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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 05 / 15

“Normally, in the third round, the third day of a draft, we're showing fans, diehards asleep in the fourth level of Radio City Music Hall. Now there were a quarter of a million people strolling around Grant Park” – NFL Network’s Rich Eisen , on the NFL Draft in Chicago this ...

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MLB FRANCHISE NOTES: SELIG-PRIEB UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT

Brewers President & CEO Wendy Selig-Prieb, on complying with MLB wishes and seeking minority candidates for the team''s GM and manager openings: "I feel it''s the right thing to do. I think it''s not

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08/17/99
VENATOR GROUP TO FOCUS ON SPORTS BY SELLING EIGHT BUSINESSES

The Venator Group "will close or sell eight noncore businesses" operating nearly 500 stores, according to Rebecca Quick of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, who writes that the company is "continuing to shrink

Tags: Finance, Foot Locker/Venator Group, Time Warner

08/17/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of ESPN''s "SportsCenter," FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) and CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" all led with A''s-Red Sox followed by Mariners-Blue Ja

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, CBS, English Premier League, ESPN, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Oakland Athletics, PGA Tour, San Antonio Spurs, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, Media, St. Louis Cardinals, Time Warner, TNN, Toronto Blue Jays, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/17/99
EXPOS MEET WITH HOK AND MOVE FORWARD WITH BALLPARK PLANS

HOK+LOBB, which is deciding whether the Expos'' proposed downtown ballpark meets MLB standards, "also has been helping the team complete" its ballpark plans, according to Paul Cherry of the Montreal G

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08/17/99
A STORM FRONT COMING? DOES EL NINO MEAN BIG SPONSORSHIP $$?

Sergio Garcia is "beginning to get opportunities with major sponsors" following his second place finish at the PGA Championship, according to CNBC''s Andrew Glassman, who profiled Garcia during last n

Tags: Acushnet, Orlando Magic, PGA Tour, RDV Sports, Washington Nationals

08/17/99
ALLSPORT PHOTOGRAPHY SEEKS SALES REPRESENTATIVES

Allsport Photography is looking for experienced sales and marketing executives for its New York office. Requirements: One-year marketing/sales experience in the sports, entertainment, media or leisure

Tags: Classified Advertisements

08/17/99
OUTSIDE THE WALL: TURNER DEVELOPS HUGE DISPLAY NEAR ARENA

Downtown Atlanta visitors will "be greeted by a 55- foot-tall, 150-foot-wide mega-display for the new Philips Arena," according to Julie Hairston of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. With the "massive facade,

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Facilities, Time Warner

08/17/99
SPORTSLINE USA BROADENS CBS RELATIONSHIP WITH WESTWOOD DEAL

Westwood One has signed a three-year, $9M promotional and programming agreement with SportsLine USA. SportsLine will co-produce exclusive pre-game, halftime and post-game updates along with scoreboard

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08/16/99
DISNEY'S ALL EARS TO PROSPECTIVE BUYERS FOR SPORTS TEAMS

Disney''s recent interest "in seeking a buyer" for the Angels "may be the result of greater losses than the entertainment giant had anticipated" for the team, according to Berry, Wolfson & Kingsley of

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08/16/99
FACILITY NOTES

SPURS: City of San Antonio arena negotiator Gene Locke thought he had reached a deal with the Spurs to develop the city''s arena plan. But he said, "It''s clear to me now, while I was having discussio

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