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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

Our latest news feed will be delivered directly to your in-box every Saturday morning. SportsBusiness Saturday will provide insight into the week that was, show you what’s trending in the industry and provide links to our most-read stories of the week across SportsBusiness Daily/Journal/Global. It w...

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Trying to "upgrade their public appeal by obliterating their decade-old image as a mediocre, stagnant organization," the Seahawks last night unveiled the TV component of their "glitzy" new marketing c

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07/08/98
NEW LINE OF WORK FOR POLLACK, WHO GOES FROM DAILY TO WEEKLY

New Line Television has signed Jeffrey Pollack, Founder & former Publisher of THE DAILY, to a development deal. The first New Line/Pollack project is a weekly sports magazine program that will focus o

Tags: Media

07/08/98
RAIDERS FILE COUNTERSUIT AGAINST ARTHUR ANDERSEN

The Raiders filed a countersuit yesterday in Sacramento Superior Court, suing accounting firm Arthur Andersen for $104M, alleging that the firm "destroyed documents and fraudulently misrepresented tha

Tags: Facilities, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, Oakland Raiders

07/08/98
WNBA DRAWS PRAISE; LEADING ENDORSEMENT BREAKTHROUGHS?

On ESPN SportsZone, David Nielsen of Scripps Howard Service wrote that the "truth is WNBA games are fun. That''s it. Pure and simple. Nothing more, nothing less." Nielsen: "Yes, WNBA players miss more

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Sparks, Madison Square Garden, MLB, NBA, NBC, New York Liberty, NFL, NHL, Nielsen, Walt Disney, WNBA

07/08/98
VENATOR GROUP, THE SPORTS AUTHORITY PREDICT EARNINGS DECLINE

The "dismal state of the sports shoe market claimed two more victims yesterday when Venator, formerly known as Woolworth, and Sports Authority ... warned that second- quarter results would be much wor

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07/08/98
WITH MARK MCGWIRE LEADING THE CHARGE, MLB COMES BACK TO LIFE

As Mark McGwire continues his pursuit of Roger Maris'' single-season home run record, the Cardinals are "packing ballparks, boosting television ratings, selling food and merchandise, and even jump-sta

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07/08/98
SMILEY-ING FACES ALL AROUND: MARLINS SALE NEAR COMPLETE?

Marlins President Don Smiley "has lined up five investors and is close to landing the two more he needs to give him enough money to buy the Marlins" from Wayne Huizenga for $169.5M, according to Alan

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07/08/98
FINANCE NOTES

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Tags: Cleveland Indians, Finance, Time Warner

07/08/98
CUTTING THE CUP: FIFA TO SHORTEN EVENT BY ABOUT FIVE DAYS

FIFA President Sepp Blatter said that the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea "is likely to be up to a week shorter than the current tournament," according to a report in USA TODAY. Blatter said t

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07/08/98
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