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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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09/07/01
Marketplace Round-Up

Sega Sports has signed a two-year deal as title sponsor of the Las Vegas Bowl. The bowl game will be renamed the Sega Sports Las Vegas Bowl (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 9/7) ....NEWSWEEK writes, "With t

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Colleges, Hockey, Motorsports, NHRA, Nike, Puma, Sports Events, Tennis, Wieden Kennedy

09/06/01
UND Arena Gets Costly

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION reported that the cost of the Univ. of ND’s new hockey arena "will eat up the entire $100-million contribution that a controversial donor to the institution com

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

09/06/01
Names & Faces

ARNIE''S GOT A BANK SHOT: Houston-based Encore Bank has signed Arnold Palmer as a spokesperson (Encore Bank). SKIERS: U.S. Olympic Gold Medal-winning skiers Jonny Moseley and Picabo Street have signed

Tags: Colleges, Golf, Winter Sports

09/06/01
Executive Transactions

Tim Frank NBA MOVES: The NBA named TIM FRANK as Senior Dir of Media Relations. Frank had been Dir of Communications for the Rockets (NBA)....The Trail Blazers promoted former Dir of Sponsorship Sales

Tags: Basketball, Callaway Golf, Champ Car World Series, Colleges, Golf, Hockey, Houston Rockets, Motorsports, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Portland Trail Blazers, People and Pop Culture, TRAC, Vulcan Ventures

09/06/01
NCAA Rejects Reform Proposal

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION’s Welch Suggs reported that the NCAA "rejected a proposal from a blue-ribbon panel sponsored by the Knight Foundation to create an external group of presidents

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

09/06/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Yankees-Blue Jays, followed by Indians-Red Sox. The first non-MLB report was the NFL''s replacement o

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Ravens, Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, HBO, Los Angeles Sparks, MLB, Motorsports, New York Jets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Francisco Giants, Sports Events, Media, TBS/TNT, Tennis, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, USA Networks, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

09/06/01
Names In The News

YOU OUGHTA BE IN PICTURES: The HOLLYWOOD REPORTER''s Zorianna Kit reports MEG RYAN will star in Paramount Pictures'' “AGAINST THE ROPES,” a biopic on the life of female boxing manager JACKIE

Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, CFL, Chicago Cubs, Colleges, Dallas Mavericks, Football, Golf, Hockey, NFL, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Washington Redskins

09/05/01
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: (regional) 9/1 ABC 12:00-3:30pm 2.5/7 NCAA Football: (regional) 9/1 ABC

Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, IndyCar, Los Angeles Sparks, Motorsports, NBC, NCAA, Nielsen, Subaru, Tennis, The Back of the Book, USTA, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

09/05/01
Neuheisel Gets A Raise

The Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE’s Bob Condotta reported Univ. of WA Coach Rick Neuheisel "received a raise in his guaranteed annual compensation from $897,000 to $1.212 million." The deal had been 8 mon

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

09/05/01
Dickey Sinks “The Rock”

The KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL’S Gary Lundy reported "A push by Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer to nickname Neyland Stadium ‘The Rock’ was shot down at the 11th hour" by AD Doug

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

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