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11/13/95
NBC EXEC WRIGHT SAYS GE COULD OFFER STOCK IN NETWORK

General Electric is looking into creating a stock for NBC to monitor the network''s performance, according to NBC Chief Exec Robert Wright. Wright told USA TODAY the "company could take a portion of N

Tags: NBC, Media

11/13/95
ESPN: IN YOUR FACE AND STILL GROWING

ESPN is profiled in the BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE by Michael Holley. The network, which took in $400M in ad revenue last year, is "now a part of the worldwide sports culture. The temptation is to say it is

Tags: ESPN, IMG, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

11/13/95
FRANCHISES - BOTTOM OF THE NINTH: ONE LAST CHANCE FOR ASTROS

Astros Owner Drayton McLane announced Friday the Astros will stay in Houston next season, according to the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. McLane added if attendance doesn''t rise by 40% next season to at least 2.

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

11/13/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Converse has hired MARK GOLDSTON, former President and COO of L.A. Gear, as a consultant. He will help with marketing and other strategic issues (BOSTON GLOBE, 11/11). ....GARRY HUNSIKER, Mets Asst VP

Tags: AFL, Converse, Houston Astros, New York Mets, People and Pop Culture, The Sports Authority

11/13/95
FRANCHISES - DISNEY AND DODGERS TALK NFL PARTNERSHIP

The Walt Disney Co. and Dodgers Owner Peter O''Malley are considering a joint venture to buy an NFL team and build a new stadium at Chavez Ravine, according to the L.A. DAILY NEWS. While it was believ

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Walt Disney

11/13/95
TALE OF THE TAPE: COMPARING CLEVELAND AND BALTIMORE OFFERS

Sunday''s Cleveland PLAIN DEALER included a chart comparing the offer the Browns accepted in Baltimore and the one on the table in Cleveland (PLAIN DEALER, 11/12): CLEVELAND BALTIMORE RENT No rent No

Tags: Cleveland Browns, The Back of the Book

11/13/95
PHILLY MAY BENEFIT FROM PITTSBURGH'S WOES

Although both the Eagles and Phillies are bound to Veterans Stadium until 2011, Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell "has made building a new stadium a high priority," according to Michael Sokolove in the PH

Tags: Facilities, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates

11/13/95
CARTER TIRED OF WAITING ON STARS DEAL; SEEKS NEW ARENA TALKS

Mavs Owner Donald Carter wants to start arena talks with the City of Dallas by December 1, even if Stars Owner Norman Green hasn''t completed sale of his team. Carter "still favors" the Stars joining

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

11/13/95
@ FRANCHISE NOTES: MORE BULLETS NAME CHANGE NEWS

In New York, George Vecsey''s notes while Bullets Owner Abe Pollin had been thinking of changing the team''s name for years, the assassination of his friend, Yitzhak Rabin, convinced him to carry out

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NBA, New York Jets

11/13/95
FRANCHISES - OILERS ASK FOR MORE TIME BEFORE SIGNING WITH NASHVIL ...

Oilers Owner Bud Adams has asked for more time before signing a detailed agreement to move his team to Nashville, according to the FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM. This request postpones a scheduled meeting t

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, Cleveland Browns, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros, NFL, Viacom

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