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If there really are going to be nine candidates on NFLPA ballot, it guarantees De Smith victory. It's over. He wins. Period. — mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) March 5, 2015 Sounds like there are a lot of Habs fans at Staples Center. — Julie Stewart-Binks (@JSB_FOX) March 6,...

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08/25/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South), CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" and ESPN''s "SportsCenter" all led with Reds-Braves and followed with Astros-Mets

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Houston Astros, MLB, NBC, New Orleans Saints, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Raycom Sports, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, UPN, Walt Disney

08/25/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

NFL: In Nashville, the Titans are keeping their ticket office open until 8:30pm CT each day this week for fans who have not received their season tickets yet (Nashville TENNESSEAN, 8/25)....The Jaguar

Tags: AFL, Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, MLB, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Seattle Storm, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tennessee Titans

08/25/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Mavericks announced the following promotions: JAY MCKIM to VP & CFO; GREG ANDERSON to VP/Marketing & Communications; CHERYL KARALLA to Senior Exec Assistant; GEORGE KILLEBREW to VP/Corporate Spons

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, McDonalds, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/25/99
SPURS ARENA DEAL A SLAM-DUNCAN, COULD OPEN IN 2002

A four-page non-binding letter of intent to build a proposed $175M arena for the Spurs was "approved" yesterday and officials "hope to begin breaking ground" in six months, should voters approve the 1

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

08/25/99
LIGHTNING STRIKES: TEAM LANDS PROMINENT TV RIGHTS AGREEMENT

The Lightning announced yesterday that it has landed its "most extensive" TV rights package in club history, according to Tom Jones of the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, who writes that the agreement calls for

Tags: NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Tampa Bay Lightning

08/25/99
SAN ANTONIO A LEADING CANDIDATE TO HOST 2007 PAN AM GAMES?

Miami has "withdrawn as a candidate" to host the 2007 Pan Am Games, "leaving only" San Antonio and Raleigh-Durham as "contenders," according to Jerry Briggs of the SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS. San Antoni

Tags: Events and Attractions

08/25/99
SPONSORS ON CAMPUS: BURGER KING LAUNCHES NCAA AD CAMPAIGN

Burger King unveiled a scratch-off game promo tied to the ''99 NCAA football season, and will run it from August 30 through September 25. Game cards will be available in- store, via mail or through a

Tags: Burger King, NCAA, Oakland Athletics, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

08/25/99
AND YOU THOUGHT PHILADELPHIA WAS BAD: BILLS LAY DOWN THE LAW

The Bills "promise an all-out blitz against" disruptive fans this season whose "drinking, fighting, swearing, vomiting, urinating, stripping, smoking -- and last year even fornicating -- have turned s

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Franchises, Wilson Sporting Goods

08/25/99
DRIVING ACROSS UNCHARTED WATERS: PGA TOUR SURGING AHEAD

Under the header, "Business Is Booming For PGA," George Sweda of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER wrote, "Purses have crossed the $100 million mark for the first time -- and in a big way." Sweda noted that

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour

08/25/99
CART TAKES STEP TO COUNTER ASSERTION IT CAN'T MARKET ITSELF

CART has been "stung in recent weeks by criticism about its marketing prowess," but now "aims to boost interest" and "show it can market well," according to Bill Koenig of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS.

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR, Toyota

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