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03/02/99
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03/02/99
THE SON ALSO RISES: JOHN ANGELOS NAMED ORIOLES EXEC VP

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03/02/99
THE DALEY FEED: CHICAGO MAYOR SPEAKS UP ON BEARS' PLANS

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03/02/99
POLL REVEALS CANADIANS WANTS GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT NHL TEAMS

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03/02/99
NFL SPRINTS TOWARD NEW DEAL? PAUL MITCHELL BACK ON THE BALL

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03/02/99
THE BODENHEIMER MANEUVER: ESPN RAISES PROFILE OF ESPN EXEC

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03/02/99
SHINN SPRINT: HORNETS OWNER CHANGES RESIDENCY FROM NC TO FL

Hornets Owner George Shinn is changing his permanent residence from Charlotte to Jupiter, FL, "a change experts say could save him millions in taxes" if he decides to sell the team, according Rick Bon

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03/02/99
ADIDAS LOOKS TO STRESS TEAMWORK; NEW BALANCE TARGETS KIDS

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