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ROLLING STONE's Steve McPherson writes of autograph seekers at NBA Summer League games: " It's possible there's nothing more American than the autograph . As a totem, it combines our obsessions with celebrity and talent with our desire for something more than mere experience, for something tangible"...
The city of Oakland, Alameda County and the Raiders "have been negotiating" with Tiawanese high-tech company UMAX Data Systems about a possible naming rights deal at Oakland Coliseum, according to Ren
In Milwaukee, the stadium board completed its financing plan for the Brewers'' new ballpark by adopting a "long- discussed proposal" to lease $45M worth of equipment, according to Kenneth Lamke of the
Packers QB BRETT FAVRE is profiled in the N.Y. TIMES by Mike Freeman, who writes that if Favre "was popular before Green Bay beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI, he is now the Elvis of th
PA-based And 1 has signed an agreement to provide DePaul Univ.''s men''s basketball team with uniforms, practice gear, shooting shirts, travel warm-up suits and bags this upcoming season (And 1)....Ni
The Ontario Soccer Association yesterday unveiled plans for the Canadian Professional Soccer League (CPSL), which will be based in Ontario, according to Tony Maraschiello in the TORONTO SUN. The CPSL
Maple Leafs President Ken Dryden appointed himself GM yesterday and assembled a "management team" to work with him, according to Paul Hunter in the TORONTO STAR. Dryden named former NHL Jets GM Mike S
CART "needs to do more to sell its races and its race- car drivers to keep from losing ground in the high-stakes scramble for fan loyalty," according to Liz Clarke in USA TODAY. "It''s not that CART''
With the sale of the Seahawks officially approved by the NFL, now team execs "need to sell the team to Seattle," according to Les Carpenter in the SEATTLE TIMES. Seahawks Dir of Ticket Sales Donn Bagn
The NFL has reached an agreement for Disney to display a permanent version of the NFL Experience, the league''s "interactive football playground," at its Wide World of Sports complex, according to Tim
The road work around Jack Kent Cooke Stadium in MD is scheduled to be completed in the first week of September, allowing the Redskins'' new home to open as planned on September 14 (WASHINGTON POST, 8/