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MONEY TALKS: In Louisville, Eric Crawford reports Univ. of Louisville men''s basketball coach RICK PITINO will receive a $5M lump-sum payment, raised through private funding, if he completes a propose

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03/29/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with an injury update on Dodgers P Kevin Brown, followed by an injury update on Braves P Greg Maddux. The

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03/28/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with the return of Heat C Alonzo Mourning, followed by Raptors-Heat. The first non-basketball report, at 6

Tags: Basketball, Cablevision, CBS, Colleges, Comcast-Spectacor, Hockey, Madison Square Garden, NBA, NCAA, New Jersey Devils, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, WNBA

03/28/01
Marketplace Round-Up

In a continuing look at the NBA marketing to Hispanic fans, the SACRAMENTO BEE''s Scott Howard-Cooper wrote that while the Kings, "like most NBA teams, have been slow in reacting to Spanish-speaking f

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03/28/01
Nielsen Metered Market Ratings

Nielsen Media Research provides metered market (MM) ratings for CBS'' NCAA men''s basketball tournament regional finals, Fox'' NASCAR Food City 500 and NBC''s PGA Tour TPC Sunday broadcasts. All times

Tags: CBS, Colleges, Golf, Motorsports, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, The Back of the Book, Viacom

03/28/01
Names In The News

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Tags: Basketball, CBS, Churchill Downs Inc., Colleges, Horse Racing, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Tennis, USTA, Viacom

03/27/01
CBS Happy W/Final Four Team

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Tags: CBS, Colleges, NCAA, Nielsen, Media, Viacom

03/27/01
Najera's Popularity Examined

Mavericks F Eduardo Najera was acquired by the team "partly because they wanted one of the most popular athletes in Mexico to have a similar role in the large Spanish-speaking community in Dallas, a s

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03/27/01
Marketplace Round-Up

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03/26/01
Knight Signs W/Texas Tech

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