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Subway Gets Last-Minute Deal To Air New Super Bowl Spot

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 01 / 15

Subway will debut a spot near the end of NBC's Super Bowl pregame show in a deal that was concluded just yesterday. The QSR last year bought a last-minute spot in the Super Bowl broadcast. Subway CMO Tony Pace this year was again negotiating almost until the last minute, and came up with a unit th...

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Marketplace Round-Up

AD AGE''s Hillary Chura reported PepsiCo has "temporarily pulled TV advertising." A PepsiCo spokesperson said that the company is "making its decisions on a day-to-day basis because it wouldn''t be ap

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Univ. Of Louisville Against NBA

Univ. of Louisville (UL) President John Shumaker said yesterday that the school "will not be a part of any effort to lure" an NBA team to the city, according to Eric Crawford of the Louisville COURIER

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Franchises, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, US Airways

VA Tech Coach's Web Site

The VIRGINIAN-PILOT’s Harry Minium reported on VA Tech’s football coach Frank Beamer’s Web site, beamerball.com, which offers "hard news and a daily inside look at Tech’s progr

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Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Yankees-White Sox, followed by Devil Rays-Red Sox. The first non-MLB report was the NFL announcing it

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UVM To Cut Five Varsity Sports

The CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION’s Alex Kellogg reported that the Univ of VT (UV) "has decided to cut five varsity sports at the end of the current academic year in an effort to save money, imp

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Colleges Curtail Cold War Slogan

MI State Univ. (MSU) officials said that "Cold War," which has historically been the slogan for the October 6 Univ. of MI-MSU hockey game, will "take a back seat" to the game itself, according to Rob

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Executive Transactions

Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI) named JEFFREY MAINKA as VP/Corporate Development and KEVIN SEIDEHAMEL as Dir of Development. Mainka replaces JIM GATES who was named to the newly-created position of Churchi

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., Colleges, ECHL, Hockey, Horse Racing, Nike, People and Pop Culture

Final Nielsen Weekend Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: North Carolina-Texas 9/8 ABC 12:00-3:30pm 2.3/7 NCAA Football: Michigan-Wash

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Facility Notes

AIRSPACE LIMITS: In Detroit, Angelique Chengelis reports the FAA will impose a seven-hour flight restriction within a one-nautical-mile radius of Michigan Stadium and up to 3,000 feet for Saturday''s

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Executive Transactions

In this week''s issue of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, Terry Lefton reports former NBA and XFL marketer and current USTA consultant MICHELLE DIFILIPPANTONIO, "is expected to accept in October the govern

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