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11/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The first BOSTON YOUTH SPORTS CONGRESS, at Roxbury Community College on Saturday, brought together 450 political and corporate leaders, public safety and university officials, sports organizers, paren

Tags: Reebok, People and Pop Culture

11/17/97
HOLLYWOOD PARK'S NFL BID ADDS A TROJAN HORSE WITH JOHN MCKAY

John McKay, son of the former USC and Bucs coach, "has agreed to be the point man in Hollywood Park''s renewed efforts to build a football stadium for an NFL expansion team in time to play in 2001," a

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

11/17/97
JONES STILL WANTS COWBOYS TO STAY AWAY FROM TEAM CAFE

Owners of the Cowboy''s Sports Cafe, including former Cowboys Tony Dorsett and Everson Walls, "are pleading with" Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones to lift the ban of Cowboys players from the restaurant, as b

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Franchises

11/17/97
CHASE AIMS TO ADD A LITTLE SPICE TO ITS TENNIS PACKAGE

The Corel WTA Tour Chase Championships begin today in New York at Madison Square Garden. Tennis promoter John Korff, an "unpaid business adviser" to the WTA Tour players'' association, was asked to pr

Tags: Cablevision, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden

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
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

MAIL ORDERS: In the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Jeffrey Shaffer noted the prevalence of NFL mail-order catalogs such as The Ultimate Football Shop and From the Sidelines: "These up-and-coming mail-orde

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, NFL, Nike, Wendys

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
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
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
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

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