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New Pitt AD Scott Barnes Making Football A Key In Revitalizing Athletic Department

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 26 / 15

One of new Pitt AD Scott Barnes’ first goals has been to "get a sense of where the department stands, not just from the perspective of coaches and employees, but also from donors, alumni and fans," according to Sam Werner of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Barnes said, "I don’t think w...

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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 the NFL reaching an agreemen

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, Boxing, CBS, Colleges, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Football, Hockey, Houston Astros, Memphis Grizzlies, MLB, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sacramento Kings, San Francisco Giants, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Sportvision, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

Cuts Alter Face Of TV Sports

The uncertainty of the U.S. economy "now is affecting what you will see on sports broadcasts in coming months," according to Sharon Ginn of the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES. Fox Sports'' decision to discontin

Tags: ABC, Basketball, Colleges, Football, Hockey, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Sportvision, Tampa Bay Lightning, Walt Disney

Names In The News

This week''s PEOPLE magazine profiles Yankees broadcaster SUZYN WALDMAN under the header, "Suzyn Waldman Battled Sexism — And Breast Cancer — To Score As Baseball''s Pioneer Female Broadcast

Tags: Baseball, CBS, Colleges, Horse Racing, New York Giants, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, YankeeNets

Executive Transactions

In NJ, Herb Jackson reported LEWIS EISENBERG was scheduled to resign as NY/NJ Port Authority Chair and take over the NJ Sports & Exposition Authority, but will now remain as Port Authority Chair becau

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Franchise Notes

BASEBALL: USA TODAY reports the Indians had 81 sellouts last year at Jacobs Field, but had only 35 this season (USA TODAY, 10/3)....The Yankees announced yesterday the team will not raise ticket price

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Twins TV Set For January Debut

The Twins-owned RSN Victory Sports, expected to launch in January, has signed a deal with ESPN Regional TV "to show more than a dozen" Univ. of MN football and men''s basketball games in ''02, "along

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Names In The News

In L.A., Karen Robinson-Jacobs reports MAGIC JOHNSON "is leading a team of investors that acquired the 47-store Fatburger chain." Plans are to "add 20 stores next year and move into 10 more states wit

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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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