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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...

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03/16/01
Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with GA St. Univ.-Univ. of WI NCAA men''s basketball tournament first-round, followed by George Mason Univ

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, NBA, Media, Time Warner

03/16/01
ESPN Sports Poll

The ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, asked sports fans in ''00 how interested they were in last year''s NCAA men''s and women''s basketball tournaments. Those that were interested were

Tags: CBS, Coca-Cola, Colleges, ESPN, ESPN Sports Poll, General Motors, NBC, NCAA, Nike, PepsiCo, Reebok, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/16/01
Sponsors Still Like NCAA Tie

Despite a dip in TV ratings, advertisers and corporate sponsors "are far from somber as they realize" the NCAA tournament "still generates passions ... regardless of whether college basketball has the

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

03/16/01
Final Nielsen Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Speed Skating: World Sprint Champs 3/10 ABC 2:00-3:00pm 0.9/3 NHL On ABC: (regional) 3/10 A

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03/16/01
Executive Transactions

NIKE U.S. BOSS: Nike named VP/Asia Pacific GARY DESTEFANO as President of Nike''s U.S. Operations. DeStefano, who will report to Nike Brand President CHARLES DENSON, will take over responsibility for

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, Golf, MLB, Nike, People and Pop Culture

03/15/01
NCAA Upset With ESPN.com?

ESPN.com is offering $10,000 to its NCAA men''s basketball tournament office pool champion — the "largest such payout ever offered by a non-gambling related Web site," according to Scott Newman o

Tags: CBS, Colleges, ESPN, NCAA, Media, SportsLine.com, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/15/01
NCAA Men's Shoe Deals

THE DAILY offers our NCAA men''s tournament bracket, comprising what shoes/uniforms the 65 men''s teams will be wearing. Schools are listed in their seed order; information obtained from each school''

Tags: And 1, Colleges, Converse, NCAA, Nike, Reebok, Wilson Sporting Goods

03/15/01
ESPN.com Launches ESPNRadio

ESPN.com launched ESPNRadio.com, featuring live audio of every show on the ESPN Radio network, each with its own dedicated page. The site''s charter advertisers are Amstel Light, Coleman Exponent and

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

03/15/01
Names In The News

In N.Y., Richard Sandomir interviews MUHAMMAD ALI, who says that he is "surprised at his ability to raise money" and his "enduring appeal." Ali: "It shocks me to find out how much I can help" (N.Y. TI

Tags: Boxing, CBS, Colleges, Football, NBC, NCAA, New York Giants, People and Pop Culture, Tennis, Viacom

03/15/01
Quokka, FanBuzz Ink Deal

MN-based FanBuzz has signed a multi-year agreement with Quokka Sports to be the official e-commerce provider for www.FinalFour.net (FanBuzz). ESPORTS REPORT''s Liz Evans notes that FanBuzz is also the

Tags: Colleges, Finance, Olympics, Quokka, SLOC

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