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MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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01/09/97
RAPTORS TELL LEAFS: NOW OR NEVER

The Raptors have "issued a deadline" of next Wednesday for the Maple Leafs to decide if they''re interested in a joint arena deal, according to Craig Daniels of the TORONTO SUN. If the Leafs "can''t m

Tags: Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

01/09/97
JACK LONG NAMED CEO OF IMSA AND IMSG

The IMSA has named Jack Long CEO of the sanctioning body and Long, who was named to the IMSA Board of Directors last November, will lead the day-to-day management and operations of IMSA and IMSA''s pa

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, Leagues and Governing Bodies

01/09/97
LEAGUE NOTES

MIAMI HERALD columnist Edwin Pope, on Don Shula: "If the NFL is as smart as it needs to be, it will create a position to take advantage of Shula''s expertise and integrity; maybe an ambassadorial post

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, NHL

01/09/97
DID ALL THE IBM SANTA-ELVES ADS HAVE YOU CHANNEL SURFING?

An apparent "ad agency snafu" led to the heavy play of the IBM ads featuring Santa in a hot tub, according to Chris Reidy of the BOSTON GLOBE. The IBM Santa-elves ad was seen "at least seven times" du

Tags: Green Bay Packers, IBM, NBC, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers

01/09/97
MLB LOOKS INTO ALLEGATIONS SCHOTT FALSIFIED CAR SALES

MLB has begun an investigation into allegations that Reds Owner Marge Schott used the names of seven Reds employees to falsify cars sales, according to Geoff Hobson in the CINCINNATI ENQUIRER. NL Pres

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, MLB

01/09/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

The Arnell Group in New York has acquired majority ownership in Pittsford, NY-based Paul Sports, Events and Entertainment Marketing. Paul plans to move its office to New York this year (N.Y. TIMES, 1/

Tags: MLS, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

01/09/97
SOUTH BOSTON RESIDENTS COME OUT TO OPPOSE NEW PATS STADIUM

Over 1,300 attended a two-hour meeting in South Boston to discuss the possibility of building a football stadium in the neighborhood, according to Tina Cassidy of the BOSTON GLOBE. Throughout the meet

Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots

01/09/97
GET ON THE BUSS? LAKERS BOSS INTERESTED IN BUYING DODGERS

Lakers Owner Jerry Buss is the latest to express interest in buying the Dodgers, according to Hiltzik, Bates & Cooper of the L.A. TIMES, who note, Buss "has never hid his interests in expanding his ho

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nike, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/09/97
TORONTO MEDIA TAKES SHOT AT NBA EXPANSION GUIDELINES

The NBA''s treatment of expansion teams, the Raptors and Grizzlies, and how it differed from the NFL''s, is examined by the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL and the TORONTO SUN. The GLOBE & MAIL''s Neil Campbell

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, NFL, Toronto Raptors

01/09/97
CANUCKS MARKET PAY-PER-VIEW PACKAGE OF FOUR GAMES

The Canucks sold about 2,840 subscriptions as part of a four-game, pay-per-view package, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. The PPV package is a four-game plan, which includes h

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Montreal Canadiens, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks

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