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08/13/96
LEAGUE NOTES

Representatives from MLBPA responded to allegations from former player Robin Roberts that the union has done nothing to support the Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.), which provides financial help to

Tags: IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NHL

08/13/96
THE FUTURE IS NOW: ASPIRING U.S. HOST CITIES LINE UP

The IOC''s "biggest lesson" from Atlanta was never again to award a Games without having costs underwritten by the host city, according to the BOSTON GLOBE. John Powers writes that Sydney will be "dec

Tags: IOC, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, Olympics

08/13/96
HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE: OLYMPIC ATHLETES IN THE NEWS

U.S. boxer Fernando Vargas will guest star in an upcoming episode of UPN''s "Moesha" (Baltimore SUN, 8/12). ....Grease Exec Producer Barry Weissler is trying to "lure" the U.S. women''s Gymnastics Tea

Tags: Olympics, UPN

08/13/96
ARENA BOND SALE TO THE FOREFRONT IN MIAMI

A Broward County, FL, selection committee has recommended PaineWebber and Prudential Securities to manage the bond sale to finance the Panthers'' proposed $212M arena, according to today''s MIAMI HERA

Tags: Facilities, Prudential Securities

08/13/96
LIBERTY SPORTS EXECS DEPART TO OPEN OWN FIRM

Liberty Sports President & CEO Ed Frazier and COO Joe King have decided to leave the company to form Frazier King Media, a holding company that seeks to develop media assets, according to ELECTRONIC M

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, MLB, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom

08/13/96
GOLF NEWS & NOTES: SPALDING/ETONIC DEAL BAD NEWS FOR SOME?

Initial analysis of Spalding''s acquisition of Etonic indicates the "marriage" is not "good news" for smaller golf shoe companies, according to GOLF WORLD. With sales approaching $1B, Spalding can inj

Tags: Russell Athletic, Sara Lee

08/13/96
OILERS EYE THEIR LIBERTY: '98 SEASON IN MEMPHIS

Oilers Exec VP Mike McClure said it''s "all but certain" the team will play its first season of Tennessee home games in Memphis instead of Nashville, as they are "fairly confident" about playing in th

Tags: Cablevision, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, New York Liberty

08/13/96
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Rawlings has introduced a water-resistant practice baseball, the "Morning Dew," that can "stand up to" rain-saturated and dew- soaked field conditions (Rawlings).... After selling a minority interest

Tags: ESPN, MLB, NFL, Walt Disney

08/13/96
NBA AND "SI FOR KIDS" ALIGN TO GIVE TEENS THE INSIDE STUFF

The NBA has signed a multi-year deal for Time Inc.''s Sports Illustrated for Kids to publish the league''s Inside Stuff magazine, according to ADVERTISING AGE. Plans call for the NBA''s every-other-mo

Tags: NBA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

08/13/96
NO CINERGY IN CINCINNATI? BENGALS SAY WHOA

A potential five-year deal between Hamilton County and Cinergy Corp. to rename Riverfront Stadium as Cinergy Field has "stalled" because of "stalemated" lease negotiations for a proposed new Bengals s

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

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