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Root Sports Southwest Brings On Former Penguins Exec David Peart

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 26 / 15

Root Sports Southwest named former Penguins Senior VP/Sales & Service David Peart GM, where he will oversee day-to-day management of the Houston-based RSN. He starts March 2 and will report to DirecTV Sports Networks President Patrick Crumb . The RSN holds the rights to the Astros and Rocket...

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09/19/01
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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09/18/01
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

Tags: Basketball, Calgary Flames, Colleges, Comcast-Spectacor, FIFA, Football, MasterCard, Motorsports, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia 76ers, Soccer, Speed Channel, People and Pop Culture, Tennis, TRAC, USTA, Yahoo

09/18/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Brewers-Cardinals, followed by Mets-Pirates. The first non-MLB report was the NFL and the NFL Referee

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, NBA, NBC, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Sports Illustrated, Media, St. Louis Cardinals, Tennis, Walt Disney

09/17/01
NCAA Scrutinized Over Control

If last Tuesday''s terrorist attacks "have shown us anything, it is that we need strong leadership. ... That''s why the NFL came off looking almost valiant when it canceled its weekend games and colle

Tags: CBS, Colleges, ESPN, NCAA, NFL, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/14/01
Nearly No Weekend Sports

After decisions by most sports properties to postpone or cancel events, "this weekend will be like no other since the advent of televised sports," according to Larry Stewart of the L.A. TIMES (9/14).

Tags: ABC, Baseball, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Horse Racing, MLB, Motorsports, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NTRA, PGA Tour, Soccer, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/14/01
College Football Changes Course

Less than 24 hours after seven NCAA Division I-A conferences — the SEC, Big Ten, Big 12, Mid-American, Conference USA, Mountain West and Western Athletic — made the decision to hold games th

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NCAA, NFL, PGA Tour, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/13/01
FSU Revises Ticket Policy

FLORIDA TODAY’s Bill Vilona reported that at FL State Univ.’s Doak Campbell Stadium "to keep two seats in priority areas, it requires a $125 contribution." FL State Univ. priority areas ar

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

09/13/01
Some Colleges To Play Football

The decision of whether to play college football games this week "was left up to individual conferences after a conference call of the Division I-A conference commissioners yesterday morning," accordi

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, NCAA, Walt Disney

09/13/01
When Should Sports Resume?

In the aftermath of Tuesday morning''s tragedy, sports execs "faced the challenge of doing the right thing," according to Larry Weisman of USA TODAY, who writes, "Cancel out of sympathy for the victim

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, Football, Hockey, NFL, NHL, Sports in Society, SportsLine.com, Time Warner

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