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84%  – Percentage of respondents to a poll on BUFFALONEWS.com who want Terry Pegula to be the Bills' next owner. Following Pegula, Donald Trump earned 6% of votes,  Jon Bon Jovi  and his Toronto group 3%, Tom Golisano 3%, and a "yet-to-be-discussed owner" 2%. At ...

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02/28/97
YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST: MLS TO SPORT ALTERNATE JERSEYS

Seven of the ten MLS teams will unveil newly-designed uniforms for the ''97 season. Reebok will have new looks for the New England Revolution and Colorado Rapids, while Nike unveils changes for the NY

Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, FC Dallas, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, New England Revolution, Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals

02/28/97
"PURE" GENIUS? TAYLOR MADE GOLF LAUNCHES CUSTOM MAGAZINE

Pure, a new golfing magazine issued by Taylor Made Golf Inc., is examined by Denise Gellene of the L.A. TIMES. The magazine, "loaded" with features on Taylor Made endorsers and equipment, is distribut

Tags: Media, Washington Nationals

02/28/97
WARRIORS' COHAN CONTINUES PLEDGE TO REMAIN PSL FREE

Warriors Owner Chris Cohan said Wednesday he is "going ahead" with plans to sell season-tickets without PSL fees "even though the Oakland and Alameda County officials haven''t agreed yet to dump the l

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors

02/28/97
EBERSOL SAYS COSTAS COMMENTS WERE TAKEN OUT OF CONTEXT

NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol said yesterday that Bob Costas'' comments that NBC doesn''t fulfill a journalistic role when it televises the NBA were taken out of context, according to Mike Bruton

Tags: NBA, NBC, Media

02/28/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the 25th anniversary of the Family Circle Magazine Cup in Hilton Head, SC. Columbia/HCA will be the "Official Healthcare Provid

Tags: MLB, Nissan

02/28/97
STADIUM NOTES

Starting April 1, CoreStates Center will only allow smoking at specified exits, and patrons will be allowed to return when they are finished (PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 2/28)....Paul Allen sees a new Se

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities, MLS, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

02/28/97
DID NIKE TRY FOR NEW PLATOON WITH OLIVER STONE IN ADS?

"If everything had gone right" for Nike and its creative reps this weekend, Michael Jordan and Oliver Stone "would have been co-stars" of a new TV spot, according to Jim O''Donnell in the CHICAGO SUN-

Tags: NBA, Nike

02/28/97
MLB TAKEN TO TASK OVER ITS ROLE IN HONORING ROBINSON

Writing under the header, "How Can Baseball Take ''Pride'' In This Observance?," Bernie Lincicome of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE notes MLB''s season-long ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robin

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, San Diego Padres, Time Warner

02/28/97
ESPN'S ROBINSON SPECIAL EARNS RAVE REVIEWS

ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" tonight will feature "Breaking the Line: Jackie Robinson''s Legacy" at 8:30pm ET. It will be followed by a "ESPN Town Meeting: Sports in Black in White" hosted by ABC''s Te

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

02/28/97
FILA UP AFTER QUARTER REPORT HAS EARNINGS INCREASE OF 56%

Fila Holding SpA''s earnings were up 56% in the fourth quarter of ''96, "barely topping" Wall Street "expectations," according to Timothy Mullaney in the Baltimore SUN. Fila earned $18.1M during the f

Tags: Fila USA, Nike, Reebok

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