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06/18/97
MEDIA NOTES

SI Presents has published a special issue commemorating the Bulls'' ''97 Championship and 400,000 copies at $5.95 hit retail yesterday (SI)....The N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Eric Mink notes that Lifetime''s on

Tags: Chicago Bulls, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

06/18/97
VISUAL EDGE SYSTEMS LANDS ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL INVESTMENT

FL-based Visual Edge Systems, producers of the One-on- One with Greg Norman personal video golf lesson, announced Monday that it has arranged a three-year, $7.5M debt and convertible equity facility w

06/18/97
NHL ALTERS LEAGUE LANDSCAPE WITH EXPANSION AND REALIGNMENT

The NHL''s Expansion Committee has recommended the addition of four new teams for its next round of expansion: Nashville, which will begin play for the ''98-99 season; Atlanta, which will begin in ''9

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

06/18/97
ADIDAS SIGNS THEM YOUNG: INKS 18-YEAR OLD HOOPS PLAYER

Tracy McGrady, an 18-year-old who played at NC''s Mt. Zion Christian Academy and is a projected first-round draft pick in the June 25 NBA draft, has signed an endorsement deal with adidas, according t

Tags: ESPN, NBA, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

06/17/97
LEAFS CONTINUE ARENA PLANNING AS RAPTORS' SALE MOVES AHEAD

Architects from K.C.-based HOK Sports are in Toronto interviewing local firms to find a partner in the new Maple Leaf Gardens, though the city "won''t support the proposal unless the Raptors are part

Tags: Facilities, HOK Sports, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Raptors

06/17/97
USOC VOTES DOWN 2008 OLYMPIC BID; AIMS FOR 2007 PAN AM GAMES

The USOC''s Board of Directors has voted to support a U.S. bid for the 2007 Pan American Games, and on the same ballot, voted not to seek a U.S. candidate city for the 2008 Olympic Games. The Board vo

Tags: Olympics, USOC

06/17/97
CHICAGO MAGAZINE EXAMINES THE DREADED LIFE AFTER JORDAN

The future of the Bulls organization in the post- Michael Jordan era is examined in CHICAGO magazine by Randy Minkoff, who writes that "by most accounts," Owner Jerry Reinsdorf "has built an extraordi

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Franchises

06/17/97
MICHAEL MOORE RUNNING WITH THE KNIGHT IN THE BIG ONE

Michael Moore''s new film, "The Big One," about Nike''s corporate practices, previewed last night in Moore''s hometown of Flint, MI, according to Jeff Manning of the Portland OREGONIAN. During a "biza

Tags: Nike, Wilson Sporting Goods

06/17/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Miami, Greg Cote, on Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga announcing that he may sell the team: "His threat to maybe sell the Marlins if attendance doesn''t pick up, and to make that decision in the next c

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, Utah Jazz

06/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MICHAEL BENSON has been promoted to VP/Business Dev. at ProServ. He had been Dir of Marketing since joining ProServ in ''93 (ProServ)....MAURICE "MO" SMITH has been named manager of the USOC''s Outrea

Tags: LPGA, People and Pop Culture, USOC

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