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"Concussion" Trailer Still Has People Talking, Wondering How NFL Will Respond

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The upcoming release of Columbia Pictures' "Concussion," which focuses on brain trauma in football, has the "potential to do what a Hall of Famer's suicide, protracted lawsuits and reams of scientific data could not: present the horrors of football's concussion crisis in such simple and compelling ...

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New NASCAR Rainbow Warrior

Rainbow/PUSH Coalition President Jesse Jackson and Dr Pepper announced this morning sponsorship of a new African American owner-driver team to compete in the NASCAR Late Model Stock Division. Rainbow

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Merits Of MLB Strike Debated

If there is a strike or lockout after the ''01 MLB season, "all the good" MLB Commissioner Bud Selig "has accomplished in baseball''s recovery will be forgotten," according to USA TODAY''s Hal Bodley.

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Who Will Be A Super Bowl Star?

Most sports marketing experts say that they "can''t remember a Super Bowl with less star quality than Sunday''s affair," according to Matthew Futterman of the Newark STAR-LEDGER. N.Y.-based entertainm

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ESPN Sports Poll

Each month the ESPN Sports Poll computes a Twelve-Sport Fan Index, the combined average fan activity of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA basketball and football, pro golf, pro tennis, pro soccer, pro figu

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Super Bowl Ad Roster

THE DAILY presents a comprehensive list of in-game national advertisers for Sunday''s broadcast of Super Bowl XXXV on CBS. This list is subject to change (THE DAILY). 1ST QUARTER LENGTH AGENCY A-B 30-

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The NFLPA has "begun negotiations" with the NFL about extending the CBA by two years, through the ''06 season, according to Leonard Shapiro of the WASHINGTON POST. NFLPA Exec Dir Gene Upshaw said that

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Executive Transactions

The Heat named ERIC WOOLWORTH as President of Business Operations. Woolworth had served as the interim president since mid-July with responsibility for the business and legal affairs of the Heat and W

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New Union For MLS Players?

Steve Gans and Neil Jacobs, two Boston-area lawyers, are "researching the feasibility of taking over the representation of MLS players," according to Ridge Mahoney of SOCCERAMERICA.com, who wrote that

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Franchise Notes

STILL THE SAME? In Denver, Mike Klis writes that "confusion has set in" regarding Rockies ticket prices for the ''01 season at Coors Field. After last season, the team announced they would not raise t

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Names In The News

Lakers C SHAQUILLE O''NEAL "created a 100-foot white sand beach" on the lakefront at his Windermere, FL, home, but county officials fined him $236 "for clearing too much land and installing the sand i

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