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Volume 24 No. 116
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HUIZENGA AND NFL SIZE EACH OTHER UP IN SIGNAGE DISPUTE

          There is "a battle being waged" between Dolphins Owner     Wayne Huizenga and the NFL over a 220-foot rotating ad sign     directly behind one set of goal posts at Pro Player Stadium,     according to Mike Freeman of the N.Y. TIMES.  Freeman: "It     is not on the level of Jerry Jones and the NFL, because     Huizenga cooperates with the league more than Jones.  But     the result is the same: Huizenga does what he wants and the     league isn't happy about it."  An NFL spokesperson said that     the league has written to Huizenga, "citing its unhappiness     with the placement of the advertising."  The NFL reportedly     also told the team "that no advertisements can be placed at     field level."  The situation is being "closely watched by     many in the league," and fact, "many observers expect" the     league to soon fine the Dolphins (N.Y. TIMES, 9/14).            AMBUSHED: In Toronto, William Houston reported that TSN     execs are "upset" over the CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats selling a     sign advertisement to a sports TV "rival."  The ad in     Hamilton's Ivor Wynne Stadium promotes the cable service     Headline Sports, and is "visible" on TV broadcasts.  TSN,     which carries 40 CFL games, wants the ad removed, but     Houston wrote the Tiger-Cats "[need] the money."  The matter     is before the league.  The ad space is "rumored" to have     been sold for C$12,000 (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 9/13).