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September 4, 1999 | From a Times Staff Writer
Times Mirror Co. on Friday announced several strategic moves designed in part to further focus the company on its core publishing operations and strengthen its capital structure.
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September 6, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Sporting News, the 120-year-old publication once known as the "Baseball Bible," is being sold by Vulcan Sports Media Inc. to American City Business Journals Inc., the companies said. Terms were not disclosed. The deal is expected to be completed early next month. Besides the weekly magazine, Charlotte, N.C.-based American City gains Sporting News' online and book publishing units as well as its radio network. St. Louis-based Sporting News has nearly 700,000 subscribers.
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BUSINESS
September 6, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Sporting News, the 120-year-old publication once known as the "Baseball Bible," is being sold by Vulcan Sports Media Inc. to American City Business Journals Inc., the companies said. Terms were not disclosed. The deal is expected to be completed early next month. Besides the weekly magazine, Charlotte, N.C.-based American City gains Sporting News' online and book publishing units as well as its radio network. St. Louis-based Sporting News has nearly 700,000 subscribers.
BUSINESS
September 4, 1999 | From a Times Staff Writer
Times Mirror Co. on Friday announced several strategic moves designed in part to further focus the company on its core publishing operations and strengthen its capital structure.
SPORTS
February 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A century of baseball tradition will be abandoned by the Sporting News, which announced it will eliminate baseball box scores this season.
SPORTS
October 20, 1990 | BILL PLASCHKE
Jose Offerman was chosen as minor league player of the year by the Sporting News Friday, then received a more meaningful endorsement. He was named Dodger shortstop for 1991 by Manager Tom Lasorda. "As far as I'm concerned, at this minute he is my shortstop for next year," Lasorda said before Game 3 of the World Series. This probably does not come as news to Alfredo Griffin, who batted .168 after May last season en route to a .210 average in 461 at-bats with 26 errors.
SPORTS
December 15, 1988
Oklahoma State tailback Barry Sanders was named The Sporting News' 1988 college football player of the year. Sanders, the 1988 Heisman Trophy winner, set National Collegiate Athletic Assn. records with 2,628 yards rushing, 39 touchdowns and 3,250 all-purpose yards in a season and an average of 295.5 all-purpose yards a game.
SPORTS
October 24, 1992 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once again in the spotlight on the basketball court, Magic Johnson is also finding himself in an uncomfortable position in another arena as he makes his return to the Lakers. Johnson, the first known HIV-positive athlete, has been the subject of recent published reports on how he might have contracted the virus that causes AIDS. For the second time in two weeks Friday, a newspaper story suggested that he acquired the virus through homosexual behavior.
SPORTS
October 24, 1992 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Once again in the spotlight on the basketball court, Magic Johnson is also finding himself in an uncomfortable position in another arena as he makes his return to the Lakers. Johnson, the first known HIV-positive athlete, has been the subject of recent published reports on how he might have contracted the virus that causes AIDS. For the second time in two weeks Friday, a newspaper story suggested that he acquired the virus through homosexual behavior.
SPORTS
February 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A century of baseball tradition will be abandoned by the Sporting News, which announced it will eliminate baseball box scores this season.
SPORTS
October 23, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Baltimore Oriole shortstop Cal Ripken is the Sporting News' player of the year.
SPORTS
October 20, 1990 | BILL PLASCHKE
Jose Offerman was chosen as minor league player of the year by the Sporting News Friday, then received a more meaningful endorsement. He was named Dodger shortstop for 1991 by Manager Tom Lasorda. "As far as I'm concerned, at this minute he is my shortstop for next year," Lasorda said before Game 3 of the World Series. This probably does not come as news to Alfredo Griffin, who batted .168 after May last season en route to a .210 average in 461 at-bats with 26 errors.
SPORTS
October 23, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Baltimore Oriole shortstop Cal Ripken is the Sporting News' player of the year.
SPORTS
December 15, 1988
Oklahoma State tailback Barry Sanders was named The Sporting News' 1988 college football player of the year. Sanders, the 1988 Heisman Trophy winner, set National Collegiate Athletic Assn. records with 2,628 yards rushing, 39 touchdowns and 3,250 all-purpose yards in a season and an average of 295.5 all-purpose yards a game.
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