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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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04/14/97
TWINS AD CAMPAIGN TRIES TO SELL STADIUM TO MAN ON THE STREET

The Twins "went on the public relations offensive" with a statewide radio campaign "promoting their request for a new ballpark," according to Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Three 60-secon

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04/14/97
49ERS OWNER HITS CAMPAIGN TRAIL FOR NEW STADIUM-MALL COMPLEX

49ers Owner Edward DeBartolo, "who has been all but invisible" during the team''s campaign for a new stadium complex, "debuted as a political barnstormer" Friday, according to Epstein & Yoachum of the

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04/14/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Seattle, the TIMES examined the Mariners'' minority hiring. The team employs 21 execs or department heads, two of whom are minorities, and they employ 81 full-time workers, 10% "of whom are minorit

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Franchises, New Orleans Pelicans, Seattle Mariners, Walt Disney

04/14/97
SI FOR KIDS STUDY: JOYNER-KERSEE FAVORITE FEMALE ATHLETE

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04/14/97
FORGET PARIS? WILL BUD'S WORLD CUP ADVERTISING BE SKUNKED?

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04/14/97
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04/14/97
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A sellout crowd of 15,635 "packed the stands and showed warmth for their team," as the Whalers played their last game in the Hartford Civic Center yesterday, according to Michael Arace of the HARTFORD

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