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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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11/17/97
NBA'S POWER PLAYERS PROFILED; LABOR TALK HEATS UP

NBA Commissioner David Stern was profiled by Richard Wilner in the N.Y. POST under the header, "Giving It His Best Shot. NBA Commish''s Job Is Filled With Big Bucks And Big Headaches." Wilner: "[W]hy

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA

11/17/97
MEDIA NOTES

N.Y. Fox-affiliate WNYC "was the only Fox affiliate in the country not to pick up the national network feed" of the Redskins-Cowboys game last night at 7:00pm ET. Fox Sports VP/Media Relations Vince W

Tags: CBS, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins, WNBA

11/17/97
DALLAS SETS JANUARY 17 VOTE ON FUNDING FOR NEW ARENA

The Dallas City Council on Friday formally scheduled a January 17 funding election for the Mavericks'' and Stars'' proposed $230M arena at the site of an auxiliary TU Electric power plant, according t

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

11/17/97
GORDON FLASHES VICTORY; NAPA NABS FIVE MORE YEARS AT AMS

Jeff Gordon won his second NASCAR Winston Cup championship Sunday, finishing 17th at Sunday''s season- ending NAPA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS). With the $1.5M championship bonus from serie

Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

11/17/97
BARRY'S SUITE DEAL GETS REVERSED DUE TO PUBLIC OUTCRY

DC Financial Control Board Chair Andrew Brimmer on Friday "withdrew approval of a $625,000 lease of a luxury suite requested by Mayor Marion Barry for the D.C. Sports Commission at the new MCI Center,

Tags: Facilities

11/17/97
THESE COYOTES ARE NO SUN LOVERS: CAT FIGHT IN THE DESERT

The relationship between the Coyotes and Suns is "so tattered" that Coyotes Owner Richard Burke and Suns President/CEO Jerry Colangelo "no longer speak," according to Kent Somers of the ARIZONA REPUBL

Tags: Franchises, Phoenix Coyotes, Phoenix Suns

11/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Topps Co. President & COO JOHN LANGDON is leaving the company and company CEO ARTHUR SHORIN will assume the duties of President (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 11/17)....Score Board CEO KEN GOLDIN said he plans

Tags: News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

11/17/97
FLUTIE MAGIC REIGNS AT GREY CUP; CBC SELLS OUT AD TIME

The CFL''s Grey Cup at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton drew 60,431 as the Toronto Argonauts, behind Doug Flutie, beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 47-23, in front of the third-largest crowd in Grey C

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CFL, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NCAA, NFL, Walt Disney

11/17/97
PAYTON, MJ AND OPRAH NOT SO SWEET ON BUYING THE BEARS

Walter Payton, Michael Jordan and Oprah Winfrey each responded to a Friday report that they were part of a group trying to buy the Bears, according to Dan Pompei of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Payton: "I a

Tags: Chicago Bears, Franchises

11/17/97
TWI PART OF JOINT $170M BID FOR ENGLISH SOCCER LEAGUE RIGHTS

The English Premier soccer league has agreed "to a record-breaking" $170M, three-year deal with a joint venture involving IMG''s Mark McCormack and French pay TV group Canal Plus for TV rights outside

Tags: English Premier League, IMG, Media

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