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04/16/98
WELCOME TO TECHNODOME: TORONTO PLANS A MULTI-THEME PARK

Toronto-based Heathmount Arts & Entertainment unveiled plans for a $1B "Destination Technodome" indoor theme park on Tuesday, according to Steven Theobald of the TORONTO STAR. The "high-tech playgroun

Tags: Facilities

04/16/98
NO MINT ON THIS TIGER'S PILLOW: WOODS WINS MEDAL DEBATE

IMG announced that Tiger Woods has won a "substantial" monetary settlement and a permanent injunction barring Franklin Mint and its owners from using the golfer''s name and likeness on any products or

Tags: IMG

04/16/98
WNBA PRE-DRAFT CAMP OPENS AS LEAGUE STARTS LURING TOP TALENT

Tracy Reid, the ACC Player of the Year for the past two seasons, announced that she has signed with the WNBA -- the second All-American to sign with the league this week, according to USA TODAY''s Val

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, WNBA

04/16/98
MEDIA NOTES

BASKETBALL: During tonight''s Knicks/Raptors game, MSG Network, in conjunction with SporTVision Systems, will launch the first area public test of a new technology, AIRf/x, which measures the vertical

Tags: AFL, Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBC, New York Knicks, Media, Sportvision, TBS/TNT, Toronto Raptors

04/16/98
MARK O'MEARA LOOKS TO CASH IN ON HIS WIN AT THE MASTERS

After winning The Masters, Mark O''Meara will "probably minimize" the number of his personal appearances but look to "maximize the fees," according to agent, IMG''s Peter Malik, who is quoted by Don M

Tags: IMG, Russell Athletic

04/16/98
YANKEE STADIUM EXPECTED TO RE-OPEN NEXT FRIDAY

Yankee Stadium "will remain closed for another week so workers can repair concrete that was in danger of crumbling from the 75-year-old ballpark''s facade," according to David Halbfinger of the N.Y. T

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, Sears, YankeeNets

04/16/98
JUNIOR HOCKEY MAY GET CHANCE ON MAJOR CANADIAN NETWORK

Canada''s major junior hockey league is close to signing a deal with CTV Sports Net "that would significantly increase the Canadian Hockey League''s [CHL] exposure both on national and regional levels

Tags: CHL, Media

04/16/98
DON CHERRY TOO TART FOR BELL CANADA'S QUEBEC DIVISION

Bell Canada''s Quebec division has stopped sponsoring Don Cherry''s "Coach''s Corner," accusing him of using his role on CBC''s "Hockey Night In Canada" to utter "gross statements" about francophones,

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

04/16/98
VANS SEES SALES, ENDORSEMENT ROSTER, ON THE UP-AND-UP

CA-based Vans Inc. "has caught a rising wave in the youth-driven world of athletic shoes," according to Joseph Pereira on the front page of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Among a "growing cadre of teenagers

Tags: Nike, Reebok

04/16/98
A DIFFERENT SORT OF FILING EXTENSION HAS NBA REFS ON BOARD

Several NBA referees "facing indictment" from the IRS for failure to report income "have agreed to have their cases pushed back until after" the NBA Finals, according to Mitch Lawrence of the N.Y. DAI

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

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