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Panini Signs QB Marcus Mariota To Autograph Trading-Card Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15

Panini has signed NFL Draft prospect and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota  to an autograph trading-card deal. Under the agreement, Mariota will appear on Panini packaging including its first collegiate licensed trading cards, "Contenders ...

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09/21/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Astros-Giants, followed by the Mariners clinching the AL West Wednesday night and Angels-Mariners. Th

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Basketball, CFL, Colleges, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Football, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, MLB, Motorsports, NBA, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHRA, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

09/21/01
Nets Tone Down War Metaphors

When college and pro football return this weekend, the "presentation of the [TV] broadcasts will be a subdued and patriotic one," according to network execs and announcers cited by Richard Sandomir of

Tags: ABC, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Media, St. Louis Rams, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/21/01
Franchise Notes

MJ DECISION SOON: In DC, John Mitchell cites a source as saying that Michael Jordan "could make his intentions public" about whether he is returning this season, "as early as this weekend and definite

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Basketball, Colleges, Colorado Rockies, Franchises, Hockey, MLB, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Mets, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards

09/20/01
Names In The News

Univ. of VA football coach AL GROH, during an ACC football coaches conference call, said of the team flying to SC for Saturday''s game at Clemson Univ.: "As far as the hijacking issue is concerned 

Tags: American Airlines, Colleges, Golf, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/20/01
Univ. Of MN Hockey Deals

The Univ. of Minnesota (UM) "is expected" to sign an eight-year, $3.7M contract with FSN that will put 32 UM hockey games on the net, according to Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, who note

Tags: Colleges, News Corp./Fox, Media

09/20/01
Marketplace Round-Up

AD AGE''s Hillary Chura reported PepsiCo has "temporarily pulled TV advertising." A PepsiCo spokesperson said that the company is "making its decisions on a day-to-day basis because it wouldn''t be ap

Tags: ATP, Colleges, EA Sports, ESPN, PepsiCo, Tennis, Walt Disney

09/20/01
Univ. Of Louisville Against NBA

Univ. of Louisville (UL) President John Shumaker said yesterday that the school "will not be a part of any effort to lure" an NBA team to the city, according to Eric Crawford of the Louisville COURIER

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Franchises, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, US Airways

09/19/01
VA Tech Coach's Web Site

The VIRGINIAN-PILOT’s Harry Minium reported on VA Tech’s football coach Frank Beamer’s Web site, beamerball.com, which offers "hard news and a daily inside look at Tech’s progr

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

09/19/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Yankees-White Sox, followed by Devil Rays-Red Sox. The first non-MLB report was the NFL announcing it

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, MLB, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Tampa Bay Rays, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

09/19/01
UVM To Cut Five Varsity Sports

The CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION’s Alex Kellogg reported that the Univ of VT (UV) "has decided to cut five varsity sports at the end of the current academic year in an effort to save money, imp

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

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