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"SportsBusiness Daily would not exist, were it not for Doug Bailey. He invented the publishing model that enabled THE DAILY to launch when and how it did, and he was the first person to immediately grasp its vast potential."
-- Jeffrey Pollack, co-Founder of THE DAILY, on the late Doug Bailey.
Tuesday June 11, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 191 Print This Issue

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  • A Star Is Born

    3,000 Puig items, including 400 "Viva Puig" T-shirts, were sold in four days

    The Dodgers said that they sold more merchandise featuring rookie RF Yasiel Puig from Thursday to Sunday last week "than they had ever sold of any player over a four-day period -- more than even" former MLBers Manny Ramirez, Fernando Valenzuela or Hideo Nomo, according to Hernandez & Shaikin of the L.A. TIMES. The team sold "approximately 3,000 units of Puig-related merchandise in that four-day window, including 1,600 T-shirts ($28), 400 'Viva Puig' T-shirts ($28) and 600 jerseys." The Dodgers "have already filmed a television commercial" featuring Puig and Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez. But Dodgers Exec VP & CMO Lon Rosen said that the team "hasn't made any plans to make a Puig bobblehead doll or create a marketing campaign centered a ...

  • A Media Visionary

    Doug Bailey, key exec behind early days of THE DAILY, dies.

  • Weather Or Not

    The U.S. Open could face some logistical nightmares with massive rain, transportation issues.

  • My Cup Runneth Over

    Stanley Cup tix trending high on the secondary market.

  • Touch The Sky

    Heat announce two-year hybrid agreement with NBA D-League Sioux Falls Skyforce.

  • Arizona Dream

    USA Basketball could relocate to Tempe as part of ASU project.

  • The Need For Speed

    With the length of games increasing, MLB oficials ponder ways to pick up the pace of play.

  • Honor Roll

    NSSA presents Peter King, Dan Patrick with awards; Dick Vitale, Mitch Albom inducted to HOF.

  • Boston Tebow Party

    Can Belichick succeed in quieting coverage around Tim Tebow?

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