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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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12/16/97
MEDIA NOTES

HEISMAN TALK: In N.Y., Steve Zipay, on Charles Woodson winning the Heisman Trophy and ESPN''s coverage of the event: "You have to wonder how embarrassed ESPN was after airing an hour-long special Frid

Tags: ABC, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Miami Dolphins, NBC, New England Patriots, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Media, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

12/16/97
LEAGUE NOTE

ABL CEO Gary Cavalli said the league has signed 32 of the 35 players it "targeted to retain," according to Bruce Berlet of the HARTFORD COURANT. The three unsigned players are the Blizzard''s Jennifer

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, WNBA

12/16/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NHL Eastern Conference Attendance Through December 14 ''97-98 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''96-97 AVG. +/- GAMES ''96-97 SEASON MON 19 20,515 389,794 96% 20,860 - 2% - 2% PHL

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Gale Force Holdings, NHL, The Back of the Book, US Airways, Washington Capitals

12/16/97
FSN TO DEBUT TWO NEW SPORTS SHOWS IN '98; FOX CASH FLOW UP

Fox Sports Net will launch two sports news shows early next year, according to MEDIAWEEK. "Goin'' Deep," a weekly sports newsmagazine to air Sundays from 9:00-10:00pm, is scheduled to begin in Februar

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media

12/16/97
USOC SEEKS SENIOR MANAGER, CORPORATE SERVICES

The U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs seeks candidates for Sr. Manager, Corporate Services to develop and manage hospitality and event programs to maintain quality relationships with corporat

Tags: Classified Advertisements, USOC

12/16/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports Illustrated TV President TED SHAKER is leaving to "create his own production company." Shaker was formerly the Exec Producer of CBS Sports (Richard Sandomir, N.Y. TIMES, 12/16)....ROBERT GARRY

Tags: CBS, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, USTA, Viacom

12/16/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MONTANA RETIREMENT CEREMONY: 49ers co-Owner EDDIE DEBARTOLO JR., was warmly greeted before his introduction of JOE MONTANA at last night''s ceremony retiring No. 16 in San Francisco: "Joe Montana came

Tags: NFL, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

12/16/97
MLS MIXES RIGHT INGREDIENTS IN CHEF BOYARDEE TIE-IN

NJ-based International Home Foods (IHF) has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with MLS for its Chef Boyardee line that will give the league "unprecedented exposure in grocery aisles and on Saturday m

Tags: MLS

12/16/97
ESPN'S ALDRIDGE SAYS NBPA MAY LOOK TWICE AT DECERTIFICATION

On his "NBA Beat," ESPN''s David Aldridge reported that while the NBPA is "looking into" decertification should the league reopen its CBA next summer, "the agents for several high-profile players are

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney

12/16/97
ESPN MAGAZINE CHARGES SI OF BEING A COPY CAT IN REDESIGN

Sports Illustrated "is planning major design changes and is mulling a monthly spinoff -- moves that ESPN officials characterize as defensive reactions to their forthcoming" ESPN Magazine, according to

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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