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Published August 16, 2013
TYING THE KNOT: Nets and Barclays Center CEO BRETT YORMARK and fiancee ELAINA SCOTTO got married "in a small private ceremony at the St. Regis last week." Expected attendees for a wedding party tonight in N.Y. include NBC's MATT LAUER, KATIE COURIC, Nets coach JASON KIDD, Fox NFL analyst MICHAEL STRAHAN and Forest City Ratner Chair & CEO BRUCE RATNER (N.Y. POST, 8/16).
ON THE MARKET: Former MLBer TOM GLAVINE has "listed his Country Club of the South home with Harry Norman, Realtors" for $1.99M (BIZJOURNALS.com, 8/15)....Former Bucks coach SCOTT SKILES has sold his Mequon, Wisc. home for $1.185M (BIZJOURNALS.com, 8/15)....ESPN NFL analyst RAY LEWIS is selling his Owings Mills, Md., house for $1.1M. Lewis bought the house in '99 for $753,000 (BIZJOURNALS.com, 8/15).
NAMES: MiLB is in the "midst of a congressional push to overhaul copyright law" and is "bringing on the lobbying help of MEYER, KLIPPER & MOHR to help protect the league's interest in the streaming of its games." This is the league's "first lobbying hire" (POLITICO.com, 8/15)....Rockets G JEREMY LIN's documentary "LINSANITY" is set for an Oct. 11 "theatrical release in Taiwan." The film was "acquired by Taiwanese distributor Encore Film after a lengthy process fielded by the pic's international sales agent Fortissimo Films" (VARIETY.com, 8/14)....DirecTV's "Football on your Phone" spot starring PEYTON and ELI MANNING has "made its debut on the Viral Video Chart," as it drew more than 7 million views last week (ADAGE.com, 8/15).