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02/19/97
POLL IN RHODE ISLAND SHOWS OCEAN STATE HOT FOR THE PATS

A recent poll suggests that Rhode Islanders "are ready to roll out the welcome mat" for the Patriots, according to Meg Vaillancourt of the BOSTON GLOBE. The poll, commissioned by Providence Mayor Vinc

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots, New York Islanders

02/18/97
FROM THE SUPER SHOW II: NIKE AND WNBA SIGN PARTNERSHIP

Nike and the WNBA have signed a marketing partnership which commences with the WNBA''s ''97 inaugural season. Nike VP/Brand Communications Liz Dolan: "We believe this represents the largest commitment

Tags: ESPN, NBC, Nike, Walt Disney, WNBA

02/18/97
LEAGUE NOTES

Tonight''s IHL All-Star Game in Grand Rapids, MI, will be carried in the U.S. by SportsChannel and Fox Sports Net, and in Canada by TSN and RDS. Fox Sports International will broadcast the game to Aus

Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox

02/18/97
FALK AND STEINBERG VISIT MSNBC'S "INTERNIGHT"

DAVID FALK and LEIGH STEINBERG were guests on MSNBC''s "InterNight." Falk, when asked what he would do if he were Dennis Rodman''s agent: "First of all, I wouldn''t be Dennis Rodman''s agent. I think

Tags: People and Pop Culture

02/18/97
CONVERSE GETS A BOOST FROM THE WORM ON THE STOCK BOARD

"At least one" financial analyst suggested Monday that the "resurgence" of Converse common stock in recent days was due "at least in part" to the company''s acquisition of Dennis Rodman as an endorser

Tags: Converse, Fila USA

02/18/97
STADIUM NOTES

The RCA Dome may be changing names "if some members of Indianapolis'' City Council have their way." They want RCA signs removed from the stadium to protest parent company Thomson Consumer Electronics'

Tags: Facilities, NHL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, USTA

02/18/97
REDS THREATEN SUIT, RELOCATION UNLESS THEY GET NEW STADIUM

After the Bengals'' announcement of plans for a new riverfront football stadium on Thursday, the Reds "threatened" a lawsuit Friday if they too don''t get a new stadium on the riverfront, according to

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

02/18/97
STARS' UNVEIL COST-SHARING PLAN ON NEW DALLAS ARENA

Stars Owner Tom Hicks revealed a plan to build a new $180M arena downtown with costs shared by the Stars, the Mavs and the city, according to Todd Gillman of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The plan, "the mo

Tags: Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

02/18/97
SKI OPERATORS LOOK TO BRING WOMEN BACK TO THE SLOPES

The skiing industry was profiled by Edwin McDowell of the N.Y. TIMES under the header, "Changing Skiing''s Macho Image." McDowell notes women have been "abandoning" the slopes in recent years with "th

Tags: PepsiCo

02/18/97
DAYTONA 500 RATINGS: OVERNIGHTS PULL IN WITH A 6.9/17 SHARE

Preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing for the Daytona 500 on CBS. Since these are preliminary overnights, numbers may differ from later reports from other media outlets (Nielsen

Tags: CBS, Nielsen, The Back of the Book, Viacom

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