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06/22/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

New Fox NFL studio analyst CRIS COLLINSWORTH "has been inked to host" Fox''s upcoming summer series "Guiness Book of World Records: Primetime" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 6/22)....Former Bruins coach STEVE KASP

Tags: Boston Bruins, Buffalo Bills, News Corp./Fox, NFL, People and Pop Culture

06/22/98
LEAGUE NOTES

FOX AND NHL QUESTION TIMES'' COVERAGE: In Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES, Fox and NHL officials wrote letters to the editor in response to recent columns on the state of the league. Fox VP/Media Relations Lou D

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NHL

06/22/98
DODGERS SHAKEUP CONTINUES: GRAZIANO FIRES CLAIRE AND RUSSELL

Dodgers Exec VP & GM Fred Claire and Manager Bill Russell "were fired late Sunday night when the team failed to meet expectations accompanying" a $57M payroll, according to Jason Reid of the L.A. TIME

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox

06/22/98
THEY'RE BUD MEN: SELIG COULDN'T ESCAPE PEER PRESSURE ON JOB

Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr., "one of the chief supporters of the movement" to get MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig to accept the job on a permanent basis, said he''d like to see an official annou

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Houston Astros, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Walt Disney

06/22/98
STERN STATEMENT: ARE FOX AND CBS EYEING NBA PLAYERS' TOUR?

Fox execs have talked to NBPA officials "about airing a schedule of an NBA Players League games" in the event of an NBA lockout, according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Raissman, who cites a

Tags: CBS, Chicago Bulls, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

06/19/98
FEELING SPICY ABOUT THEIR WINGS: RECORD CROWD GREETS CHAMPS

More than 1.2 million fans, "the largest crowd ever to gather" in downtown Detroit, came out for the Red Wings'' Stanley Cup championship parade, according to Wilson, French & Hurt of the DETROIT NEWS

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Franchises, Wilson Sporting Goods

06/19/98
WORLD CUP, II: HYPING THE CUP, FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE?

In Pittsburgh, columnist Bob Smizik wrote that the "excruciatingly boring World Cup is being shoved down the public''s gullet by media moguls, electronic and print." Smizik: "A vast majority of the po

Tags: Events and Attractions

06/19/98
MAPLE LEAFS WILL REAP BIG DOLLARS FROM NEW TICKET PLAN

When the Maple Leafs move into the Air Canada Centre on February 20, the team''s gate receipts will rise more than C$400,000 a game -- more than C$16M "prorated over a full season -- thanks to ticket-

Tags: Boston Bruins, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs

06/19/98
WORLD CUP, I: CABLE TIME SLOTS UP; NO "WE" IN WORLD CUP

While ESPN and ESPN2''s World Cup ratings are down from ''94, the two nets have "scored dramatic" time slot increases over their ''98 first quarter numbers, according to Michael Starr of the N.Y. POST

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

06/19/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

The WNBA Mystics'' inaugural game tonight is "virtually sold out," and as of early yesterday, "fewer than" 1,000 tickets remained. The team has sold about 6,800 season tickets so far (WASHINGTON POST,

Tags: Franchises, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures, Washington Mystics, WNBA

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