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Former NHLer STEVE MOORE yesterday "received an out-of-court settlement" in his civil suit against the Canucks and NHL free agent TODD BERTUZZI . The suit was "scheduled to go to trial Sept. 8 in Toronto, and witnesses were to include" NHL Commissioner GARY BETTMAN . A lawyer for Bertuzzi said t...

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08/12/96
SUPER AD SALES FOR SUPER BOWL XXXI

This year''s Super Bowl "could be one of the fastest-selling ad buys ever," according to USA TODAY. With more than five months to go before the game, media experts say Fox TV has fewer than 10 in-game

Tags: McDonalds, News Corp./Fox

08/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CLARENCE VAUGHN, a former Redskin, has been named Assistant Dir/Information Systems for the NFLPA (WASHINGTON POST, 8/11)....ED T. RUSH has been elected to Nat''l Assn of Sports Officials'' Board of D

Tags: NBA, People and Pop Culture

08/12/96
IT MIGHT BE, IT COULD BE ... A BASEBALL LABOR DEAL?

After a weekend of around-the-clock negotiations, representatives of MLB''s owners and players appeared close to final resolution on a new collective bargaining agreement, two years to the day from th

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

08/12/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

ESPN''s David Aldridge noted the Magic "are thinking about" filing tampering charges against the Lakers on the Shaquille O''Neal signing. Aldridge: "After three weeks of investigating, they aren''t su

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, MLS, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Walt Disney

08/12/96
BULLETS GET THEIR MAIN MAN; MIAMI SMELLS A SECRET DEAL

The NBA, NBPA and Heat resolved all disputes regarding the NBA''s disapproval of the Heat''s contract with Juwan Howard on Saturday. As part of the deal, Miami will not contest Howard''s contract, as

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Knicks, Walt Disney

08/12/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The DAVID ROBINSON FOUNDATION has donated $206K to 17 San Antonio charities (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 8/10). ....Bullets Assistant Coach DEREK SMITH died of an apparent heart attack while on a promot

Tags: ABC, MLS, NBC, New England Revolution, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/12/96
REVIEWS FOR HBO'S "ARLI$$": A MAN OF THE PEOPLE

TV critics continue to offer reviews of HBO''s "Arli$$." In Boston, Frederic Biddle notes Arli$$ is a "slam dunk! Home Run! And score!" (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/9). But in DC, Richard Leiby notes the show "is

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

08/12/96
BREW CREW'S FINANCING PLAN UNDER A MICROSCOPE

The Milwaukee Stadium Board, which meets this Thursday, will not vote on the financing plan for the Brewers proposed new $250M ballpark until September, according to MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. Kennet

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

08/12/96
REEBOK'S EMMITT CAMPAIGN A HIT WITH YOUNG CONSUMERS

Just 15% of consumers said they liked Reebok''s Olympic ad campaign starring Emmitt Smith, according to USA TODAY''s Ad Track. But in the "core target group" that "tends to make more athletic shoe pur

Tags: Nike, Reebok

08/12/96
AIRWALK TALKS THE TALK WITH FIRST GLOBAL AD CAMPAIGN

Airwalk, maker of "alternative footwear," will launch its first "truly global" ad campaign in November, according to ADVERTISING AGE. The campaign, created by Lambesis, L.A., will consist of three TV

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, Nike

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