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Theresa Manahan

Theresa Manahan is a staff writer for SportsBusiness Daily/Journal.

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Weekend Plans With Dan Shaughnessy: One-Mile Runs, TV Panels, Some Reading

06 / 28 / 13

After three plus decades in Boston, DAN SHAUGHNESSY knows the city's sports landscape like the back of his hand. He’s already an accomplished author, and his most recent collaboration with TERRY FRANCONA looks at the manager's tenure with the Red Sox. But between penning his latest boo...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture

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NBC Sports Network To Carry Boxing Series

NBC Sports Group today announced the formation of “NBC Sports Network Fight Night,” a boxing series that will debut Jan. 21, 2012 from Asylum Arena in Philadelphia. The “Fight Night” cards will air on NBC Sports Network, which will be rebranded from Versus on Jan. 2. Th ...

Tags: NBC, Media

Catching Up With Carrier Classic's Mike Whalen

Friday marks the inaugural Quicken Loans Carrier Classic between the Univ. of North Carolina and Michigan State men’s basketball teams on the USS Carl Vinson. Mike Whalen, whose Morale Entertainment Foundation is organizing and executing the game, discussed the dynamics of what he hope ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

Loudmouth Launches Kids Apparel Line

Loudmouth Golf, the lifestyle apparel clothing line popularized by golfer John Daly and the Norwegian curling team, announced the launch of a kids apparel line featuring pants for girls and boys ages two to 10. The pants differ from their adult counterparts with features such as an elastic waistban ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

What's Humpy Wheeler Up To This Weekend?

With his melodic drawl and polite demeanor, HUMPY WHEELER personifies the term Southern Gentleman. And to hear him tell it, the longtime motorsports promoter still enjoys spending his weekends working on cars, sipping on moonshine and saddling up his horse. Wheeler, perhaps best known for his days ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

Catching Up With Loudmouth Golf CEO Larry Jackson

Loudmouth Golf CEO LARRY JACKSON is making moves that are just as bold as his product offerings. Jackson went from consumer to CEO in ’07, when he joined the company known for its loud designs. He has since watched the company’s profits reach $1M in '08 and double since that ...

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Jane Geddes Leaving LPGA For Role With WWE

LPGA Commissioner MIKE WHAN sent a letter to the Tour's staff yesterday informing them Senior VP/Tournament Operations & Player Services JANE GEDDES is leaving the LPGA effective Friday. Geddes on Monday will begin a new position with the WWE as VP/Talent Relations. The new role means Geddes ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, LPGA

GMR Marketing Opens Brazil Office

With the emerging sports opportunities in Brazil, GMR Marketing has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, and has named longtime marketer CELSO SCHVARTZER  to lead its expansion into Latin America. The Sao Paulo office is wholly owned and operated by GMR Marketing and joins other recently opened o ...

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NFL Launching Women's Apparel Campaign

The NFL today is hosting a “Style Suite” at the Bryant Park Hotel in N.Y. to launch its women’s apparel and gameday party campaign. The wives of several team owners will be in attendance, including Tavia Hunt (Chiefs), Suzanne Johnson (Jets) and Tanya Snyder (Redskins), as we ...

NFL Continues Focus On Women's Merch Sales

From stilettos and spa slippers to nail polish and an expanded swimwear line, women’s product licensees have exploded in the past 12 months. It is all part of the league-wide strategy directed by Tracey Bleczinski, who since taking the reigns as NFL VP/Consumer Products & Apparel has ...

Tags: NFL Season Preview

Georgia State AD Cheryl Levick Talks Football

Georgia State AD Cheryl Levick this weekend will oversee the start of the school's second season playing in the NCAA's Football Championship Subdivision. In the lead up to kickoff, she has renewed the team’s contract to play at the Georgia Dome for two more years, spea ...

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