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OLYMPIC NOTES

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07/12/96
UGLY NIGHT FOR BOXING IN NEW YORK CITY

The brawl that erupted after Riddick Bowe''s victory over a disqualified Andrew Golota was "a sad night for boxing here in New York City," according to ESPN''s Jimmy Roberts. New York City Mayor Rudol

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, Walt Disney

07/12/96
NEW HIVE'S FINANCING WOULD BE PATTERNED AFTER KIEL CENTER

NationsBank, First Union Corp. and other "powerful businesses" are working with Hornets Owner George Shinn to form a "corporate arena ownership umbrella" to finance a new $150M uptown facility, accord

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities, New Orleans Pelicans, St. Louis Blues

07/12/96
MLB OWNERS PLAY HARDBALL IN LABOR NEGOTIATIONS

MLB team owners want "substantial" progress in labor negotiations with the players'' union by August 1, or, they say, they will go back to court for a second attempt at unilaterally imposing a new eco

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

07/12/96
USTA SERVES UP "USA TENNIS" BRAND TO INCREASE AWARENESS

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Tags: USTA, Visa

07/12/96
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Lee Sport in August will break a $1.5M, eight market ad campaign for their Genuine Casualwear, which bears NFL logos. By the "holiday season," Lee Sport will debut NHL and NBA team khakis. Next spring

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, MLB, NBA, New York Mets, NFL, NHL, Nike, Seattle Mariners, Ticketmaster, Time Warner

07/12/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, San Antonio Spurs

07/12/96
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: MLB ALL-STAR INTEREST

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, McDonalds, MLB, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

07/12/96
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN''s Bob Ley will examine the current state of sports in Russia in an "Outside the Lines" special airing July 18 at 9:30pm (ESPN)...."Baseball, Minnesota," a 22-part, reality-based series on the li

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CFL, ESPN, New Orleans Saints, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

07/12/96
RAVENS CALL ON FAMILIAR FACE; TICKET PROBLEMS ADDRESSED

The Ravens hired their own staff of architects, including Janet Marie Smith, whose "ideas produced many of the old- fashioned features at Camden Yards," to work with HOK in designing their "much-malig

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Time Warner

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