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08/21/96
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"It''s a dramatic vote of confidence in us, in our city." -- Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer, on the Lions move back to the city (DETROIT NEWS, 8/21).

Tags: Detroit Lions, Front Page

08/21/96
BACK TO THE TABLE FOR BASEBALL'S OWNERS, PLAYERS

After a week of internal debate among ownership, negotiators for MLB''s players and owners "appear to be ready to resume their efforts to complete a new collective bargaining agreement" (N.Y. TIMES, 8

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Kansas City Royals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

08/21/96
CBS TO BE IN YOUR EYES: NET DETAILS CABLE CHANNEL

CBS announced it will launch Eye on People, a cable channel carrying "reality-based programming on contemporary and historical personalities." The channel will launch in March and CBS is offering it e

Tags: CBS, Media, Viacom

08/21/96
VIRGINIA BASEBALL: ONE EYE ON HOUSTON AND ONE ON PIRATES

While the Astros have been the main focus for Virginia Baseball, the WASHINGTON TIMES'' Thom Loverro reports "the Pirates might soon wind up available for purchase and ripe for relocation again." Sour

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates

08/21/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MICHELLE ROBINSON was named South Region Sales Manager and BRAD BROWNING has been named Midwest Region Sales Manager for Network International. They will be responsible for continued developed and imp

Tags: MasterCard, MLS, NHL, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture

08/21/96
NCAA COUNCIL AIMS TO RELAX STUDENT-ATHLETE JOB RESTRICTIONS

The NCAA Council will sponsor legislation recommended by the Special Committee on Agents and Amateurism and the Committee on Financial Aid and Amateurism that would allow student-athletes in Division

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

08/21/96
LIBERTY'S JIM MARTIN REPORTEDLY NAMED COO OF FOX SPORTS NET

Jim Martin, President of Network Operations for Liberty Sports, has been named COO of Fox Sports Net, the domestic sports arm of the new Fox/Liberty venture, according to Scott Hettrick of HOLLYWOOD R

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Washington Capitals

08/21/96
CELTICS STOCK NOT SCORING BIG POINTS WITH INVESTORS

Investors in publicly traded units of the Boston Celtics Limited Partnerships have experienced "disappointed in some quarters over the dividend ... and the financial uncertainty of an industry" with e

Tags: Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Franchises

08/21/96
NASCAR ROARS ON BROADWAY: MARKETING OFFICE OPEN IN NYC

In a move to "further enhance its marketing efforts ... with a full-time sponsorship sales effort," NASCAR announced it will open an office in New York City, effective October 1. The office, located a

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR

08/21/96
LOAN ENSURES MONTREAL WILL COMPLETE CFL SEASON

The CFL Montreal Alouettes received a cash loan of about C$1M from investors that will enable the team to meet its August payroll and complete the season, according to Bill Beacon in the Toronto GLOBE

Tags: CFL, Franchises

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