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10/17/97
OBSERVERS DIFFER WHETHER MARLINS-TRIBE CAN REEL VIEWERS IN

NBC will begin its coverage of the ''97 World Series on Saturday at 7:30pm with Game One to begin at 8:05. NBC''s Bob Costas will handle play-by-play, with Joe Morgan and Bob Uecker providing analysis

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, UPS, YankeeNets

10/17/97
T-WOLVES' GLEN TAYLOR STEPS UP TALKS ON HAVING TWINS

After a request from Twins Owner Carl Pohlad, T-Wolves Owner Glen Taylor "has begun discussions" with MN legislators in the hopes of "getting a stadium built and keeping" the Twins in MN, according to

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins

10/17/97
NFL SEMINARS TARGETING WOMEN BIG HIT IN BIG D

The NFL 101 Workshops for Women are being held in a number of cities in October. Classes were held Wednesday in Dallas and yesterday in Jacksonville and will take place October 20 in Cincinnati, Octob

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Events and Attractions, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

10/17/97
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN: ESPN has "dropped" Gary Miller from its World Series coverage in light of charges against him stemming from events at a Cleveland nightclub (NEWSDAY, 10/17). In N.Y., Phil Mushnick writes that,

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

10/17/97
GLOBAL EXCHANGE HOLDS ANTI-NIKE DEMONSTRATIONS THIS WEEKEND

S.F.-based Global Exchange "plans demonstrations in 50 U.S. cities on Saturday," to protest Nike''s labor practices in Asia, according to USA TODAY''s Melanie Wells. The "watchdog group" hopes to "hit

Tags: Nike

10/17/97
TAMPA OFFICIALS AND DEVIL RAYS DECIDE TO JUST GET ALONG

Tampa city leaders "reluctantly agreed" on Thursday to split $7.2M in cost overruns with the Devil Rays in a move which ensured that work on Tropicana Field "will be completed on time," according to S

Tags: Facilities, PepsiCo, Tampa Bay Rays

10/16/97
GLUCKSTERN SAYS, "ISLE TAKE LONG ISLAND"

Steven Gluckstern and New York Sports Ventures (NYSV) have signed a contract to purchase the Islanders from John Pickett, according to John Valenti of NEWSDAY. The deal is scheduled to go before the N

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL

10/16/97
FACILITY NOTES

Although MN-based Northwest Airlines would be a "likely candidate" to have an interest in acquiring naming rights to a new Twins ballpark, an airline spokesperson said the company prefers "to put our

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Washington Redskins

10/16/97
CALLING ALL STATIONS: PRIMECO TELECOM INKS DEVIL RAYS DEAL

PrimeCo Personal Communications and the Devil Rays have signed a three-year, multimillion-dollar partnership under which PrimeCo will maintain the Devil Rays Fan Info Line, a 24-hour database updated

Tags: Franchises, PepsiCo, Tampa Bay Rays

10/16/97
COMCAST FIELD AT RAVENS' CAMDEN YARDS? TWO SIDES IN TALKS

PA-based Comcast Corp. has "expressed an interest" in purchasing naming rights for the Ravens new football stadium, according to Jon Morgan of the Baltimore SUN. Preliminary talks were held Monday bet

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, Fila USA

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