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08/23/01
VA Tech Sues Promoter

The Provo DAILY HERALD reported "Virginia Tech sued the promoter of the 2000 Black Coaches Association Football Classic … claiming the company still owes Tech money from the canceled game." Scho

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

08/23/01
Executive Transactions

MCMICHAEL LEAVING RANGERS: In Ft. Worth, Sean Wood reports MLB Rangers Exec VP/Business Operations JOHN MCMICHAEL will leave the team after 18 seasons, as Southwest Sports Group "is planning its third

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, ECHL, Hockey, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Texas Rangers, USA Networks, Winter Sports

08/23/01
U Of HI Renews Marketing Deal

Univ. of HI (UH) football coach June Jones said that the school "does not expect the litigation that has embroiled" Steinberg Moorad & Dunn (Steinberg) to "hamper [UH''s] marketing relationship" with

Tags: Assante, Colleges, PepsiCo

08/23/01
San Jose State's Apparel Deal

When San Jose State Univ. (SJSU) football coach Fitz Hill was hired this offseason, he asked "what brand of jersey the team would wear and what it looked like," according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com.

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Nike, Reebok, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

08/23/01
Holtz Closes Practice

The GREENVILLE NEWS’ Rick Scope reported "South Carolina coach Lou Holtz is shutting down the superhighway." The Gamecock’s coach "turned into a one-man cyber cop" and wants to completely

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

08/23/01
Facility Notes

NEXTURF NEWS: In Philadelphia, Edward Moran writes that Southwest Recreational Industries COO for Domestic Turf Sales Jim Savoca — the company which makes NeXturf — "met yesterday with the E

Tags: Basketball, Buffalo Sabres, Colleges, Facilities, Football, Hockey, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

08/22/01
Names In The News

THANKS, MITT: BAIN CAPITAL, the Boston-based firm founded by SLOC President MITT ROMNEY, is donating $1M to the SLOC. Romney said, "My former partners will be ticket buyers and supporters of the Olymp

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Golf, Hockey, McDonalds, National Lacrosse League, Brooklyn Nets, Olympics, SLOC, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

08/22/01
Executive Transactions

Univision Communications will promote RAY RODRIGUEZ to President & COO of Univision Networks. Rodriguez will oversee several nets, including Univision Sports (DAILY VARIETY, 8/22)....EM.TV, which owns

Tags: Colleges, Formula One, Motorsports, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

08/22/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with NASCAR''s report on the death of Dale Earnhardt, followed by D''Backs C Mike DiFelice being arrested

Tags: ABC, Arizona Diamondbacks, Baseball, Cleveland Indians, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Minnesota Twins, MLB, MLS, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, Soccer, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/21/01
Cingular Close To NCAA Deal

Atlanta-based Cingular Wireless "is close" to signing an NCAA corporate sponsorship valued at up to $3.5M for the ''01-02 academic year, according to sources of Lee & Bernstein of the SPORTSBUSINESS J

Tags: Colleges, GTE, NCAA, Verizon

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