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08/07/97
MAVS AND STARS REPORTEDLY BOTH SAY NO THANKS TO CITY OFFER

Both the Mavericks and the Stars "have already rejected" an offer made by Dallas City Manager John Ware over a three-way split of a new downtown arena, according to Lee & Gillman of the DALLAS MORNING

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

08/07/97
BEESTON TALKS UP SELIG FOR THE TOP JOB AT MLB

MLB President & COO Paul Beeston said that Acting Commissioner/Brewers Chair Bud Selig "should divest himself of his holdings in the [Brewers] and, once this is done, drop his interim title to become

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Red Sox, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, MLB

08/07/97
NFL, JAGUARS AND LOCAL NEWSPAPER AT ODDS OVER WEB SITE

The Jaguars and the NFL "are objecting" to the Florida Times-Union''s Jaguars page on its World Wide Web site, according to Earl Daniels of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. The league and the team "have told

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL, Media

08/07/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL''s PR tour for his new movie "Steel" included "ET" and the "Tonight Show." O''Neal, on why he has no love scenes in "Steel": "I just don''t think people want to bring their kids to m

Tags: NBC, Ottawa Senators, People and Pop Culture

08/07/97
ISC SIGNS NEGOTIATING AGREEMENT FOR KANSAS CITY RACEWAY

International Speedway Corp. (ISC) has entered into a 60-day exclusive negotiating period with the City of Kansas City, KS, for the building of a motorsports facility (ISC). The track will cost "up to

Tags: Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp.

08/07/97
ESPN JOINS USA TODAY FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL AND HOOPS POLLS

ESPN and USA Today will join for the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 coaches poll for college football, men''s college basketball and women''s college basketball. The ''97 college football poll will begin tonig

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

08/06/97
LEAGUE NOTES

The NHL has hired Arnold Burns of Proskauer Rose for "assistance in screening ownership candidates" (Dan Wasserman, Newark STAR-LEDGER, 8/5)....The Mets are demonstrating "an early reluctance to endor

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Mets, NFL, NHL

08/06/97
CASTING CALL COMPLETE FOR RODMAN FILM; NEW FLICK ON HOCKEY

ABC has completed its casting for "Bad As I Wanna Be: The DENNIS RODMAN Story." DWAYNE ADWAY ("Second Noah") will play Rodman, DANIEL HUGH-KELLY ("Hardcastle and McCormack") will play Rodman''s colleg

Tags: ABC, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/06/97
RAVENS CONSIDER 25-BY-100-FOOT SCOREBOARDS FOR NEW STADIUM

The Ravens and the MD Stadium Authority met yesterday with reps Montreal-based Saco Controls about possibly installing two video scoreboards in the end zones of the team''s new stadium that would be 2

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

08/06/97
ABL GOING TO DISNEY WORLD. DO CHICAGO/ORLANDO "GOT NEXT?"

The ABL is "expected to announce on Thursday" an agreement with Disney to play its All-Star Game at Disney''s Wide World of Sports in Orlando, according to Stephanie Storm of the ORLANDO SENTINEL. The

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Sparks, News Corp./Fox, Seattle Storm, Walt Disney, WNBA

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