U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" MLS Eyeing St. Paul For Expansion Club Angels Bad PR Continues With Dipoto Exit NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid GT To Benefit Financially From Ireland Game
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NHL/NHLPA Preparing For Fight
The NHL BOG meets early next week in Phoenix, and Gary Bettman and company will have a busy agenda. While finalizing the Sabres sale, other team ownership issues remain in Ottawa, NJ and Nashville. Meanwhile, the BOSTON GLOBE reports that the league has turned over detailed financials from four of its teams the Sabres, Bruins, Kings and Canadiens to the NHLPA in order to demonstrate how fiscal woes permeate the entire league. This comes as the NHLPA has begun its fall tour warning players about the threat of an '04 work stoppage.
Lords Of The Rings
IOC concludes Mexico City meetings by continuing its ban on visiting cities and holding the line on the number of sports despite calls to reduce the size of the Games.
Blazers forced to alter marketing game plan early in the season due to player arrests and image issues.
Make His A Venti
Howard Schultz meets with Starbucks-aficionado Yao Ming and eyes possible partnership.
Air Traffic Controllers
New business relationships evident by Nike's refusal to send any of soon-to-be-released Air Jordans to Foot Locker.
MLS' Chamber Of Secrets
League cuts losses by 50%, with three teams $500,000 short of breaking even.
Gender Equity Or A Quota?
CBS' "60 Minutes" delves into the debate on Title IX.
Dog Day Afternoon
NBC's Turkey Day counter programming earns robust 7.2/16 overnight Nielsen rating.
Sol Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen....
Why the Sol failed to shine in Miami; are other WNBA teams in danger of being "returned to sender?"
Insurance Coverage Stifles MLB Teams
New guidelines impacting ability to offer long-term contracts and set payroll budgets.
Qualcomm Back For More?
The clock begins to tick on the Chargers exercising their escape clause in San Diego.
Down In The Meadow
ISC remains hopeful on a racetrack at the Meadowlands.
I'm here waiting for a suburb to jump up and say, 'We want the Vikings.' Nobody has
stepped up just yet.
Vikings Owner Red McCombs, on finding a stadium site (STAR TRIBUNE, 12/2).