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09/08/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

A federal magistrate ruled Friday that lawyers for the Yankees and adidas can take "sworn pretrial testimony" from the Orioles, Phillies, and Expos regarding their local merchandising deals with sport

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, MLB, NASCAR, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals, YankeeNets

09/08/97
BRANDWEEK NEWS: NIKE AND VISA WEIGH MLB SPONSORSHIP OPTIONS

Nike is "once again reevaluating its commitment to MLB as unofficial promotional partner/advertiser" while it also is "fashioning a tour of the Pacific Rim by a team of its top" MLB players, according

Tags: American Express, MBNA America Bank, MLB, New York Yankees, Nike, Visa, Washington Nationals, YankeeNets

09/08/97
ANOTHER POTENTIAL LIGHTNING SUITOR EMERGES IN TAMPA

"Yet another potential buyer -- this one led by two broadcast industry executives -- is interested" in purchasing the Lightning, according to Robert Keefe of the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES. FL regulators ha

Tags: Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

09/08/97
LINDROS AND FLYERS SEE EYE-TO-EYE ON WIP LEGAL ACTION

Carl Lindros, father and agent of Flyers C Eric Lindros, met with Flyers Chair Ed Snider and "agreed on how the club will proceed in its libel litigation against radio station WIP-AM," according to Ti

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia Flyers

09/08/97
TIGER WOODS' NIKE SPOTS EARN HIGH MARKS ON AD TRACK

Young consumers give Nike''s Tiger Woods ad campaign "the highest popularity scores" measured by USA Today''s "Ad Track." The Wieden & Kennedy spots include the "I am Tiger Woods" ad, the "Hello World

Tags: Nike, Wieden Kennedy

09/08/97
DO RAPTORS GAIN UPPER HAND FOR IHL TENANT AFTER CNE VOTE?

The board of directors of the Canadian National Exhibition [CNE] voted down a "proposed development that could have attracted" an IHL team, according to David Shoalts of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors

09/08/97
WEEKEND WITH VENUS MARRED BY HER FATHER'S CHARGED COMMENTS

The U.S. Open played its men''s and women''s finals in New York yesterday in front of 21,566 fans at Arthur Ashe Stadium, bringing the two-week paid attendance to 559,544, a U.S. Open record (Coffey &

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/05/97
BENGALS STADIUM COMPLEX NOW PEGGED TO COST $400.3M

Hamilton County, OH, will spend $400.3M on construction and initial borrowing costs for the Bengals new stadium complex, according to an estimate presented to two bond rating agencies in New York and

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

09/05/97
DODGERS AND MURDOCH'S FOX GROUP REACH AGREEMENT FOR SALE

The Fox Group and Dodgers President Peter O''Malley announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement in principle on the sale of the Dodgers. The agreement is still subject to the approval of a

Tags: Atlanta Braves, BSkyB, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/05/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ALEX KAMINSKY joined ESPN as Dir of Advertising & Program Marketing. Kaminsky had been Dir of Sports Marketing & Positioning at TBS SuperStation (ESPN)....JOY JARRETT joined Clarion Marketing and Comm

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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