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01/06/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

Marlins C Jorge Fabregas and P Matt "Ice Man" Mantei began calling season-ticket holders yesterday to "thank the folks that have renewed" season-tickets and to try and "persuade" others to do so, mark

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Franchises, MLB, Walt Disney

01/06/99
FINANCE NOTES: INTRAWEST ACQUIRES HELICOPTER SKIING COMPANY

Ski resort operator Intrawest Corp. is buying a 45% stake in Canada-based Alpine Helicopters. Alpine''s "principle asset" is Canadian Mountain Holidays, the "world''s premier helicopter skiing company

Tags: Finance, News Corp./Fox

01/06/99
HOOPS HELD HOSTAGE, DAY 190: REACTIONS VARY ON UNION SUPPORT

The following is a sampling of player reaction heading into the union''s meeting, and subsequent labor vote, in N.Y. PLAYERS EITHER NO OR DON''T KNOW: Spurs F Sean Elliott: "If it''s not a secret vote

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Comcast-Spectacor, Indiana Pacers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, RDV Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz

01/06/99
PA WANTS TO INCREASE PRESENCE IN TEAM BUSINESSES

The next round of legislative debate over public funding of pro stadiums in PA will center around a plan "to increase state presence in team business, guarantee minority and non-union jobs and bring s

Tags: Facilities

01/06/99
WILL LATEST SCANDALS MAR OLYMPIC GAMES FOR SPONSORS?

With the Salt Lake City 2002 Games bid scandal and the "spreading scourge of performance-enhancing drugs," there are "worrisome clouds" over the IOC image, according to Copetas, Thurow & Fatsis of the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, IOC, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, Olympics, UPS, USOC

01/06/99
NFL RATINGS, II: MIXED REVIEWS FOR NFL'S BROADCAST PARTNERS

After a "slow start," national ratings for the NFL''s ''98 telecasts "wound up a mixture of ups and downs," according to Langdon Brockinton of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The 13.9 for ABC''s "MNF" was

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/06/99
S.F. REPORT HAS BILL WALSH READY TO RETURN TO RUN 49ERS

Bill Walsh will be "coming back to help run" the 49ers and the "money part has already been worked out," according to sources of Matier & Ross of the S.F. CHRONICLE. That "leaves only the timing and h

Tags: Franchises, San Francisco 49ers

01/06/99
LEAGUE NOTES

The NFL set a paid attendance record for the ''98 season by averaging 64,020 fans per game. The 15,364,873 tickets sold to 240 NFL games was an increase of 3% over the ''97 paid attendance of 14,967,3

Tags: ABC, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Wild, NFL, Walt Disney, WNBA

01/06/99
BEARS AREN'T VILLAGE PEOPLE: DROP STADIUM PLAN IN ELK GROVE

The Bears "abruptly abandoned" plans to build a privately financed stadium in suburban Elk Grove Village and "set their sights" on a new stadium in Chicago, according to Beaupre & Spielman of the CHIC

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities

01/06/99
PREMIER MANAGEMENT INKS TROJAN SOLDIER CHRIS CLAIBORNE

Univ. of Southern CA LB and ''98 Butkus Award winner Chris Claiborne, who declared his NFL draft eligibility on Tuesday, signed with CA-based Premier Management, according to SportsBusiness Journal''s

Tags: NFL

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