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02/19/97
DISPATCH FROM ATLANTA: SUPER SHOW NEWS & NOTES

The NHL is partnering with the USOC, USA Hockey and the NHLPA in licensing, marketing and sponsorship programs using the slogan "The Coolest Game in Nagano" (NHL)....In New York, Mara Mornell writes a

Tags: Fila USA, NHL, USOC

02/19/97
ST. LOUIS TO HOST MLS EXHIBITION; UNITED TALK WITH COOKE

MLS isn''t expanding until ''99 "at the earliest," but St. Louis soccer advocates "hope" an exhibition match to be played in March will "send a message to the league that St. Louis is ready to support

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Columbus Crew, Franchises, MLS, New England Revolution, Washington Redskins

02/19/97
PLOT THICKENS AS SAN DIEGO APPROACHES D-DAY ON STADIUM

San Diego-based telecom company Qualcomm and the San Diego City Council "have hammered out an $18 million, up- front cash deal that would place the company''s name on the city''s stadium for 20 years,

Tags: Facilities, NFL, San Diego Chargers

02/19/97
IHL EYEING TORONTO AND NEW ORLEANS FOR ADDITIONAL MARKETS

The IHL has made Canada a target for expansion, "beginning" with Toronto, according to David Shoalts of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. A group led by former IHL Phoenix Roadrunners Owner Lyle Abraham has r

Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/19/97
BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES: MLB AD BUYERS AND SELLERS EXAMINED

Fox''s second year selling MLB is examined by Eric Schmuckler of MEDIAWEEK. Although media buyers have said that Fox faces a "difficult road after less-than-stellar" ratings in its first season televi

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, MLB, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

02/19/97
EVERGREEN MEDIA TO BUY CHANCELLOR BROADCASTING

Evergreen Media is buying Chancellor Broadcasting in a $684M stock swap, according to PBS'' Cassie Seifert on "Nightly Business Report." Evergreen will also acquire ten radio properties owned by Viaco

Tags: CBS, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

02/19/97
MURPHY JENSEN LOOKS TO CAST OUT TO CABLE FOR FISHING SHOW

Tennis player Murphy Jensen''s "passion" for fishing has led to talks with "several" cable networks about hosting his own fishing show, aimed at kids, according to the current issue of TENNIS. Jensen:

Tags: Media

02/19/97
CABLEVISION KEEPS SPORTSCHANNEL, PAYS ITT DEBT IN CASH

Cablevision Systems "unexpectedly refused to hand" the ITT Corp. one half of SportsChannel, instead paying ITT with $168.75M in cash as partial payment to help equalize their joint $1B purchase of MSG

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney

02/19/97
ABC NEWS LOOKS INSIDE THE NAME OF REEBOK'S INCUBUS

ABC''s Judy Muller reported on a "great shoe mess" Reebok got itself into by naming a women''s running shoe the "Incubus." Dictionaries list three meanings for incubus: "An evil spirit believed to des

Tags: ABC, Reebok, Walt Disney

02/19/97
NBA'S MIKE MATHIS SAID TO BE NEXT IRS TARGET

NBA referee Mike Mathis told the Cincinnati Enquirer yesterday that he "expects to be the third NBA referee indicted for federal income tax evasion." Mathis denied any wrongdoing: "It''s just a matter

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Walt Disney

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