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06/29/98
AD AGE REPORTS CBA IN ACQUISITION TALKS WITH DISNEY GROUP

The CBA is "entertaining a variety of acquisition offers, including one from a group led by Imagine Entertainment, the Hollywood production company founded by Ron Howard," according to AD AGE. This gr

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06/29/98
BETTMAN SAYS CONDITIONS MUST BE RIGHT FOR OLYMPIC RETURN

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told the N.Y. POST''s Jay Greenberg that the league will wait for the outcome of its discussions with the IOC and NBC before committing to league participation in the 200

Tags: IOC, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, NHL

06/29/98
TWO NEW POLLS SHOW PUBLIC SUPPORT OF STADIA NOT POPULAR

Two years after MD Gov. Parris Glendening "pushed through" state funding for two pro football stadiums in the state, a new poll shows a "substantial majority of residents believe public financing was

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Washington Redskins

06/29/98
TOP FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TARGETING MORE SPORTS BUSINESS

In a period when increasing salaries and signing bonuses, multiyear contracts and endorsement deal can push annual incomes "well into the millions," pro athletes as a group have become "highly desirab

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06/29/98
WHO IS BILLY HUNTER? NBPA EXEC DIR THE FOCUS OF PROFILES

With an NBA lockout looming, NBPA Exec Dir Billy Hunter was profiled this weekend in three NBA markets. NEWSDAY''s Barbara Barker wrote, "Hunter has never backed away from a good fight." Hunter, on hi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

06/29/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In K.C., Steve Rock reported that following the news that NCAA Exec Dir CEDRIC DEMPSEY received a $150,000 raise in one year, "an increase few NCAA members knew anything about, scores of NCAA family m

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Marriott, NCAA, People and Pop Culture

06/29/98
TOM HICKS ACQUIRES UNIVERSAL SPORTS AND HOST COMMUNICATIONS

Stars and MLB Rangers Owner Tom Hicks has added what he considers a "key component for putting together" an RSN by acquiring control of KY-based Host Communications and TX- based Universal Sports Amer

Tags: Dallas Stars, NBC, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Texas Rangers

06/29/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Three "humorous commercials" for Nike aimed at young skateboarders, by CA-based Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, won the Grand Prix top honor at the 45th annual Int''l Advertising Festival in Cannes, F

Tags: ATT, General Motors, NBC, Nike, Puma, Toyota

06/29/98
LITTLE WINGS: STANLEY CUP CHAMPS LOOK TO LAND LOCAL DEALS

After winning their second-straight Stanley Cup, some advertisers are "summoning the Wings," according to Becky Yerak of the DETROIT NEWS. Conn Smythe Trophy winner Steve Yzerman "is considering a hal

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