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Texas Seeking Basketball Coach To Spark Interest In Program

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 29 / 15

Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson  is tasked with making another key hire in the wake of the school's announcement that men's basketball coach Rick Barnes  "will not return after 17 seasons." Barnes, who made $2.55M this past season, "has a buyout" of $1.75M that "would have d...

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08/19/97
MEDIA NOTES

RATINGS NOTES: In Boston, Sunday''s Broncos-Patriots preseason game drew a 13.5 rating on WHDH. Going head-to- head with the Pats, Sunday''s Red Sox-Twins earned a 4.1 on WABU (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/19)....

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Boston Red Sox, Cablevision, Denver Broncos, ESPN, HBO, Minnesota Twins, New England Patriots, New York Mets, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Mariners, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

08/19/97
ESPN MAGAZINE TAPS FORMER SI EXEC PAPANEK AS EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

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Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

08/19/97
TONIGHT ON ARLI$$: "TRUTH AND RESPONSIBILITY"

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Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

08/19/97
MEDIAWEEK NOTES: BREEDERS CUP LOOKS TO PRODUCE TITLE SPONSOR

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Tags: CBS, NBC, Nike, Media, Viacom

08/18/97
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: Boston Bruins, ESPN, New York Jets, Media, TNN, Walt Disney

08/18/97
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Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, PGA Tour, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/18/97
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Tags: NBC, Media

08/15/97
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08/15/97
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, IMG, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Media, Time Warner

08/15/97
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