Group, Walt Disney

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