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Georgia Approves Increased Athletic Budget, Extends Contracts Of AD, Basketball Coach

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15

The Georgia Athletic Association BOD on Thursday "approved" a budget of $117.42M for FY '16, "an increase of nearly" $17.6M from FY '15, according to a front-page piece by Fletcher Page of the ATHENS BANNER-HERALD. The increase is mainly due to an $11M "increase from SEC distribution," and those num...

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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-Mets, followed by D''Backs-Phillies. The first non-MLB report was Bengals QB Jon Kitna being n

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Marketplace Round-Up

Toyota has renewed its commitment as title sponsor of MD-based Corrigan Sports Enterprise''s ''02 Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. As title sponsor, Toyota receives placement on promos, on-site signage, reg

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Retailers Chase Hot Items

Many fans "seek merchandise for the most successful teams wherever they are, and better technology lets stores keep a close eye on trends," according to Scott Leith of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. FL-bas

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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 "NFL on CBS": Eagles-Titans 8/23 CBS 8:00-11:15pm 5.0/8 NFL: Colts-Vikings 8/24 Fox 8:1

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Names In The News

In DC, Jason La Canfora wrote a front-page piece on 12-year-old soccer player FREDDY ADU, who moved from Ghana to the U.S. four years ago. Adu "is considered such a dynamic talent that Inter Milan, an

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Beaver Stadium Expansion

The latest expansion and renovation of PA State Univ.''s (PSU) Beaver Stadium has added more than 12,000 seats, bringing the total number of seats to 106,537, making it the second-largest stadium in t

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Pens Target Date For Financing

The Penguins have projected June ''02 as a "deadline to secure financing" for a new arena, which Team Lemieux LLC President Tom Rooney said gives them "eight to 12 months" to finalize a deal, accordin

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Bay Area Colleges' Promotions

The S.F. CHRONICLE’s David Steele reported on the joint marketing effort between Stanford Univ. and the Univ. of CA "to sell the idea of Bay Area college football." Radio commercials have alread

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ESPN Sports Poll

The ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, asked 3,748 college sports fans, aged 12+, from January through June ''01 to name their favorite college football team. With the college football se

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Executive Transactions

LAPCHICK''S NEW POSITION: The Univ. of Central FL (UCF) appointed DR. RICHARD LAPCHICK as Eminent Scholar & Dir of the newly created DEVOS SPORT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. For the past 17 years, Lap

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