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Tennis player Andrei Chesnokov of the Soviet Union became the second Soviet player to sign a professional contract, agreeing to terms with the ProServ sports agency.
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May 24, 1989
Tennis player Andrei Chesnokov of the Soviet Union became the second Soviet player to sign a professional contract, agreeing to terms with the ProServ sports agency.
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June 12, 1988 | Lisa Dillman
After Ivan Lendl won $583,200 and professed his love for the Stakes Match, and Pat (No) Cash learned the other meaning of love in tennis--as in zero--the game's creator, former football coach Chuck Fairbanks, was satisfied as he took stock of the three-day event last November. This, mind you, was before he saw the dismal television ratings, a mere blip on the graph.
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April 30, 1989 | BRIAN FRIEDMAN, Associated Press
This spring has seen perhaps the greatest thaw for Soviet athletes seeking their fortune, fame and even a little freedom in the sports arenas of North America. There's a Soviet hockey player skating for the Calgary Flames in the NHL, tennis star Natalia Zvereva signed with a U.S. agent and boldly criticized her nation's tennis federation over her prize money, progress has been made toward bringing a Soviet player to the NBA next season, and an agreement was reached for 10 Soviet boxers to fight in the United States this year.
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December 29, 1987 | LISA DILLMAN, Special to The Times
Ivan Lendl, who has been the world's No. 1 tennis player for more than two years, ended weeks of speculation Monday by announcing, as predicted, that he will form his own management firm. The move means the end of Lendl's longtime association with ProServ, a Washington management firm that has represented him for eight years. Lendl's new firm, Spectrum Sports, Inc., of Greenwich, Conn., will provide promotional and financial service for him, and, eventually, other athletes.
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April 30, 1989 | BRIAN FRIEDMAN, Associated Press
This spring has seen perhaps the greatest thaw for Soviet athletes seeking their fortune, fame and even a little freedom in the sports arenas of North America. There's a Soviet hockey player skating for the Calgary Flames in the NHL, tennis star Natalia Zvereva signed with a U.S. agent and boldly criticized her nation's tennis federation over her prize money, progress has been made toward bringing a Soviet player to the NBA next season, and an agreement was reached for 10 Soviet boxers to fight in the United States this year.
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November 3, 1987 | THOMAS BONK, Times Staff Writer
See Michael Jordan drive. See him in his new Corvette convertible with the cellular phone and the sound system that could melt your molars and the windows so darkly tinted you can see only an outline, a shadow inside. The license plate hints at who the occupant of this rolling cocoon might be: Jump 23 . See Michael Jordan drive on. Look, this isn't just a car he's driving. No, it's also a product, which of course he endorses.
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November 23, 1986 | BILL BRUBAKER, The Washington Post
These have been trying times for A. Lee Fentress, a globe-trotting 45-year-old lawyer who co-founded Advantage International Inc., a 3 1/2-year-old Washington-based sports management firm that represents more than 150 athletes from nine offices on four continents.
SPORTS
June 12, 1988 | Lisa Dillman
After Ivan Lendl won $583,200 and professed his love for the Stakes Match, and Pat (No) Cash learned the other meaning of love in tennis--as in zero--the game's creator, former football coach Chuck Fairbanks, was satisfied as he took stock of the three-day event last November. This, mind you, was before he saw the dismal television ratings, a mere blip on the graph.
SPORTS
December 29, 1987 | LISA DILLMAN, Special to The Times
Ivan Lendl, who has been the world's No. 1 tennis player for more than two years, ended weeks of speculation Monday by announcing, as predicted, that he will form his own management firm. The move means the end of Lendl's longtime association with ProServ, a Washington management firm that has represented him for eight years. Lendl's new firm, Spectrum Sports, Inc., of Greenwich, Conn., will provide promotional and financial service for him, and, eventually, other athletes.
SPORTS
November 3, 1987 | THOMAS BONK, Times Staff Writer
See Michael Jordan drive. See him in his new Corvette convertible with the cellular phone and the sound system that could melt your molars and the windows so darkly tinted you can see only an outline, a shadow inside. The license plate hints at who the occupant of this rolling cocoon might be: Jump 23 . See Michael Jordan drive on. Look, this isn't just a car he's driving. No, it's also a product, which of course he endorses.
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