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H.J. Heinz Co. has opted not to advertise during NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX broadcast despite “success with last year’s Super Bowl commercial” ( BIZJOURNALS.com, 1/23 ). San Diego-based golf simulator firm Full Swing Golf formally announced that it has signed Jordan Spieth ...
MLS outdrew Hideo Nomo in L.A. on Saturday night, "and now its corporate sponsors can get a good night''s rest," writes Tom Friend in the today''s N.Y. TIMES. With almost 70,000 fans at the Rose Bowl,
This weekend''s First Union 400 "may be the last hurrah" for NC''s North Wilkesboro Speedway, one of NASCAR''s original "short tracks" that soon could give way to the newer, larger "superspeedways." J
The "behind-the-scenes battle" between Blackhawks management (namely Owner Bill Wirtz) and NHL brass (namely Senior VP Brian Burke) "went public" yesterday when Wirtz produced a Burke letter promising
The United League, which was announced during the ''94 strike as an alternative baseball league to MLB and was to have started in ''97, suspended operations without playing a game. The league attribut
The NBA "took a step closer to big-time involvement in women''s basketball" yesterday when Commissioner David Stern said the league would examine "whether the time is right" for starting a U.S. women'
MLB owners lost more than $700M during the ''94 and ''95 seasons, according to financial data released by the Commissioner''s Office to the AP. The 28 teams had operating losses of $376M in ''94, and
Masters officials held their annual pre-tournament press conference. The message was familiar, according to Sheeley & Strauss of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION: "No significant changes." Augusta National Ch
Yesterday''s home opener in New York, played amid snow and 40 degree temperatures, fueled another day of criticism for MLB''s early start this season. NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay --who recommends "Welcome
NFL GMs have been informed that next year''s salary cap will not grow much more above the current $40.7M, according to ESPN''s John Clayton. Clayton: "Here''s a scary prediction about a flat cap: By n
Fresno, CA, San Juan, PR, and Bowie, MD, will most likely receive Class AAA teams when the minors expand along with MLB in ''98. The WASHINGTON POST''s Robert Fachet reports Bowie and San Juan will li