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04 / 22 / 14

MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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04/09/97
PANTHERS NEW ARENA COULD BE DELAYED OVER WORKER PAY ISSUE

Broward County commissioners agreed Tuesday to "declare" Panthers Owner Wayne Huizenga''s Arena Development Co. in default of the development agreement for the team''s new arena in Sunrise, according

Tags: Facilities

04/09/97
BENGALS SAYS ONLY

The Bengals'' stadium got a "boost" Tuesday with the announcement that the only seats left for charter ownership agreements are the cheapest zones at $300, $480 and $750, according to Geoff Hobson of

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Franchises

04/09/97
DADE COUNTY AND HEAT REACH FINAL AGREEMENT FOR NEW ARENA

Metro-Dade Mayor Alex Penelas and the Heat -- "two former opponents now united in a common cause" -- have finalized a deal to build a $165M basketball arena on Biscayne Bay, according to Don Finefrock

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

04/09/97
LISA LESLIE SHOOTS TO BECOME THE NEXT SHAQ-ETTE

The WNBA''s Lisa Leslie "has set out to become the female business version" of Shaquille O''Neal, according to Kelly Carter of USA TODAY in a front-page feature in today''s sports section. Leslie, who

Tags: General Motors, Los Angeles Sparks, PepsiCo, Sears, WNBA

04/09/97
PROGRESSIVE NET TO TEST LIVE VIDEO MLB BROADCAST ON INTERNET

WA-based Progressive Networks and MLB will demonstrate the first live video broadcast of an MLB game over the Internet at the National Association of Broadcasters annual convention today in Las Vegas.

Tags: Cleveland Indians, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Seattle Mariners, Media

04/09/97
RIPKEN SIGNS WITH CBS SPORTSLINE FOR OFFICIAL WEB PAGE

CBS SportsLine will announce today that Cal Ripken, Jr. will join its stable of athlete-specific areas on its World Wide Web site (CBS SportsLine). In exchange for his participation in an official Cal

Tags: PepsiCo, Media, SportsLine.com

04/09/97
CINERGY LOOKS FOR SYNERGY WITH IRL SPONSORSHIP

Cincinnati-based electric utility company Cinergy Corp. will pay $350,000 to sponsor an IRL car driven by Lyn St. James, according to Bill Koenig of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR- NEWS. The sponsorship will o

Tags: IndyCar

04/09/97
OLYMPIC NOTES

Australia''s four TV networks which lost out to Seven Network in bidding to cover the Sydney 2000 Olympics have labeled as "blackmail" a proposal by the Australian Olympic Committee that they should c

Tags: Olympics

04/09/97
STADIUM NOTES

Representatives of late Redskins Owner Jack Kent Cooke contacted Westinghouse, Lockheed Martin, Sprint, Nike and Marriott about a naming rights deal for the team''s new stadium, "according to sources

Tags: Facilities, Houston Rockets, Marriott, Nike, Sprint, Washington Redskins

04/09/97
NHL EXPANSION TOUR MAKES FOURTH STOP IN MUSIC CITY

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman called Nashville "a very strong applicant" during a 4 1/2-hour visit yesterday as part of the league''s six-city tour of expansion finalists, according to Jeff Legwold of

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

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