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Josh Murray , a former minor league baseball player and the brother of Chiefs rookie QB Aaron Murray , last night was selected as the winner of ABC’s “The Bachelorette” ( Mult., 7/28 ).

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CHOOSING AN AGENT A BLACK AND WHITE ISSUE FOR SOME ATHLETES

The emergence of black agents was examined by HBO''s Sonja Steptoe on "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel." In the piece, Steptoe spoke with numerous black agents, including Kevin and Carl Poston, Lamont

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11/19/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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11/19/97
CFL STAMPEDERS, FEELING TIMES ARE RIGHT, LOOK TO GO PUBLIC

The CFL Calgary Stampeders will conduct an IPO of C$2.5M on the Alberta Stock Exchange, "making them the first Canadian-based football club to go public," according to Gayle Macdonald of the Toronto G

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11/18/97
POHLAD MEETS WITH MLB IN PHOENIX; IS IT TIME FOR LAST RITES?

MLB owners met Monday night in Phoenix with Twins Owner Carl Pohlad to hear the status of "stadium affairs" in MN, according to Whereatt & Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Meanwhile, "ballpark

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, MLB

11/18/97
BRANDWEEK NEWS & NOTES: GATORADE'S NEW BRAND CAMPAIGN

Quaker Oats and IL-based agency Foote, Cone & Belding are "prepping a nostalgic, star-studded pitch for its Gatorade brand," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. The campaign will feature Chris Ber

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Comcast-Spectacor, MLB, Philadelphia Flyers

11/18/97
PHILADELPHIA STORIES: FLYERS' NEW DUDS; ALLEN HITS THE WALL

The Flyers will debut their alternate jerseys when they host the Islanders November 28. The alternate jersey will reflect the image of the team''s away jersey with the body changing from orange to bla

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Reebok

11/18/97
LEAGUE NOTES

SOCCER: On Sunday, 53,193 attended the U.S.-El Salvador World Cup qualifying match in Foxboro, MA (U.S. Soccer) ....The second-division A-League will expand from 24 to 28 teams next year, and will inc

Tags: ATP, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, NBA, NCAA, Portland Trail Blazers, Vulcan Ventures

11/18/97
OLYMPIC NOTES: HULL & CO. BACK GUERIN, THREATEN BOYCOTT

Blues RW Brett Hull says that members of the U.S. Hockey team "are ready to boycott" the Nagano Olympics in a dispute over Devils RW Bill Guerin''s absence from the team. Guerin, who is involved in a

Tags: IOC, New Jersey Devils, Olympics, St. Louis Blues, YankeeNets

11/18/97
ESPN RADIO EXPANDS AND OFFERS KORNHEISER FIVE DAYS A WEEK

ESPN Radio officially announced an expansion that will increase its programming by more than 200%. Starting January 5, 1998, ESPN Radio will add "The Tony Kornheiser Show" on weekdays from 1:00-4:00pm

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11/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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