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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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10/24/96
HEAT ASK FOR DISMISSAL OF REFERENDUM; CONTINUE AD PUSH

The Heat asked the Third District Court of Appeals to remove the "controversial" arena question off the November 5 ballot because it "lumps together more than one issue," according to" Larry Lebowitz

Tags: Facilities, Miami Heat

10/24/96
MEDIA NOTES

While Bob Hope ended his contract with NBC, he will continue, for this year, to introduce the AP All-American Football Team. NBC will also carry the Bob Hope Golf Tournament in January (NEWSDAY, 1O/24

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Green Bay Packers, HBO, NBA, NBC, NFL, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

10/24/96
ESPNEWS AND CNN/SI AIM TO WORK OUT CARRIAGE BEFORE LAUNCH

ESPNEWS, set to launch November 1, has yet to make any cable or satellite deals for carriage of its fledgling network, according to MEDIA DAILY. An ESPN spokesperson said ESPNEWS is "still in open dis

Tags: ESPN, McDonalds, Procter and Gamble, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/24/96
ESPN'S GAMMONS NOTES MLB ON THE VERGE OF LABOR DEAL

Acting MLB Commissioner Bud Selig said a report by ESPN''s Peter Gammons stating a tentative labor deal is nearly done, was "not true," according to Haudricourt & Olson of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTIN

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

10/24/96
WNBA, PART II: MONEYLINE EXAMINES HARDWOOD COMPETITION

The WBNA and ABL were examined by CNN''s Sean Callebs on "Moneyline." Callebs: "They united for the gold, but now the best women''s players in the world are split by two professional leagues." Sports

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Time Warner, Walt Disney, WNBA

10/24/96
THE PRICE OF SUCCESS? INDIANS RAISE PRICES AT THE JAKE

The Indians yesterday announced ticket prices for the ''97 season, including increases in seven out of ten seating categories, according to the Akron BEACON JOURNAL. Field boxes will go up from $21 to

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Franchises

10/24/96
MOOG CHASSIS COMPONENTS JOINS NASCAR AFTERMARKET PROGRAM

Moog Chassis Components is the newest licensee for the NASCAR automotive aftermarket program. Under the deal, Moog can use the "NASCAR Officially Licensed" logo on selected front end chassis component

Tags: NASCAR

10/24/96
NEW TWIST IN TORONTO: U.S. INVESTOR COULD BECOME "TOP GUN"

A "big-money U.S. investor with ties to the NBA" has become involved in the Raptors'' "shotgun showdown" and might wind up with control of the team, according to Craig Daniels of the TORONTO SUN. Dani

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Raptors

10/24/96
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The IRS has filed a claim for up to $278M in back taxes against Rockies co-Owner OREN BENTON. Benton claims the "actual amount in dispute" is $100M (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, 10/23)....Speedway Motorsports

Tags: Colorado Rockies, People and Pop Culture

10/23/96
GOLF NEWS & NOTES: TIGER'S MODEL PUTTER HOT ITEM

Putter manufacturer Scotty Cameron made a limited run of 3,000 Scottydale putters, the same model used by Tiger Woods in winning the Las Vegas Invitational. The limited item was marketed exclusively f

Tags: PGA Tour

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