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09/19/97
AVALANCHE PLAYERS STAR IN NEW SPOTS FOR FOX SPORTS NET

Patrick Roy, Joe Sakic, Peter Forsberg, Claude Lemieux and Rene Corbet recently filmed promo ads for Fox Sports Net which will run at the end of the month on Fox Sports Rocky Mountain, according to Pe

Tags: News Corp./Fox

09/19/97
NIKE REPORTS FIRST-QUARTER INCREASES DRIVEN BY GLOBAL MARKET

Nike Inc. reported first-quarter net income of $253.1M, or $0.85 per share, compared to $226.1M, or $0.76 per share, up 12% from a year ago. First-quarter revenues were $2.77B, up 21% from $2.28B last

Tags: Finance, Nike, Time Warner

09/19/97
SAM SMITH WRITES OF POSSIBLE LABOR WOES ON NBA HORIZON

From the NBA''s annual meetings in Orlando, Sam Smith of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE writes that "the rocket ship called the NBA that soared above all sports in the ''90s may have reached its zenith, and the

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Walt Disney

09/19/97
QUARTER-CENT SALES TAX COULD RAISE $223M FOR AZ COMPLEX

Numbers are "finally being discussed that suggest how much taxpayers could be asked to contribute" to an East Valley domed stadium and National Sports Center, according to Lisa Gonderinger of the ARIZ

Tags: Facilities, NFL, Arizona Coyotes

09/19/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are EDT. "MLB on Fox" games were SF-FL; CIN-PHI; NYY-BAL; KC-ANA. ABC''s NCAA Football was ND-PUR; UCLA-TEX; and MD-

Tags: ABC, CBS, CFL, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/19/97
DODGERS-GIANTS PENNANT RACE RESULTING IN BIG NUMBERS

The Dodgers-Giants game on Wednesday gave SportsChannel Pacific (SCP) its "highest rating in the Bay Area," according to Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Then, the extra-inning game yesterday

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Media

09/19/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

Thursday''s paid crowd of 52,140 at 3Com Park for the Dodgers-Giants game was the Giants'' largest since July 26, 1994, and marked their first back-to-back crowds of more than 50,000 since July 26-27,

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney

09/19/97
LEAGUE NOTES

WOMEN''S HOOPS: Roger Thurow examines the ABL and WNBA, writing that women''s basketball, "swaddled in a warm, fuzzy blanket during its recent ascent in popularity, sits precariously atop the same fau

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Oakland Raiders, WNBA

09/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The World Research Group''s Interactive Sports Conference began yesterday at New York City''s Hilton & Towers. Wednesday''s scheduled speakers/moderators: IBM Global Telecom and Media Industries VP/Br

Tags: ABC, BBDO, ESPN, IBM, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/18/97
SUN-TIMES COLUMNIST: SHOULD MICHAEL JORDAN GIVE MORE?

In the wake of the deaths of PRINCESS DIANA and MOTHER TERESA, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES columnist Rick Telander examined the charitable nature of MICHAEL JORDAN. Telander: "Jordan works out, makes his commer

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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