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Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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FILA DROPS CHRIS WEBBER DUE TO "OFF-COURT" PROBLEMS

Fila USA has "terminated" its endorsement contract with Kings F Chris Webber because of his "recent off-court problems," according to sources familiar with the situation cited by Josh Barr of the WASH

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08/28/98
TEAM OWNERS: CABLEVISION AT THE MOVIES; ALLEN SAILS AWAY

Cablevision will buy 31 Loews movie theaters in NYC, suburban NY and Chicago for $92M. Cablevision recently acquired Clearview Cinemas for $160M, and the new addition gives Clearview a total of 65 the

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Microsoft, Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

08/28/98
YANKOWSKI TALKS OF CHALLENGES OF TAKING OVER REEBOK BRAND

CARL YANKOWSKI was officially named President & CEO of the Reebok brand, according to Chris Reidy of the BOSTON GLOBE. Yankowski said his "marketing priorities" will be to make Reebok "stand out at re

Tags: PepsiCo, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

08/28/98
NET RESULTS: THE U.S. OPEN IS THE PLACE TO BE -- AND BE SEEN

The U.S. Open "has become the social and sporting event of the New York summer scene, generating a whopping $130 million in revenue and broadcasts in 175 countries," according to Stefan Fatsis of the

Tags: ATP, CBS, Events and Attractions, USTA, Viacom

08/28/98
U.S. OPEN, II: WTA'S WALLFLOWERS; SELES TO HIT WALL STREET

The WTA Tour will unveil a wall calendar featuring both on-court and off-court photos next week at the U.S. Open. The 16-month, 12" x 12" calendar will feature photos of 20 of the tour''s top players,

Tags: Chase Manhattan Bank, USTA

08/28/98
U.S. OPEN, PART I: WILLIAMS SISTERS BRING FASHION POINTERS

Reebok will announce its new line of Venus Williams- inspired tennis wear today at the Vertical Club in Manhattan, according to NEWSDAY''s fashion writer Anne Bratskeir. Reebok is "one of many" compan

Tags: Nike, Puma, Reebok

08/28/98
LIPTON OFFERS NO REASON AS TO DROPPING TENNIS SPONSORSHIP

Ericsson''s agreement to title sponsor the Lipton Championships is a 10-year deal beginning in 2000, according to Alan Snel of the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. Tournament Chair Butch Buchholz, who wou

08/28/98
MEDIA NOTES

NFL: Last night''s Jags-Cowboys exhibition on CBS earned a 6.6/11 overnight rating (THE DAILY)....Bill Walsh has joined The Sporting News as an analyst. His commentary is currently on sportingnews.com

Tags: Calgary Flames, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Edmonton Oilers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Miami Heat, NBA, New England Patriots, NFL, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Raptors, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures

08/28/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CHARLES BARKLEY "again was talking about the Alabama governor''s office." Barkley: "This could be one of the greatest states on the union, but there has to be a lot of improvements as far as its image

Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Formula One, NBC, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

08/28/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S SELECT SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists final national ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR MLS: Galaxy-Revol

Tags: ABC, AEG, CBS, Los Angeles Galaxy, Miami Dolphins, MLB, MLS, Nashville Predators, NBC, New England Revolution, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, San Francisco 49ers, Media, Sprint, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

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