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06/17/96
NEW WHITE SOX ADS HIT THE AIRWAVES

Two new TV spots created by DiMeo Rosen Partners, Chicago, debuted over the weekend on WGN and SportsChannel, and three others will "appear shortly," according to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. One spot shows a

Tags: Chicago Bears, Chicago White Sox

06/17/96
MEDIA NOTES

NBA Video will "rush-release" the ''96 Finals video, "UnstoppaBulls! The Chicago Bulls'' 1995-96 Championship Season" in Chicago on July 12 and nationally on July 16. Suggested retail is $16.95 (NBA V

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Indians, Edmonton Oilers, NBA, Media

06/17/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Bucs are preparing a campaign to draw voter support for a new stadium. To begin in late July or early August, the plan is expected to center around new coach Tony Dungy and former Bucs'' players,

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Minnesota Twins, NHL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/17/96
THE FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT: PIPPEN SIGNS UP WITH GARGOYLES

Gargoyles Performance Eyewear has signed Scottie Pippen to a six-figure deal through ''99 to promote a new sunglasses line, according to BRANDWEEK. The $95 "Pipps" are scheduled to hit retail next mon

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Colorado Avalanche, DaimlerChrysler, NBA, NHL, Russell Athletic, Sears

06/17/96
NSGA'S ANALYSIS OF LAST YEAR'S LOGO CLOTHING MARKET

The National Sporting Goods Association reports that the sport logo clothing market declined to $2.62B in ''95, a 1% decrease from $2.64B the previous year. According to the NSGA, a 10% increase in co

Tags: MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, The Back of the Book

06/17/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The ARIZONA REPUBLIC reports the Coyotes may be in the hunt for free-agent Wayne Gretzky. Gretzky is said to be considering Phoenix if he doesn''t resign with the Blues (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 6/17)....For

Tags: Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Franchises, Brooklyn Nets, Phoenix Coyotes, St. Louis Blues, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

06/17/96
STADIUM VOTE HAS GRAVE RESULTS FOR MILWAUKEE BASEBALL

Following the Stadium Board''s rejection of a financial plan for a new Brewers stadium, Rockies Owner Jerry McMorris said he "wouldn''t be surprised" if MLB''s Executive Council calls an emergency mee

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Colorado Rockies, Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, Oakland Athletics

06/17/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Fleer/SkyBox Int''l has promoted RAY ABRAHAMSEN to Exec VP of its hobby division (PHILA. INQUIRER, 6/17)....JANE ZAHORCHAK has been named Business Manager of Merchandising for Palace Sports Entertainm

Tags: People and Pop Culture

06/17/96
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

ESPN''s Bill Conlin, on sweatshop allegations against Nike: "Let''s be real. Every athletic shoe that''s out there with a big name label on it is made is some Third World country by underpaid labor. I

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, NBA, New York Knicks, Nike, Walt Disney

06/17/96
EAGLES WILL RETAIN COUNSELOR TO COORDINATE PLAYER PROGRAMS

The Eagles are set to hire a former NFL player to act as a "liaison" between players and management and serve as a counselor to help players deal with on- and off-the-field problems, according to the

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Franchises, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers

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