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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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12/04/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

LET IT RIP: Former ATP Tour Dir of Communications/ Americas Kevin O''Keefe has formed CA-based Riprock, Inc. which creates sports alliances with the entertainment industry. One of Riprock''s first pro

Tags: ATP, Cablevision, FC Dallas, Acushnet, Madison Square Garden, Reebok

12/04/97
WASHMORE GAMES? DC & BALTIMORE TO COMBINE 2012 OLYMPIC BID

Washington, DC and Baltimore corporate leaders "overwhelmingly agreed" yesterday that the two cities should join forces in a "unified bid" for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, according to Charles Babin

Tags: Olympics

12/04/97
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue says the NFL "will fight bids by any second-year college players to enter the ''98 draft." Tagliabue: "We think our rules (limiting signings to players with at least th

Tags: ATP, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Seattle Storm, Sports Illustrated

12/04/97
MEDIA NOTES

ABL Reign rookie Kate Starbird is writing occasional diary entries for ESPN SportsZone. Her first piece is currently on the service (THE DAILY)....TWI''s "College Football Preview Show" will air its 1

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CFL, ESPN, IMG, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, PepsiCo, Raycom Sports, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/04/97
NO MEMPHIS BLUES AGAIN: NIKE ADDS JOBS THROUGH EXPANSION

Nike officially opened a new apparel distribution center in Memphis, TN. The upgraded facility includes expanded warehouse and office space, an employee communications center, store and gym. Nike now

Tags: Nike

12/04/97
DETAILS BEGIN TO EMERGE ON INVESTIGATION OF DEBARTOLO

A Federal grand-jury investigation of 49ers co-Owner Edward DeBartolo Jr. is "focusing on a $400,000 cash payment he made to former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards less than three weeks before his company obtai

Tags: Franchises, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

12/04/97
DALLAS ARENA GETS MORE FUNDING, BUT ARE COSTS "MUSHROOMING"?

The city of Dallas has agreed to "kick in an extra" $20M for "road and sewer projects" around the proposed new arena for the Mavericks and Stars, prompting complaints that "subsidies are mushrooming,"

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

12/04/97
NOW APPEARING: PATRICK EWING, WAYNE GRETZKY & THE ROCKETTES

Cablevision Systems acquired Radio City Productions, which operates Radio City Music Hall (RCMH), from the Rockefeller Group in a deal valued at $400M. Cablevision plans to spend another $25M renovati

Tags: Cablevision, Events and Attractions, Madison Square Garden

12/04/97
LIVE FROM NEW YORK, IT'S ... MONDAY NIGHT AT THE ESPYS

ESPN has entered into a TV production agreement with Lorne Michaels'' Broadway Video, which produces "Saturday Night Live," for the sixth annual ESPY Awards, which will be held Monday, February 9 at R

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

12/04/97
HELP WANTED: CANADIAN NHL TEAM SEEKING COO

The Maple Leafs are "searching across North America" for a new COO, according to Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Sources told York that the new COO will have "at least the same level of author

Tags: CFL, Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vulcan Ventures

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