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08/12/96
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Pro Sports Services expects to have a line of Ted Williams t-shirts and sweats in stores on September 28, the same day Williams hit his last major league home run in ''60 (N.Y. POST, 8/11)....Nike wil

Tags: Callaway Golf, Green Bay Packers, Nike, Time Warner, Wieden Kennedy

08/12/96
WHAT ME, WORRY? NIKE STARS UNMOVED BY SWEAT SHOP ALLEGATIONS

Activists say Michael Jordan, Carl Lewis, Michael Johnson, Dennis Rodman and Charles Barkley are among the Nike athletes who have ignored appeals to get the company to change sweatshop practices, acco

Tags: Nike, San Antonio Spurs

08/12/96
TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TO SELL PSL'S

In an attempt to help finance a $110M price tag, the Texas Motor Speedway will sell approximately $30M in PSLs, according to the FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. Speedway General Manager Eddie Gossage said r

Tags: Facilities

08/12/96
BREW CREW'S FINANCING PLAN UNDER A MICROSCOPE

The Milwaukee Stadium Board, which meets this Thursday, will not vote on the financing plan for the Brewers proposed new $250M ballpark until September, according to MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Kennet

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

08/12/96
A TRULY CINERGISTIC RELATIONSHIP

The Reds are negotiating with Cinergy, parent company of Plainsfield, IN-based PSI energy, to rename Riverfront Stadium Cinergy Field, according to USA TODAY. Hamilton County Commissioner Bob Bedingha

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

08/12/96
WOMEN'S SPORTS FOUNDATION/EVIAN EARNINGS GAP INDEX

The Women''s Sports Foundation and Evian Natural Spring Water have combined to study the comparative earnings of male and female athletes. The Earnings Gap Index compares the total and average prize p

Tags: The Back of the Book

08/12/96
STADIUM NOTES

Irving, TX, residents voted by "landslide margins" Saturday to stay with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit System. Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones had hoped one major consequence of the city pulling out would b

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Facilities, MLB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins

08/12/96
JOHN ALLEN STAYS: REDS INTERIM CEO NAMED MANAGING EXEC

NL President Leonard Coleman announced Friday that interim Reds CEO John Allen was named Managing Executive of the team. He assumed the full-time managing executive role on Friday (National League). R

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Franchises, Walt Disney

08/12/96
REVIEWS FOR HBO'S "ARLI$$": A MAN OF THE PEOPLE

TV critics continue to offer reviews of HBO''s "Arli$$." In Boston, Frederic Biddle notes Arli$$ is a "slam dunk! Home Run! And score!" (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/9). But in DC, Richard Leiby notes the show "is

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

08/12/96
BASEBALL LABOR DEAL? ISSUE-BY-ISSUE EXAMINATION

Some details on the emerging MLB labor agreement, according to various media sources: PAYROLL TAX: Both sides have agreed to a flat 2.5% tax on player salaries for the first two years. A luxury tax wo

Tags: ESPN, Houston Astros, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Walt Disney

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