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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 18 / 17

Friday The Red Sox will unveil a display paying tribute to former MLBer Tony Conigliaro , featuring memorabilia from his career. The display coincides with the 50-year anniversary of Conligliaro being struck in the left eye and cheekbone by a pitch. Sunday The Red Sox and NESN will cel...

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Media Notes

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Tags: ESPN, Soccer, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

Chang Beer On Everton Uniforms

Thai Beverages Marketing Co., Thailand's largest brewer, yesterday signed a one-year, US$2.8M shirt sponsorship deal with Premier League club Everton, according to Amy Kazmin of the FINANCIAL TIMES. E

Tags: English Premier League, Soccer

McEnroe's Talk Show Debut

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Tags: NBC, Media

Motorsports' New Odd Couple

Champ Car will make its first appearance at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) September 25 as part of an doubleheader with the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. LVMS previously hosted IRL races from '96-00

Tags: ESPN, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Motorsports, NASCAR, Speedway Motorsports Inc., Walt Disney

Marketplace Round-Up

NBC Olympics and Solo Cup have partnered to promote NBC's Athens Games on nearly 24 million of Solo's Greek-styled "Anthora" coffee cups in N.Y. and other major U.S. cities starting this week. NBC's O

Tags: Baseball, Carolina Panthers, Football, General Motors, Los Angeles Dodgers, NBC, Olympics

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Executive Transactions

THE DAILY welcomes DREW SHULL as our new Online Production Associate. Shull joins THE DAILY from the ECHL Columbia Inferno, where he served as Dir of Game Operations & Promotions for nearly four years

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ECHL, Golf, Hockey, IndyCar, National Lacrosse League, NFL, Olympics, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Arizona Coyotes, People and Pop Culture, Vancouver Canucks

Court Rules Against Track VLTs

The New York Supreme Court's Appellate Division yesterday unanimously ruled that the "statute giving some of the VLT revenue to breeding funds and racetrack purses" is unconstitutional, according to E

Tags: Facilities, Horse Racing

Franchise Notes

Following sister publication SportsBusiness Journal's report last week that the MLS Earthquakes and Wizards will relocate for the '05 season, in K.C., Bob Luder reports Wizards Owner Lamar Hunt issued

Tags: Baseball, Football, Franchises, Houston Dynamo, MLS, New Orleans Saints, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Soccer

Fox's All-Star Game Coverage

Fox Sports President Ed Goren hosted a conference call yesterday to address Fox' broadcast of Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game at Minute Maid Park. Goren said that Fox will make the All-Star Game broadcast

Tags: Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, MLB, New York Yankees, NFL, Media

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