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Despite Initial Shortfalls, Florida State Expected To Make Profit From BCS Championship

04 / 23 / 14

Florida State's trip to the '14 BCS National Championship Game "wasn’t cheap" -- it cost the school $2.82M and "left the athletics department with an initial loss of nearly $500,000 -- but the university expects to see a net profit when all is said and done," according to documents cited by Ir...

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02/23/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 30-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with the six-player trade between the 76ers and Hawks, followed by the eight-player trade between the Mave

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02/23/01
A-10 Corporate Sponsors

THE DAILY continues "Spons-O-Meter," a comprehensive list of corporate sponsors for various leagues and governing bodies. Today: The Atlantic 10 Conference. All sponsors except Gatorade and Spalding h

Tags: Colleges, General Motors, Pennzoil, Russell Athletic, US Airways, Verizon

02/23/01
Names In The News

In L.A., Charles Bostwick reports the $3.1M WAYNE GRETZKY''S ROLLER HOCKEY CENTER in Lancaster, CA, will close at the end of March "because of a lack of business." San Diego-based WORLDWIDE ROLLER HOC

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02/23/01
Final Nielsen Weekend Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Men''s B-Ball: (regional) 2/17 ABC 1:00-3:00pm 1.1/3 PGA: Bob Hope Chrysler Classic 2/

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02/22/01
Executive Transactions

ESPN GOES GLOBAL: The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Langdon Brockinton writes that ESPN has created a Global X Games department to "help grow its action-sports franchise worldwide." ESPN exec RON SEMIAO w

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02/22/01
Bossier City Rejects NBDL

Bossier City, LA, "won''t be getting" a team in the NBDL, the NBA''s developmental league, after CenturyTel Center officials "decided to pass on the opportunity," according to Scott Ferrell of the SHR

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02/21/01
Casino Ads on UW Broadcasts

The Univ. of WA basketball program "has an indirect and perhaps uncomfortable association" with a casino, according to Bob Sherwin of the SEATTLE TIMES. KOMO-AM, the radio station that owns the broadc

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02/20/01
Facility Notes

L.A. BOUND? In MN, Charley Walters wrote, "People who know say the Vikings, through intermediaries, quietly have begun talks with Los Angeles officials about the possibility of moving the team to the

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02/20/01
CBS Bids For Women's Tourney

During negotiations for the 11-year, $6B deal to televise the men''s NCAA basketball tournament, CBS "agreed to the NCAA''s proposal to pay $200[M] for 11 years for the women''s tournament and 18 othe

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02/16/01
Final Nielsen Weekend Ratings

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