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League Notes

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Tags: ABC, Baseball, Basketball, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Hockey, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, MLS, NBA, NCAA, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Soccer, Time Warner, Walt Disney, WUSA

03/05/01
Marketplace Round-Up

HANCOCK SIGNS DEAL WITH RED SOX: In Boston, Will McDonough reported that John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, an MLB sponsor, will "have its logo flying high over Fenway Park this season." The company

Tags: ATP, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Cablevision, Coca-Cola, Colleges, FC Dallas, Acushnet, Golf, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, MLB, MLS, New York Liberty, Nike, Soccer, Tennis

03/05/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "The Keith Olbermann Evening News" led with XFL ratings continuing to drop, followed by the Dubai Desert Classic. The first report on N

Tags: AFL, Boxing, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Milwaukee Bucks, Motorsports, NASCAR, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, PVI, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

03/05/01
Preliminary Weekend Ratings

The following lists preliminary overnight Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Figure Skating: European Champ. 3/3 ABC 2:00-4:00pm 2.7/7 Men''s Soccer: U.

Tags: ABC, CBS, Colleges, Motorsports, NASCAR, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Soccer, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney, Winter Sports

03/02/01
Final Rating Comparison For '00

The following lists final national Nielsen ratings for many of the major sports events on ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC in ''00 compared to event ratings in ''99 and ''98 (THE DAILY).   2000 1999 1998 %+

Tags: ABC, Baseball, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, Motorsports, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Soccer, Media, Tennis, Viacom, Walt Disney, Winter Sports

03/02/01
Final Nielsen Ratings

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Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Media, TBS/TNT, TNN, Viacom, Walt Disney, Winter Sports

03/02/01
Moutain West Conference Deals

THE DAILY continues "Spons-O-Meter," a comprehensive list of corporate sponsors for various leagues and governing bodies. Today: The Mountain West Conference. The corporate partner program is sold and

Tags: Colleges, Marriott, Nike, Wilson Sporting Goods

03/02/01
Media Notes

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Tags: Baseball, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, English Premier League, ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Soccer, Media, Toronto Raptors, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

03/02/01
Knight's Minute Maid Ad Details

A "cuddly" Bobby Knight is featured in a new ad campaign for Coca-Cola''s Minute Maid orange juice, via Leo Burnett, according to ADWEEKONLINE''s Aaron Barr. In a spot breaking Monday and running thro

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03/01/01
Quokka-zUniversity Deal

S.F.-based Quokka "has agreed to sell a majority of its" college athletics business to zUniversity, which "already develops sites for more than" 100 universities, according to sources of Terry Lefton

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