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04/25/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Republic Industries reported near tripling of first-quarter profits, the result of WAYNE HUIZENGA taking control and beginning an expansion drive (Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL, 4/24)....Federal search

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/25/96
ROLLER AND ICE HOCKEY TOP LIST OF FASTEST GROWING SPORTS

Roller hockey and ice hockey were the two fastest growing sports last year in terms of number of participants as shown by an annual survey by the NSGA. The top 10: SPORTS ACTIVITY TOTAL PARTICIPANTS C

04/25/96
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Dream Teamer/Nike endorser Scottie Pippen, on being required to sign a code of conduct containing a pledge not to hide any logos on official Olympic uniforms (which are made by Champion): "As players,

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, ESPN, NHL, Nike, Orlando Magic, Palace Sports & Entertainment, RDV Sports, Tampa Bay Lightning, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/25/96
CHA-CHING! THE RICH GET RICHER IN NBA PLAYOFFS

The economic perks of the NBA playoffs are examined in the ORLANDO SENTINEL. Gene Yasuda reports, as opposed to the regular season where the NBA takes 6% of net gate receipts and the home team keeps 9

Tags: Franchises, NBA, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

04/25/96
FINANCING NEW SEAHAWKS PAD TOUGHER THAN ROSE GARDEN

Even though Paul Allen will not decide whether to buy the Seahawks from Ken Behring until the end of the football season, he will begin exploring options for an improved stadium -- either a renovated

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

04/25/96
STERN'S NET OUTLOOK: GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER

At the NBA Board of Governors meeting yesterday, Commissioner David Stern stated even if the Nets ownership decides not to sell the team, there should be "a restructuring in ownership and its mode of

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, YankeeNets

04/25/96
NEW JORDAN LDDS WORLDCOM SPOTS TO BREAK DURING NBA PLAYOFFS

LDDS WorldCom will break its first campaign featuring Michael Jordan during Saturday''s NBC coverage of the NBA playoffs. The estimated $5M campaign was created by Earle Palmer Brown, and features Jor

Tags: NBA, NBC

04/25/96
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I don''t know, to be honest." -- Patriots Dir of Public Relations Don Lowery, asked about the difference between Christian Peter and Lawrence Phillips, who team Owner Robert Kraft said he would not d

Tags: Front Page, New England Patriots

04/25/96
LEAGUE NOTES

A U.S. House Subcommittee is set to discuss the issue of "franchise free agency" today and whether the NFL should be granted an antitrust exemption in order to better control the movement of its teams

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Walt Disney

04/25/96
FOR WHOM THE BELLE TOLLS: ALBERT MEETS BUDIG, OR DOES HE?

The Indians'' Albert Belle met with AL President Gene Budig yesterday for questioning on his recent incident with SI photographer Tony Tomsic. Phyllis Merhige, AL VP/Media Affairs, said they would hav

Tags: Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

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