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Bobcats' Johnson Working On
Fan-Friendly Ticket Program
Brewers Tighten Tailgating Policy
For Fans Without Tickets
RADIO DEAL: A source indicated that the Brewers new radio broadcast rights deal with WTMJ-AM, set to begin in '09, runs for four years through the 2012 season. In Milwaukee, Bob Wolfley reported the Brewers TV deal with FSN Wisconsin also will end in 2012, and the two "local broadcast packages are in contractual sync" (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 4/6).
NFL Denies Rams' Request To Wear
Throwback Uniform In Home Opener
TITANS: In Tennessee, Jim Wyatt reported the Titans "unveiled a 10-year logo Friday that will be featured in a patch on their uniforms this fall." The logo also will appear on merchandise and in team publications and "could also appear on a flag and in other areas" at LP Field this year (Nashville TENNESSEAN, 4/5).
The Nationals beginning with today's game against the Marlins will offer parking spaces at Nationals Park to "fans who have not bought season tickets." Fans will be able to purchase spots for all remaining Nationals games on an individual game basis and it will be "first come, first served." Fans must purchase spaces in advance online, as spots "will not be sold at the ballpark" (WASHINGTON POST, 3/5).
Red Sox Cashing In On Auction
Of Premium Seats At Fenway Park
MAKING CONCESSIONS: MSG Chair James Dolan for the Knicks' home finale against the Celtics April 14 at MSG will offer fans free food and soft drinks. The offer is a "small thank-you to fans who were so supportive" of the Knicks this season. An NBA source: "Other teams have done free food as part of a promotion to get people to buy tickets, but never after a game is already sold out" (N.Y. POST, 4/6).