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Source: Pittsburgh Set To Announce Utah State's Scott Barnes As Next AD

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15

Pitt on Friday afternoon is set to name Utah State AD Scott Barnes to the same position, ending a "four-month search" that started in December after former AD Steve Pederson was fired, according to a source cited by Sam Werner of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Barnes brings with him a "history of...

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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 Giants-Astros, followed by Phillies-Braves. The first non-MLB report was a report on the Wizards trai

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GA Tech Wins Trademark Suit

The DESERT NEWS reported that the three-year battle between Salt Lake''s Triple-A baseball team and GA Tech ended "with the Salt Lake franchise agreeing to pay $600,000 for infringing on Tech''s trade

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Final Nielsen Weekend Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events. There were no live sporting events in the cable top ten from 9/10-9/16. One broadcast ratings point = 1,055,000 homes (THE DAILY).

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Names In The News

NAMES: In Akron, Tom Reed writes OH native WILL GIBSON, who won the first two titles in ESPN''s “TWO MINUTE DRILL,” is "vying for a three-peat." So far, Gibson has won $225,000 and "more tha

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Clemson Athletic Heritage Center

The Columbia STATE’s Ken Tysiac reported that Clemson football coach Tommy Bowden''s "pet project, the Athletic Heritage Center, has been moved to the top of the Tiger Pride athletics renovation

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Executive Transactions

MINOR LEAGUE HOCKEY: The AHL Cleveland Barons named former WPHL Dir of Ticket Operations JEFF GODA as Dir of Ticket Sales; former Eastern League Akron Aeros Dir of Corporate Marketing & Sales ERIN WAN

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CAA Presidents Monitor Football

The RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH’s John O’Connor reported that "football could bounce the Colonial Athletic Association''s way," as presidents of the ten institutions that comprise the "new" CA

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MNF Ratings Continue Slide

Last night''s 49ers-Jets "MNF" game earned a 12.5/19 overnight Nielsen rating, down 10.7% from last year''s comparable Redskins-Cowboys, which got a 14.0/22 (THE DAILY). USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke writ

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Fox To Drop 1st & 10 Line

Fox Sports is "eliminating the popular, computer-generated `1st and Ten'' line from its N.F.L. coverage until further notice as part of its cost-cutting efforts," according to Richard Sandomir of the

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Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: (regional) 9/29 ABC 12:00-3:30pm 3.7/9 NCAA Football: (regional) 9/29 AB

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