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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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07/24/97
LEAGUE NOTES

MLS Commissioner Doug Logan says that he "feels certain" Seattle will have a franchise by 2002 (USA TODAY, 7/24)....The newly formed, DC-based Women''s Players Association''s current members include t

Tags: Cablevision, Detroit Lions, Detroit Pistons, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Miami Heat, MLS, Montreal Canadiens, National Lacrosse League, New York Rangers, NFL, Ottawa Senators, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning

07/24/97
FACILITY ACQUISITIONS CONTINUE AT TOP SPEED IN MOTOR SPORTS

Penske Motorsports Inc. (PMI), which purchased the Phoenix Int''l Raceway last week, and Int''l Speedway Corp. (ISC) announced yesterday that they have each purchased a 40% interest in Homestead-Miami

Tags: Facilities, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, R J Reynolds

07/24/97
THE PRICE OF SUCCESS? JAZZ RAISE TICKET PRICES

The Jazz "are following their most successful season in history with the biggest ticket-price hike ... since the team moved to the Delta Center in 1991," according to Michael Lewis of the SALT LAKE TR

Tags: Franchises, Utah Jazz

07/24/97
"GLAMOUR GIRL AND GLADIATOR": REECE PROFILED ON ABC

Women''s pro volleyball player and model GABRIELLE REECE was profiled by ABC Sports'' Robin Roberts on ABC''s "Primetime Live" last night. Reece has an endorsement deal with Nike, a book coming out en

Tags: ABC, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/24/97
COREL WTA TOUR RACQUET/CLOTHES AFFILIATIONS

The following lists the apparel and racquet contracts for the top 20 Corel WTA Tour players. Rankings are listed through the week of July 21 (Corel WTA Tour): PLAYER CLOTHES/SHOES RACQUET 1 Martina Hi

Tags: Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals, Wilson Sporting Goods

07/24/97
ADIDAS PASSED OVER FOR DAX BUT OUTLOOK REMAINS POSITIVE

Stock of adidas has "been on a tear in recent weeks on speculation" that the Frankfurt Stock Exchange planned to include the company in the "prestigious" DAX Index of 30 stocks in September, according

Tags: Nike, Washington Nationals

07/24/97
GRIFFEY LASHES OUT AT MARINERS FRONT OFFICE ABOUT EXHIBITION

Ken Griffey Jr. spoke to the media after the Mariners'' loss to the Indians Tuesday, "tearing into the front office" of the Mariners, according to Bob Finnegan of the SEATTLE TIMES. Griffey spoke abou

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Dallas Stars, Franchises, Seattle Mariners, Southwest Sports Group, SportsLine.com

07/24/97
MEDIA NOTES

ELECTRONIC MEDIA listed their "10 Shows That Made Cable." The No. 6 spot was given to ESPN''s "SportsCenter." ELECTRONIC MEDIA''s Jim McConville: "''SportsCenter'' has changed the way TV covers sports

Tags: Atlanta Braves, ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/24/97
MEET THE PRESS: MLB PRESIDENT & COO PAUL BEESTON TALKS IT UP

New MLB President & COO Paul Beeston was part of a media conference call yesterday with Acting Commissioner Bud Selig. Excerpts from the call: Beeston, on his immediate agenda: "What I want to do is g

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

07/24/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SKIP GILBERT has been named VP/Sales of U.S. Soccer Properties, the U.S. Soccer Federation''s new marketing arm. Gilbert had been the National Sales Manager at the Sporting News Publishing Co (U.S. So

Tags: Converse, DaimlerChrysler, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

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