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2 million – Downloads for “EA Sports UFC” during a two-month early launch window in Canada, South Korea, Singapore and Russia. The game was made available today in the U.S. for free on the App Store and Google Play ( EA ).

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05/27/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night, the 11:00pm edition of "Fox Sports News Primetime" (NESN) led with the Marlins-Cubs, followed by the Giants-Cardinals. ESPN''s "SportsCenter" (ESPN2) led its 11:00pm ET edition

Tags: ABC, Boston Red Sox, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Chicago Cubs, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Miami Marlins, IndyCar, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NHL, PGA Tour, Seattle Mariners, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, Media, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Toronto Maple Leafs, Walt Disney, WNBA, YankeeNets

05/27/99
ONLINE DRIVE: TODAY, THE DEVIL RAYS AT WWW.DEVILRAY.COM

The Devil Rays'' Web site, located at www.devilray.com, is powered by NY-based American City Studios/Cybernet, which is in the first year of a three-year deal to operate the site. Devil Rays Dir of Me

Tags: Southwest Airlines, Media, Tampa Bay Rays

05/27/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PIERRE BOIVIN has resigned as President & CEO of Bauer Nike Hockey to pursue new opportunities. He will continue in his role while assisting Bauer Nike Hockey in the search for a replacement (Bauer Ni

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, News Corp./Fox, Nike, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

05/27/99
YAHOO! THE IRL IS ENERGIZED! MORE SPONSOR $$ FOR LEAGUE?

With the "exception of a few well-funded teams," the list of IRL team sponsors has "read more like a corporate Who''s That? than a Who''s Who," but the league "may be making headway," according to Bil

Tags: General Motors, IndyCar, Pennzoil, Yahoo

05/27/99
JAR JAR GORDON: BOY WONDER'S CAR TO FEATURE STAR WARS THEME

Jeff Gordon will drive a specially designed No. 24 Pepsi Chevrolet, featuring characters from "The Phantom Menace," in the BGN Carquest Auto Parts 300 at Lowe''s Motor Speedway on Saturday. AZ-based A

Tags: Coca-Cola, General Motors, PepsiCo

05/26/99
FACILITY NOTES

In St. Paul, IN Univ. sports economist Mark Rosentraub addressed a civic forum in St. Paul Monday on a new Twins ballpark: "The greater Minneapolis-St. Paul market is just too small to generate enough

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, NASCAR, New England Patriots, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, R J Reynolds

05/26/99
LEMIEUX SWEETENS PROPOSAL TO ACQUIRE PENS; TRUCE W/MARINO?

Mario Lemieux announced yesterday "revisions" to his refinancing plan for the Penguins that add up to an offer of $85M for the team, according to Ann Belser of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Under the n

Tags: Franchises, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins

05/26/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

HOWARD JACOBS was named Senior VP/Worldwide Marketing & Business Development for Action Performance Companies Inc. Jacobs was previously at the Coca-Cola Company, where he directed its NASCAR strategy

Tags: Coca-Cola, Golden State Warriors, NASCAR, NBA, SLOC, People and Pop Culture, Utah Jazz

05/26/99
FORMAT CHANGE FOR JCPENNEY EVENT: PGA SEEKS OUT NEW SPONSOR

The JCPenney Classic, which features LPGA and PGA Tour mixed-team competition, will be "replaced by a PGA Tour event in 2000," according to Mick Elliott of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. The initial PGA Tour even

Tags: Events and Attractions, LPGA, PGA Tour

05/26/99
MEDIA NOTES

MULTICHANNEL NEWS'' R. Thomas Umstead reports that Adelphia Communications Corp. is working on a "state-of-the- art" building to be located in Buffalo, NY, which would include its Empire Sports Networ

Tags: ABC, Buffalo Sabres, Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Wild, NBA, NBC, New Jersey Devils, San Antonio Spurs, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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