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08/15/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTION

JOE RHEIN, former Arizona Cardinal VP, was named Special Assistant to the President of the IHL Roadrunners (AP/ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 8/14).

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/15/96
ESPN PIONEER TOM MEES DEAD AT 46

ESPN sportscaster Tom Mees died yesterday after drowning in a neighbor''s pool. Mees, one of the original three announcers to stay with ESPN since its inception in ''79, was 46. In the early edition o

Tags: ESPN, NHL, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/15/96
THEY'RE GOING TO DISNEYWORLD. DISNEY HOSTS SENIOR OLYMPICS

The U.S. National Senior Sports Organization (USNSO) and Walt Disney World Sports announced the ''99 Senior Sports Classic VII -- The Senior Olympics, will be held at the Walt Disney World Sports Comp

Tags: Walt Disney

08/15/96
BALTIMORE'S CORPORATE SPONSORS BATTLE IS FOR THE BIRDS

Corporate support of the Ravens, and their competition for dollars with the Orioles, is examined by Ey & Kline of the BALTIMORE BUSINESS JOURNAL. Some MD-based companies, such as hot dog maker Esskay

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, Legg Mason

08/15/96
SCHOOL DAZE: NFL TO KICK OFF TAKE A PLAYER TO SCHOOL CONTEST

NFL Properties, JCPenney and Starter will join together this fall for the sixth annual JCPenney/Starter Take A Player to School Contest. The contest starts this month and has students eligible to win

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, NFL

08/15/96
SELIG HITS THE PHONES TO GET CONSENSUS ON SERVICE TIME

MLB''s owners "inched closer" to giving chief labor negotiator Randy Levine "the go-ahead to complete a deal" with the players, according to sources cited in this morning''s WASHINGTON POST. Those sou

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Mets, Time Warner

08/15/96
TIMES MIRROR AND RAINBOW HOLDINGS ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC DEAL

Times Mirror''s The Sporting News has joined with Rainbow Programming Holdings'' sports networks -- NewSport, Prime and SportsChannel Regional Network -- to provide integrated media opportunities for

Tags: NHL, Media, Vulcan Ventures

08/15/96
MEDIA NOTES

Turner Sports said it may drop of few of the Heat''s scheduled ten telecasts if the team gets off to a slow start now that they''ve lost Juwan Howard. NBC has no plans to drop any of its five Heat tel

Tags: ABC, Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Miami Heat, NBC, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, TNN, Walt Disney

08/15/96
MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT CLEARS WAY FOR NEW TIGER STADIUM

The Michigan Supreme Court voted unanimously yesterday to let stand two lower court rulings rejecting a lawsuit filed by the Tiger Stadium Fan Club to prevent the construction of a new stadium over a

Tags: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, News Corp./Fox

08/15/96
IF IT'S BROKE, FIX IT: ATHLETES WORKING THE SYSTEM

Former sports stars "are tapping into California''s workers'' compensation system, which has a reputation among pro athletes as one of the most generous in the nation," according to Cantlupe & Hasemye

Tags: Law and Politics, San Diego Chargers, San Diego Padres, San Francisco 49ers

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