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A construction worker this morning was "being treated for a severe head injury" after metal scaffolding fell on him at the site of the Falcons' new stadium ( AJC.com, 7/1 ). Universal Sports Network today announced a multiyear distribution deal with Suddenlink. As of today, the net will be ava...

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06/16/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DALE PETROSKEY was named Nat''l Baseball Hall of Fame President, effective July 19. Petroskey was a White House aide during the Reagan Administration (Albany TIMES UNION, 6/16)....The Columbus Blue Ja

Tags: AHL, Boston Bruins, Columbus Blue Jackets, Converse, ECHL, Foot Locker/Venator Group, Kansas City Chiefs, Magna Int'l, NBC, NHL, People and Pop Culture, The Sports Authority

06/16/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB NL Announced Attendance Through June 13 ''99 YEAR-TO-DATE   COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''98 AVG. %+/- ''97 AVG. %+/- COL 24 42,081 1,009,950 84% 46,861 -10% 48,006 -1

Tags: MLB, The Back of the Book

06/16/99
IOC DONE WITH LIVING LARGE? THEY SAY IT'S OK TO CUT THE FAT

The IOC''s 109th session, which starts tomorrow in Seoul, South Korea, will be broadcast over closed-circuit TV into a news-media working room making the "proceedings [available] to public scrutiny fo

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06/16/99
"ZEN" IS DONE WITH HIS MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE

Phil Jackson will be introduced as the new coach of the Lakers today at a news conference in Beverly Hills, and in L.A., Tim Kawakami reports that the five-year deal is worth "about" $30M, "far more t

Tags: Boston Celtics, Cablevision, Detroit Pistons, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, Madison Square Garden, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks, Palace Sports & Entertainment

06/16/99
BELLE'S CEREAL A BUST (SHOCKER), BUT WILL JUSTICE PREVAIL?

Indians LF David Justice "will unveil his version" of "Slugger Cereal," a cornflakes product made by NJ-based Int''l Home Foods, today at a news conference for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland, a

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians

06/16/99
WAS RAPPER TRYING TO TURN JERRY WEST INTO PISTOL PETE?

Rapper Cam''ron "inserted a gun into the NBA logo" in billboard and magazine ads promoting his new album, "Sports, Drugs and Entertainment," set for a June 29 release, according to Peyser, Davis & Sam

Tags: NBA

06/16/99
ISLANDERS SEEKS ARENA HELP FROM CABLEVISION IN TRADE

The proposed trade that would send Islanders'' RW Ziggy Palffy to the Rangers "was all but killed" yesterday when Islanders co-Owners Howard Milstein and Steven Gluckstern "demanded that Cablevision e

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, NHL, YankeeNets

06/16/99
RAINBOW SPORTS TO DISCUSS "SPORTS IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM"

Rainbow Sports, a division of Jesse Jackson''s Rainbow/PUSH Wall Street Project, is holding a conference, "Sports in the New Millennium," June 30-July 1, 1999 in Washington, DC. The conference include

Tags: Classified Advertisements, NCAA

06/16/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Game Four of the Stars-Sabres, followed by news on the Lakers'' hiring of Phil Jackson. "FSN Primetime" (Fox Sports Sout

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Buffalo Sabres, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Dallas Stars, ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Twins, News Corp./Fox, NHL, PGA Tour, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/16/99
NIKE TURNS ON AFTERBURNERS: IT'S SOLE, MAN, FOR NBA FINALS

Almost 80% of the players in the NBA Finals are wearing Nike sneakers, as 19 of the 24 players on the Knicks and Spurs active rosters are wearing the "swoosh." Does size matter? Well, the advantage go

Tags: And 1, Atlanta Hawks, Cablevision, CBS, Converse, Fila USA, NBA, New York Knicks, Nike, Reebok, San Antonio Spurs, Time Warner, Viacom

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