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Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

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11/07/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are ET. ABC''s NCAA Football included OSU-MSU; OKLA-NEB; USC-WASH; and NC ST-FSU. The numbers were gathered from the

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/07/97
LEAGUE NOTES

The payrolls of each NBA team were listed in the Newark STAR-LEDGER by Dave D''Allesandro. The top three, in millions: Bulls, $61.87M; Knicks $53.70M; Magic, $42.48M (Newark STAR-LEDGER, 11/6)....The

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, NBA, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated

11/07/97
PENN STATE FOOTBALL MAKES THE PA VALLEY FEEL HAPPY, HAPPY

Penn State''s (PSU) home football games are "a money- making machine," according to Ed Moran of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. Ticket sales account for a weekly take of $2.189M or "approximately $13.1[M

Tags: Colleges

11/07/97
CHAMPION AND NBA GO SOLID GOLD WITH LIMITED EDITION LINE

The NBA and Champion will introduce a limited edition line of apparel under the name "Champion''s Gold" featuring the ''97 NBA All-Star starters and select ''97 award winners. The line includes replic

Tags: NBA

11/07/97
TAGLIABUE TESTIFIES OVER TWO DAYS IN ST. LOUIS CASE

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue testified Tuesday and Wednesday in the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission''s (CVC) $130M antitrust lawsuit against the NFL. On Tuesday, Tagliabue said that ne

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, St. Louis Rams

11/07/97
MLS SEARCHING FOR DIR OF SPECIAL EVENTS

Major League Soccer seeks Dir of Special Events. Exciting opportunity in NYC, minimum of 3 years event experience. Fax resume to Dianne McCaffrey at 212-450-1352 or 212-450-1303. No phone calls please

Tags: Classified Advertisements

11/07/97
SHAQ OPENS NEW BUSINESS IN COMPTON TO HELP TROUBLED YOUTHS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL has opened an apparel and marketing business in Compton, CA, in the "hope of creating jobs and keeping kids out of trouble," according to the L.A. TIMES. The $3M apparel facility, wh

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/07/97
RULING CLEARS ATHLETES FROM PAYING FULL-RESIDENT MD TAXES

In a "decision with important implications for professional athletes" in MD, a hearing officer cleared Orioles OF Brady Anderson and former OF Mike Devereaux "of claims they owed back taxes and said n

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Law and Politics

11/07/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NHL Enterprises named GLENN CHRISTOPHER WAKEFIELD as its VP/Canadian Business Operations. Wakefield was most recently Nike''s Dir of Sports Marketing for its hockey division (NHL Enterprises)....LOIS

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NHL, Nike, People and Pop Culture

11/07/97
WALTERS SPEAKS WITH ALBERT: WILL U.S. GO WA-WA OVER MARV?

Marv Albert will grant his first national interview since his sexual assault trial tonight on ABC''s "20/20" with Barbara Walters. In Boston, Howard Manly writes that most of Albert''s answers during

Tags: ABC, Media, Walt Disney

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