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12/13/96
AND THEN THERE WERE TWO: MINNEAPOLIS NARROWS BALLPARK SITES

The Minneapolis City Council narrowed its choices down to two downtown Minneapolis sites for the potential location of a new baseball stadium, according to Jay Weiner in the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE.

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins

12/13/96
MEDIA NOTES

Planet Hollywood International Inc. is planning to launch a syndicated talk show next year called "The Home Team", to be hosted by Fox''s Terry Bradshaw (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 12/13)....Former CBS and Tur

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, Miami Heat, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

12/13/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"Access Hollywood" reported that KEVIN COSTNER will star in his third baseball movie, "For The Love of the Game." Costner will play a washed up pitcher ("Access Hollywood," 12/12)....AL umpire JOHN HI

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, Palace Sports & Entertainment, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/13/96
MILLER SWITCHES AD AGENCIES ON LITE AND GENUINE DRAFT

Miller Brewing has named new lead agencies on its two biggest brands, Lite and Genuine Draft, according to AD AGE. Fallon, McElligott, Minneapolis, will take over the $100M Miller Lite account, while

Tags: Wieden Kennedy

12/13/96
THE TOM AND JERRY SHOW: MAGUIRE OPENS TO STRONG REVIEWS

"JERRY MAGUIRE," a romantic comedy in which sports agent TOM CRUISE looks to overcome greed to rediscover his soul, opens nationally today. Here''s a sampling of reviews: TOUCHDOWN: In Boston, Jay Car

Tags: People and Pop Culture

12/13/96
STILL NO SIGNS OF MOVEMENT IN RAPTORS-LEAFS ARENA TALKS

The one-month anniversary of Allan Slaight''s buyout of John Bitove Jr.''s stake in the Raptors and its effect on their relationship with the Maple Leafs, is examined by Neil Campbell of the Toronto G

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

12/13/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Houston, columnist John McClain, notes Oilers Owner Bud Adams has still not officially told his players and coaches where the Oilers will be playing next season. McClain: "The Oilers are shrouded b

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Miami Marlins, Franchises

12/13/96
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: ESPNET BEGINS CYBERCASTING NBA GAMES

Starwave Corp., ESPN Enterprises and the NBA began cybercasting NBA games on ESPNET SportsZone last night. Cybercast games are available as part of SportsZone''s premium service package, which require

Tags: ESPN, NBA, NCAA, Media, Walt Disney

12/13/96
NBA, BULLS SETTLE IN WGN CASE; AD REVENUE PART OF DEAL

The NBA, the Bulls and WGN-TV reached agreement over its longstanding litigation regarding WGN''s carriage of Bulls telecasts. The NBA has licensed WGN to televise 15 Bulls games nationally for the ne

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

12/13/96
OVITZ OUT AS NUMBER TWO CHEESE FOR THE MOUSE

MICHAEL OVITZ was "abruptly left" as President of the Walt Disney Co., according to Paul Fahri of the WASHINGTON POST. Disney said Ovitz was leaving by "mutual consent" and doesn''t immediately have p

Tags: Los Angeles Lakers, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

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