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"Everyone majors in sports marketing. There is no more worthless major."
-- Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban. (BLOGMAVERICK.com, 2/23)
Tuesday February 25, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 114 Print This Issue

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  • When The Dust Settles

    NBC finished the Sochi Games with a 12.3 final rating for 17 primetime telecasts (excluding the opening Thursday), up slightly from the last European Olympics in Turin in '06, which had a 12.2 rating. Compared to the live Vancouver Games telecasts in '10, NBC’s average was down 11% from a 13.8 rating. For comparison, NBC finished with a 12.8 rating for its most recent "Sunday Night Football" slate, which had 19 NFL game telecasts. Putting the net over the hump was likely a shorter Closing Ceremony in '14 compared to '06. NBC drew an 8.7 rating for Sunday night’s two-hour telecast (8:33-10:36pm ET), which had competition from Fox' Daytona 500 telecast and AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” while the three-hour Closing Ce ...

  • Golden Girl

    Mikaela Shiffrin looks primed for the biggest post-Sochi marketing push.

  • It's Like Your My Mirror

    Vikings set to open massive Stadium Preview Center.

  • Fault Lines

    Supreme Court declines to hear appeal in Tennis Channel case.

  • Blazing A New Trail?

    Damian Lillard could opt out of his deal with adidas after this season.

  • Missouri Compromise

    Rams keep season-ticket prices flat, but raise single-game costs.

  • No Desert Mirage

    The Indian Wells Tennis Garden unveils around $70M in upgrades to the venue.

  • Mark My Words

    Cuban offers marketing advice following SMU hoops game.

  • Star Power

    Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of Jerry Jones' purchase of the Cowboys.

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