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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 14

Golfer Michelle Wie posted this shot and wrote, "Doin a little rearranging at the airport newstand this morning... @GolfDigest "

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ALLTEL SETS ITS PLAN FOR JAGUARS PROMOTIONAL TIE-INS

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08/19/97
TENNIS CANADA PONDERS THE FUTURE WITHOUT PRIMARY SPONSOR

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Tags: ATT, ATP, Heineken, IBM, Leagues and Governing Bodies, USTA

08/18/97
LEAGUE NOTES

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA

08/18/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Chicago White Sox, Edmonton Oilers, Miami Marlins, Franchises, NPSL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

08/18/97
CHARLOTTE COLISEUM SETS WOMEN'S HOOP ATTENDANCE RECORD

The WNBA Comets-Sting game at the Charlotte Coliseum drew 18,937 fans, the "largest crowd in the history of women''s pro basketball" (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 8/17). MOTHER''S GOING TO KEEP BABY COZY AND W

Tags: CBS, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Nike, Viacom, WNBA

08/18/97
BRONCOS REVERSE STAND ON SEASON-TICKET SALES

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Tags: Denver Broncos, Franchises

08/18/97
POLL: PUBLIC THINKS ALBERT SHOULD STAY ON THE AIR -- FOR NOW

A N.Y. POST poll shows that Americans "agree overwhelmingly" that NBC should keep Marv Albert on the air despite the charges "filed against him -- unless he''s found guilty," according to Deborah Orin

Tags: NBC, Media

08/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Denver Broncos, IMG, Miami Dolphins, People and Pop Culture

08/18/97
NEW PEPSI CENTER PANNED; MAY SPELL DOOM FOR MCNICHOLS ARENA

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08/18/97
DEVOS ORGANIZATION REPORTEDLY INTERESTED IN RUNNING O-RENA

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