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07/08/96
NIKE CHAIR PHIL KNIGHT INTERVIEWED IN TENNIS

Nike Chair Phil Knight is interviewed in this month''s TENNIS magazine. Knight said tennis is the "fourth highest category for us behind men''s basketball, women''s sports and fitness and men''s cross

Tags: Nike

07/08/96
BASEBALL AT THE BREAK, II: NO ALL- STAR DEAL THIS YEAR

MLB''s labor negotiations "broke off last week at a sensitive time," according to the WASHINGTON POST, with Mark Maske reporting, "What will happen next seems unclear to even those involved in the tal

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

07/08/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

According to sources, AL UNSER JR. has agreed to a new contract with ROGER PENSKE to remain with Marlboro Team Penske. There was speculation he was considering joining the IRL (NATIONAL SPEED SPORTS N

Tags: IndyCar, NASCAR, NBA, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture

07/08/96
SPORTING GOODS, SHIRT LINE NO SLAM DUNK FOR THE MAILMAN

Last weekend, Malone Properties ended a five-year "experiment in the sports-merchandising business," closing down Karl Malone''s sports shop in Salt Lake City, according to the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. Mana

07/08/96
WAS NBA'S FREE AGENT DERBY CONCLUDED BEHIND THE SCENES?

While the NBA''s moratorium on contacting or signing free agents was to have continued until tomorrow, the N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Mitch Lawrence reported Friday that several "mega-moves" have been negotiat

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, Motorola, NBA, NBC, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/08/96
SUNS, D'BACKS AND COYOTES TEAM UP IN MERCHANDISE STORE

The Phoenix Suns Team Shops have announced a new co- ownership agreement between the Suns, the Diamondbacks and the Coyotes. The agreement includes a name change to the "Team Shop." In addition, the l

Tags: AFL, Arizona Diamondbacks, MLB, NBA, NHL, Phoenix Coyotes, Phoenix Suns

07/08/96
READY, SET, ... NO? ATLANTA BRACES FOR MEDIA SCRUTINY

With 11 days until the Opening Ceremonies in Atlanta, media reports continue to focus on the city''s readiness. NEWSWEEK features the header, "Is Atlanta Ready Yet?" Starr & Smith write, "Against a ba

Tags: Olympics

07/08/96
NETWORK NEWS & NOTES: HILL CLIMBING AT FOX?

Reports of restructuring News Corp.''s Fox TV unit include one scenario in which Fox Sports President David Hill takes "a very senior position at Fox TV that would include oversight of all Fox-owned"

Tags: Cablevision, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

07/08/96
OLYMPIC NOTES

ESPN''s Brett Haber reported on the "awkward" and "unenthusiastic" relationship between tennis and the Olympics. Haber, noting that tennis will receive only about 5 minutes a night of coverage from NB

Tags: ESPN, NBC, Olympics, Walt Disney

07/08/96
BULLETS PULL OUT ALL STOPS IN BID TO RE-SIGN HOWARD

The Bullets took out a half-page ad in Sunday''s Washington Post in an attempt to demonstrate their intent to sign highly sought-after free agent Juwan Howard. The ad included a letter from team Owner

Tags: Franchises, NBA

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