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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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03/16/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In L.A., Ross Newhan wrote that the Reds may be fined $250,000 for minor league director Donnie Scott''s "faux pas in asking the banned Pete Rose" to speak to a group of minor leaguers last Wednesday

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins, Franchises, General Motors, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, Time Warner, Utah Jazz

03/16/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Rawlings Sporting Goods was profiled by Matthew Stichnoth in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES under the header "Baseball and Beyond." Stichnoth looked at Rawlings'' financial status, calling it "a small fry in th

Tags: Puma

03/16/98
DUKING IT OUT OVER UNIVERSITY ANTI-SWEATSHOP INITIATIVES

Duke Univ. "scored big media points" with its "bold anti-sweatshop initiative," and other colleges are "lining up to follow suit," according to Stella Hopkins of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Diane Bratcher

03/16/98
FACILITY NOTES

The Reform Party of Canada "pressed the federal government Thursday to complain under the Free Trade Agreement or to the World Trade Organization [WTO] about the subsidization of new arenas for NHL te

Tags: Facilities, NHL

03/16/98
DAWG POUND ON THE REBOUND: NEW BROWNS OWNER TO MAKE PROFIT

Whenever the owner of the new Browns franchise is chosen, he or she could make $12M in profits the first year alone, according to David Adams of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. Adams wrote that after paying

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, NFL

03/16/98
NIKE ELIMINATES 450 U.S. WORKERS; INT'L CUTS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Nike estimates that it will eliminate approximately 450 U.S.-based employees, or 3.5% of its total U.S. workforce. The company''s Beaverton, OR, headquarters will be reduced by 250. Details of further

Tags: Nike

03/16/98
MLS I: NEW SEASON BEGINS WITH IN-FUSION OF FANS IN MIAMI

The ''98 MLS season began Sunday, as D.C. United defeated the expansion Miami Fusion 2-0. In Fort Lauderdale, Jeff Rusnak reports that the Fusion played before a sellout crowd of 20,450 in newly renov

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

03/16/98
THE BELL ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE? A-10 GETS A TITLE SPONSOR

MA-based Woolf Associates finalized a deal making Bell Atlantic the title sponsor of championship events in every sport for the Atlantic 10 Conference''s ''98-''99 season. Bell Atlantic will sponsor o

03/16/98
MURDOCH AWAITS WORD: MLB OWNERS TO VOTE ON DODGERS THIS WEEK

MLB Owners will vote on the proposed sale of the Dodgers to Rupert Murodch''s News Corp. Group at the conclusion of their meetings Thursday in St. Petersburg. In Milwaukee, Tom Haudricourt reported th

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, Time Warner, Walt Disney

03/16/98
HOUSTON INDIE STATION MAY LAND OVER-THE-AIR 'STROS TELECASTS

Houston independent KNWS-51 is expected to win the rights to broadcast 66 Astros games this season if the station "can iron out the details" with broadcast rights- holder Fox Sports Southwest (FSSW),

Tags: Houston Astros, News Corp./Fox, Media

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