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NCAA Partners With U.S. Department Of Defense For Three-Year Concussion Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 20 / 15

The NCAA in partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense has launched a three-year, $30M project to "track the effects of concussion using data from as many as 37,000 student athletes," according to Jo Craven McGinty of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. NCAA Exec VP/Regulatory Affairs Oliver Luck said tha...

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10/16/01
Executive Transactions

VETERANS FORM NEW FIRM: In this week''s SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL, Terry Lefton reports Classic Sports Network co-Founder BRIAN BEDOL, former MLB and Nike marketing exec CHRIS BEVILACQUA, former NFL VP/M

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10/16/01
ESPN's Tuesday College Football

By playing a college football game tonight on ESPN, the Univ. of Southern MS and the Univ. of Louisville "are fulfilling a deeply held desire for greater national exposure," according to Richard Sando

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10/16/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Game Five of the Indians-Mariners ALDS, followed by Game Five of the A''s-Yankees ALDS. The first non

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10/15/01
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

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10/15/01
Heckman's New Web Company

Less than six months after Rivals.com "shut its doors," Founder Jim Heckman "has received a second chance," according to Monica Soto of the SEATTLE TIMES, who reports Heckman has started TheInsiders.c

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10/12/01
TV Analysts News & Notes

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10/12/01
4-Players Only Hits It Big

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10/12/01
NCAA Corporate Partners

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10/12/01
Facility Notes

DESERT HEAT: In Phoenix, Shaun McKinnon writes Fiesta Bowl officials claim in court documents that the bowl "could lose its lucrative role in crowning a national college football champion" if Phoenix

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10/11/01
Media Notes

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