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NFL Shifting Super Bowl Media Day To Monday Primetime

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15

The NFL today formally announced that it is shifting Super Bowl Media Day from its traditional Tuesday morning start time to Monday night, with the first Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade to be held Feb. 1 at SAP Center in San Jose ahead of Super Bowl 50. The event will begin at 5:00pm PT....

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MEDIA NOTES

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PINK SLIP: USOC CEO NORM BLAKE APPEARS TO BE ON THE WAY OUT

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BRANDWEEK REPORT HAS SEASONTICKET.COM "ON THE BLOCK"

Seasonticket.com, coming off of its rights deal with MLB earlier this year (see THE DAILY, 5/8), is "financially strapped" and "on the block," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. One potential buy

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AREA OPPONENTS START TO AIR IT OUT AGAINST HOUSTON ARENA

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THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S TURNSTILE TRACKER

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COLLEGE TEAMS STRIKE 'UNIQUE' AND 'HISTORIC' TV DEALS

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LEAGUE NOTES

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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