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Media reporter  Joe Flint : "Very excited to be re-joining the WSJ on the media beat and very grateful to the LA Times for five great years." Cleveland Plain Dealer's Mary Kay Cabot : "For Johny Manziel's final team period today, the Beastie Boys' 'Fight for your right to party' blared...

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09/18/97
FACILITIES & VENUES NOTES

NEW YORK: Prospective Islanders Owners Steven Gluckstern and Howard Milstein met with Nassau County Exec Thomas Gulotta for "what both sides described as a constructive, get-to-know-each-other meeting

Tags: Facilities, Formula One, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, New York Islanders

09/18/97
ALL AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE GETS A GUT CHECK

The All American Football League (AAFL) has signed the NY-based Marquee Group to provide a variety of services. The Marquee Group will serve as the AAFL''s network TV negotiator; provide production cr

09/18/97
L.A. ARENA DEVELOPERS SAY INITIATIVE AN ARENA KILLER

Developers of a new downtown L.A. arena "vowed Wednesday to abandon their plans" if a proposed initiative requiring popular votes on publicly subsidized pro sports facilities qualifies for the ballot,

Tags: Facilities

09/17/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

DEALS: Visa USA and USA Hockey officially announced a partnership for the ''98 Olympics that offers Visa category exclusivity and establishes Visa as the "Preferred Card" of the U.S. Olympic Ice Hocke

Tags: Indiana Fever, NBC, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Visa

09/17/97
SEATTLE EXPERIENCES A FULL MOON; DREAM GETS GOOD HEALTH

ISI announced that Seahawks QB Warren Moon has signed several new marketing deals with Seattle-area businesses. Moon has inked a deal with Seattle''s Olympic Lincoln Mercury dealership and will serve

Tags: Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

09/17/97
"MNF" SHOWS SIGNS OF LIFE WITH A 17.4 RATING

ABC''s Eagles-Cowboys "Monday Night Football" game earned a 17.4 national rating, making it the highest-rated game of the season, according to Barry Horn of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. The game earned a

Tags: ABC, CBS, Dallas Cowboys, NASCAR, Philadelphia Eagles, R J Reynolds, Media, TBS/TNT, TNN, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/17/97
NHL NEWS & NOTES: EDMONTON GROUP SHOULD ANNOUNCE BID TODAY

An Edmonton group "is expected" to announce sometime today its intentions to buy the NHL Oilers, according to Ric Dolphin of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. The group is led by Cathy Allard Roozen, who is part

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Montreal Canadiens, NHL, Ottawa Senators

09/17/97
MEDIA NOTES

TV NEWS: Classic Sports Network has launched on Cox Communications systems in the San Diego area, adding 450,000 new homes to the network (CSN)....ESPN Int''l has acquired the exclusive rights to the

Tags: ESPN, HBO, MLB, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/17/97
BACK TO SCHOOL: MOLLOY TAKES SABBATICAL FROM YANKS TO TEACH

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner has confirmed that Joe Molloy, his son-in-law and the team''s General Partner, "has given up his day-to-day responsibilities -- a move several Yankees insiders antici

Tags: Franchises, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

09/17/97
MILE HIGH'S MARLBORO MAN RIDES INTO SUNSET IN DENVER

After "more than two decades" at Mile High Stadium, the city of Denver has "snuffed out" a sign featuring the Marlboro Man, according to Alan Snel of the DENVER POST. The city had received $265,000 a

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