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#MLSAtlanta President & @SpursOfficial former director @DarrenEalesATL joins @ATLSpurs for the Capital One Cup #COYS ! pic.twitter.com/oHfmGmCP3b — MLS Atlanta (@MLSAtlanta2017) March 1, 2015

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11/14/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are ET. ABC''s NCAA football included MICH-PSU; NEB-MO; STAN-USC; and GA TECH-UVA. The numbers were gathered from th

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Arizona Coyotes, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs, Viacom, Walt Disney

11/14/97
WEAVER FINDS WHAT HE'S LOOKING FOR, DEEMS FIELD PLAYABLE

One day after expressing his concern about the playing conditions of Alltel Stadium''s field after a Wednesday night U2 concert, Jaguars Owner Wayne Weaver said that the game will be played, according

Tags: Facilities, Jacksonville Jaguars

11/14/97
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: In L.A., Randy Harvey reported that Leigh Steinberg is "close" to presenting the NFL with a group of local investors that would own and operate an expansion team at a new stadium at Hollywood Par

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, NFL, Walt Disney, WNBA

11/14/97
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Bob Raissman writes that the Evander Holyfield-Michael Moorer fight on Saturday "produced around" 550,000 PPV buys last Saturday. Raissman: "Anyway you slice it, Showtime took a bath here and

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NHL, Showtime, Sports Illustrated, Media, UPN

11/14/97
BEARS NOT FOR SALE, BUT SWEETNESS MAY HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY

While there "are no indications the Bears are for sale," former Bears RB Walter Payton has "put together a consortium" including Michael Jordan and Oprah Winfrey, and "has approached the McCaskey fami

Tags: Chicago Bears, Franchises

11/14/97
NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE EXPERIENCING LABOR PAINS AT BIRTH

The National Lacrosse League "could be over before it begins if players fail this weekend to ratify a tentative contract with team owners," according to Edward Moran of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS. Mo

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, National Lacrosse League

11/14/97
GOLF'S BIGGEST SUPPORTERS LINE UP BEHIND "THE FIRST TEE"

Former President George Bush has agreed to serve as the Honorary Chair of "The First Tee," a program unveiled yesterday in New York that plans to create hundreds of new golf facilities throughout the

Tags: LPGA, PGA Tour, USGA

11/14/97
FACILITY NOTES

A delegation of Northern VA political and business leaders yesterday "began a three-city crash course in how to build" an MLB stadium by touring Jacobs Field in Cleveland. The group will visit the Bal

Tags: Facilities, Indianapolis Colts, MLB

11/14/97
YOU TOO CAN BECOME A CHEESEHEAD -- FOR ONLY $200 A SHARE

Packers stockholders "overwhelmingly approved" a sale of stock Thursday, "a decision hailed by club officials as one of the most momentous in its 79-year history," according to Bob McGinn of the MILWA

Tags: Franchises, Green Bay Packers

11/14/97
"NBR" GIVES ITS RANKINGS ON THE STATE OF THE BIG FOUR

The state of the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB was examined by Jeff Yastine on "NBR," who said, "as an industry, some are doing well and some are, in Wall Street lingo, in need of a turnaround." Yastine: "Ana

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL

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