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06/08/98
FACILITY NOTES

With the Raleigh arena project $20M over budget, Laurie Willis of the NEWS & OBSERVER reported that the Hurricanes "have proposed giving more money for the arena, but have not divulged how much they a

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Facilities, Gale Force Holdings, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

06/08/98
PETITION DENIED: TWINS, MLB CAN'T SHAKE ANTITRUST CASE IN MN

The MN Attorney General''s office "moved one step closer ... to forcing baseball officials to answer questions in a preliminary antitrust investigation" after the MN state Court of Appeals last week d

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB

06/08/98
WORLD CUP KICKS OFF WEDNESDAY: ARE THE FRENCH READY?

With the World Cup set to begin on Wednesday, the event "is far from becoming a national obsession," according to Owen & Harverson of the FINANCIAL TIMES. This "seems to hold true even for sports fan,

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

06/08/98
ESPN ZONE PLANS OUTDOOR FEST TO TRUMPET BALTIMORE ARRIVAL

When the ESPN Zone restaurant opens in Baltimore next month, it "will also launch a yearly event" for the city''s Inner Harbor, "an outdoor sports festival for fans and participants alike," according

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

06/08/98
NETWORK NEWS: NO DEAL W/FOX AND AFFILS; ESPN STILL TOP GUN

Fox''s spring affiliates meeting "adjourned Friday with no deal in place for the affiliates to help shoulder the cost" of Fox''s new $4.4B NFL package, according to Jenny Hontz of DAILY VARIETY. The "

Tags: ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

06/08/98
LEAGUE NOTES

BASEBALL: USA TODAY reports that interleague play continued to draw well, as attendance through "all but one game" this weekend averaged 34,459, up from the regular season average of 26,568 (USA TODAY

Tags: Champ Car World Series, ESPN, General Motors, Kansas City Royals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, NBA, New York Mets, Walt Disney

06/08/98
NEAR-RECORD CROWDS SEES ALL THAT HORSE RACING HAS TO OFFER

Saturday''s Belmont Stakes, in which Real Quiet lost his bid for the Triple Crown by a nose to Victory Gallop, drew 80,162 fans to Belmont, the second-largest crowd ever to witness the race (N.Y. DAIL

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Miami Marlins, New York Yankees, NTRA, Visa, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/08/98
WAR CHEST NEARS $60M AS PACKERS NET RECORD INCOME FOR '97

The Packers reported net income of $6.718M for FY ''97, "establishing a corporation record for the third straight year," according to Bob McGinn of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. The team now has a "

Tags: Franchises, Green Bay Packers

06/08/98
IS STEINBRENNER'S THREAT BLUSTER, OR IS IT TIME TO DEAL?

New York City Council Speaker Peter Vallone "refused to drop his call" on Friday for a referendum on any new Yankee stadium, one day after team Owner George Steinbrenner said Vallone''s actions could

Tags: Facilities

06/08/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

GOLF: CNN''s Jim Huber examined the USGA''s potential ban on titanium clubs and said "there are some who feel the USGA might be the one that suffers in the end." Senior PGA Tour player Rocky Thompson,

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Miami Marlins, Green Bay Packers, NFL, PGA Tour, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner, Upper Deck, USGA

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