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RI-SKI BUSINESS? AUTHENTIC FITNESS DROPS SKIWEAR LINE

CA-based Authentic Fitness, owners of the Speedo sports apparel trademark in North America, said yesterday is was "abandoning" its skiwear business, closing its outlet stores, and restating second-and

10/04/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

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10/04/96
LATE BREAKER: JUDGE GRANTS INJUNCTION PREVENTING STRIKE

ESPN''s Bob Ley reported at 11:10am ET this morning that Federal District Court Judge Edmund Ludwig has granted the injunction asked for by MLB against its umpires, thus "preventing the strike by Majo

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/04/96
SCHOOL'S IN SESSION: GTE TO USE NCAA PLATFORM FOR EXPOSURE

Under a new agreement with the NCAA, GTE has become an NCAA Corporate Partner and the "Official Telecommunications Consultants" to the NCAA. The agreement includes the Final Four and 80 other champion

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10/04/96
WALK TALK: MEDIA REACTION TO MLB UMPIRE'S THREAT TO WALK

Media reaction continued as the Alomar-umpire controversy continued to cloud MLB''s postseason. In Philadelphia, Jayson Stark writes, "There is no shortage of reasons this mess hasn''t gone away yet,

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, CBS, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, New York Yankees, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

10/04/96
MEDIA NOTES

In a "stunning shift," Time Warner CEO Gerald Levin and soon-to-be Vice Chair Ted Turner have told investors they might give up control of the company''s cable systems, according to David Lieberman of

Tags: ESPN, Nike, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, US West/Qwest, Walt Disney

10/04/96
NHL TURNS 80: LEAGUE SETS TO OPEN TONIGHT

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is interviewed in this morning''s Toronto GLOBE & MAIL previewing the opening of the league''s 80th regular season. Gare Joyce writes the NHL "appears to have momentum. I

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10/04/96
AFLAC LOOKS FOR AWARENESS HR WITH MLB PLAYOFFS AD TIME

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Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Miami Marlins, MLB, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Oakland Athletics, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/04/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Chicago Bulls, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

10/04/96
ST. PAUL NEXT TO APPLY FOR NHL EXPANSION CLUB?

St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman said he "anticipates" submitting a bid for an NHL expansion team for the city "by about October 15," according to Brown & Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE. At the sam

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