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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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11/20/97
WWOC CONFIDENT OF ATTRACTING FANS TO EVENT'S LARGE VENUES

The ''99 FIFA Women''s World Cup Organizing Committee (WWOC) formally announced the eight venues to host its soccer matches and "rather than the modest tournament originally conceived when the U.S. ma

Tags: Events and Attractions

11/20/97
DAYTONA HAS THE CAPABILITY TO MAKE A SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN

The Daytona 500 "has reclaimed its spot as NASCAR''s top payday," according to Mittman & Miller of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. Daytona International Speedway President John Graham announced yesterday

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, PepsiCo

11/20/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

ADVERTISING: Chicago-based DiMeo Doroba has produced two new 30-second spots for the Bulls with an ongoing theme of the "Most Valuable Ticket in Town." As the Bulls approach their 500th consecutive se

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, ESPN, MasterCard, NHL, PGA Tour, Walt Disney, Wendys

11/20/97
BROADWAY HELPS NBA BRING IN 'DA ALL-STAR GAME IN FEBRUARY

The NBA has joined with eight Broadway shows and the League of American Theaters and Producers to promote the 48th annual All-Star Game at MSG on February 8 and to feature Broadway stars in the NBA''s

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

11/20/97
MLB TEAM NEWS & NOTES: DRAFT HELPS SPUR TICKET SALES

Season-ticket sales "almost doubled" for the D''Backs and Devil Rays on Wednesday, following the expansion draft. D''Backs Ticket Sales Manager Rob Kiese: "Until this week, we sold 30-40 season-ticket

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, CFL, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Toronto Blue Jays, Washington Nationals, YankeeNets

11/20/97
WTA TOUR GETS TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST BOARD COUP

The Corel WTA Tour has taken legal action against the "internal coup" that took place within the Players Association, according to Robin Finn of the N.Y. TIMES. A temporary restraining order "against

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/20/97
CORESTATES, WE HARDLY KNEW YA' -- FIRST UNION TO TAKE NAME

First Union Corp. Chair Edward Crutchfield said that following the First Union acquisition of PA-based CoreStates Financial Corp., First Union''s name "will go on" the CoreStates Center and that First

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities

11/20/97
STERN LIGHTENS UP ON POSSIBLE LEAFS/RAPTORS PARTNERSHIP

NBA Commissioner David Stern said yesterday that the NBA "would do a lot to make it happen" if the Maple Leafs decide to move into the Air Canada Centre with the Raptors, according to Bill Harris of t

Tags: Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

11/20/97
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: The NFL set an all-time weekend paid attendance record last week when 999,778 fans attended its 15 games. The 15 games averaged 66,652. The previous weekend paid attendance record was set on Nove

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, National Lacrosse League, NBA, NFL, Walt Disney, WNBA

11/20/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

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