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Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys In Talks To End Ecclestone Trial

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Prosecutors and attorneys for  Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...

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04/09/01
Names In The News

The HOLLYWOOD REPORTER''s Scott Roxborough reports that VIVENDI UNIVERSAL and European broadcaster RTL GROUP "might be coming to the rescue of indebted" ISMM, as they "reportedly plan to jointly acqui

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Baseball, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, Football, Milwaukee Bucks, MLB, NCAA, New York Yankees, PepsiCo, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, YankeeNets

04/09/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with the XFL renaming its championship game "The Million Dollar Game," followed by a 3:35 report on the Ma

Tags: ABC, Baseball, CBS, Champ Car World Series, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Hockey, IndyCar, Motorsports, NASCAR, Nationwide Insurance, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media, Time Warner, Toyota, Viacom, Walt Disney

04/06/01
Weekend Nielsen Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Senior PGA Tour: Legends of Golf 3/31 ABC 1:00-3:00pm 1.1/3 NHL: (regional) 3/31 ABC 3:00-6

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04/05/01
Marketplace Round-Up

TO THE VICTOR GO THE SALES: In Raleigh, Jane Stancill reports that after Duke Univ.''s men''s basketball championship, the school "expects to reap at least" $2M in championship merchandise revenues fr

Tags: Colleges, Football, Motorsports, NFL, Nike, NikeTown

04/05/01
Protests Mar Stanford-Nike Deal

Stanford Univ. is negotiating a new, expanded equipment and uniform agreement with Nike despite "the objection of a growing number of faculty members and students," according to Anne Rochell Konigsmar

Tags: Colleges, Nike

04/04/01
FTC To Investigate Nike?

Jeff Ballinger, an activist with Boston-based Press For Change, will ask the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to try to investigate Internet sites run by Nike, the Univ. of OR, the Univ. of MI and ESPN

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Law and Politics, NCAA, Nike, Walt Disney

04/04/01
Final NCAA Ratings

CBS'' coverage of Monday night''s NCAA men''s basketball finals, featuring Duke-AZ, earned a 15.6/24 final Nielsen rating, marking an 11% increase from last year''s 14.1/23, which featured MI State-FL

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04/04/01
League Notes

In N.Y., Thomas George writes the NFL''s ban on bandannas and stocking caps was, "in part, the result of a rancorous exchange between" Rams Senior VP Bob Wallace and Vikings coach & Competition Commit

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Football, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, NCAA, NFL, PepsiCo, St. Louis Rams

04/04/01
People & Personalities

STILL GOING STRONG: In Austin, Suzanne Halliburton reported Lance Armstrong''s current endorsement income, from companies such as Coca-Cola, Bristol-Myers and Nike, is estimated at about $10M annually

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Coca-Cola, Colleges, Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Los Angeles Clippers, MLS, Nike, Soccer, Sports Illustrated

04/04/01
NCAA Ratings Chart

THE DAILY presents Nielsen ratings for the NCAA men''s tournament final since ''90. % +/- YEAR reflects the year-to-year ratings change. NCAA champions are listed first. YEAR TEAMS RAT/SHR % +/- YEAR

Tags: Colleges, NCAA, Nielsen, The Back of the Book

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