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Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour Deutsche Bank Championship, U.S. Open Tennis

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 14

The chart below lists overnight ratings from sports telecasts over Labor Day weekend on broadcast TV ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET TIME (E...

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ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: MARCH MADNESS REIGNS EVERYWHERE

ESPN SportsZone''s third annual men''s Tournament Challenge Presented by Pizza Hut, the Internet''s "largest" tournament, begins Sunday on espn.com (ESPN)....The ACC will provide live online coverage

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03/06/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network events. All times are EST. NCAA Basketball regionals: No. 1: UNC-DUKE or USC-WASH ST. No. 2: KY-SC or STAN-AZ. No. 3: GA TECH-CLEM; KAN-OKLA ST

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03/06/98
LIFETIME CONTINUES WOMEN'S SPORTS FORAY WITH TWO NEW EVENTS

Lifetime Television has become the title sponsor of the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport''s Wade Trophy, which honors the NCAA Division I women''s college basketball player of the yea

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03/06/98
BILL COMES FROM BEHIND THE GATES FOR CALLAWAY GOLF ADS

Microsoft Chair Bill Gates will endorse Callaway''s Big Bertha line of drivers in a campaign that begins on Sunday, according to Stuart Elliott of the N.Y. TIMES. A TV spot in which Gates "speaks with

Tags: Callaway Golf, CBS, Microsoft, Viacom

03/06/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The L.A. Arena Company named MICHAEL ROTH as Dir of Communications for Staples Center, scheduled to open in the fall of ''99. Roth had been PR Dir of Planet Hollywood restaurants (Staples Center)....U

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03/06/98
GOOD NEWS FOR ADIDAS: RECORD SALES, DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH

adidas-Salomon AG reported record sales of $3.7B for ''97, and its "first-ever" double-digit earnings per share, according to Reuters. Earnings per share rose from $3.82 to $5.65. The company said tha

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03/06/98
OLD TIME HOCKEY: ARE THE CHIEFS COMING TO MIAMI?

Miami Arena signed a five-year deal with the Miami Hockey Partners, LP, for an ECHL expansion team to begin play in Miami this fall. The team will be run by Bob Snyder, Managing Partner/President of M

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03/06/98
S.F. CHRONICLE REPORTS EDDIE DEBARTOLO MAKE PLAY FOR 49ERS

49ers co-Owner Eddie DeBartolo "is making a behind-the- scenes play to buy out" his sister Denise DeBartolo York''s stake in the team and "reassert himself as the Niners'' undisputed owner," according

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NATIONAL REAX ON SPREWELL: THE EDITORIAL PAGES WEIGH IN

Reaction continues to John Feerick''s decision on Latrell Sprewell. A national sampling follows: FROM THE SPORTS PAGE: In Philadelphia, Bill Lyon calls Feerick''s decision "dreadfully wrongheaded ...

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WITH ICE SKATING HOT, IT'S BOOM TIME FOR RINK CONSTRUCTION

Ice skating is "so hot there''s an ice shortage - and a binge of new rink construction," according to Robert Berner of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. And, with skating "likely to get another boost" in popul

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