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Former NHLer STEVE MOORE yesterday "received an out-of-court settlement" in his civil suit against the Canucks and NHL free agent TODD BERTUZZI . The suit was "scheduled to go to trial Sept. 8 in Toronto, and witnesses were to include" NHL Commissioner GARY BETTMAN . A lawyer for Bertuzzi said t...

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06/16/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Time Warner Inc. Vice Chair & Braves Owner TED TURNER has challenged News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH to a boxing match. Turner, to a group of Hollywood execs: "What do you think about Rupert Murdoch a

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors

06/16/97
ARE THE CAROLINAS READY FOR NHL? HURRICANES SURE HOPE SO

The Hurricanes will "target large corporations, small businesses and the average Joe in an attempt to sell season tickets for the team''s first year in the Greensboro Coliseum," according to Steve Pol

Tags: AHL, Carolina Hurricanes, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings

06/16/97
CALLAWAY STANDS BY DALY AFTER WITHDRAWAL FROM U.S. OPEN

John Daly withdrew from the U.S. Open midway through the second round Friday, citing mental and physical fatigue, when he walked off the course without informing playing partners Ernie Els and Payne S

Tags: Callaway Golf, NBC, PGA Tour

06/16/97
TURNSTILE TRACKER: INTERLEAGUE ATTENDANCE

The following are attendance figures for all MLB interleague games played Thursday-Sunday. Home teams are listed second, and comparisons are to each home team''s season attendance avg through Sunday,

Tags: MLB, The Back of the Book

06/16/97
L.A. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FAILS TO BACK COLISEUM FOR NFL

The L.A. Area Chamber of Commerce "failed" last week to approve a resolution backing the L.A. Memorial Coliseum as the "top choice" for the return of pro football to the area, according to Jodi Wilgor

Tags: Facilities, NFL

06/16/97
SEATTLE FOOTBALL STADIUM MAY BE TRAILING BEFORE POLLS OPEN

The Seattle stadium proposal "may be in trouble" among people who have already cast ballots by mail, according to a poll last Friday cited by Peter Callaghan in the Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE. Referendum 48,

Tags: Facilities

06/16/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Eagles have cut off season tickets for ''97 at 58,000, up 2,000 from a year ago and the most since ''83 (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 6/15)....In Minneapolis, Sid Hartman reported that gross revenues for

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Twins, Montreal Canadiens, NHL, Philadelphia Eagles, Toronto Blue Jays, Toronto Maple Leafs

06/16/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Hollywood Park named MIKE MOONEY Dir of Publicity and DARREN ROGERS Assistant Dir of Publicity (Mult., 6/14). ...FRANK BUCHENROTH has been named Dir of Sponsor Programs for the NPSL (NPSL)....ROBERT K

Tags: CBS, NPSL, People and Pop Culture, SportsLine.com, Viacom

06/16/97
NHL TEAM MEDIA NEWS: MEDIA EXAMINES BLUES' NEW ROOKIE VOICE

Blues'' Dir of Marketing/PR Jim Woodcock "is prepared to take the heat" for signing Danny Kelly, 23, as the new radio voice of the Blues, according to Tom Wheatley in the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Kell

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, NHL, Media, St. Louis Blues

06/16/97
SHOE NEWS: FILA SAYS EARNINGS WON'T MEET STREET EXPECTATIONS

Fila Holding SpA said Friday that second-quarter earnings "could fall as much as" $.36 below analysts'' per- share estimates on "lower-than-expected" sales and cancelled U.S. orders, according a BLOOM

Tags: Fila USA, Washington Nationals

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