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Silver Wants ASG In N.C., Warns States Of Legislation Similar To HB2

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  reiterated that he "wants to try" having the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, but he warned that legislation similar to North Carolina's HB2 law in other jurisdictions "could preclude an NBA city from hosting the event." Silver yesterday in his State of the League ...

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Spalding Selling Etonic Brand

Spalding Sports Worldwide is close to selling its Etonic golf footwear and glove brand to a group headed by former Dexter VP Ted Alfond, according to E. Michael Johnson of GOLF WORLD BUSINESS. Sources

Tags: Finance, Russell Athletic

UH Increases PPV Prices

The HONOLULU ADVERTISER’s Lewis & Tsai report that the Univ. of HI (UH) is preparing to “significantly raise the fees for live [PPV] telecasts of [the school’s] home football games this season whi

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UMT Approves Venue Expansion

MT KAIMIN’s Natalie Storey reports that Univ. of MT (UM) Board of Regents approved the issuing of $1.02M in revenue bonds to pay for a 4,000-seat expansion of Washington-Grizzly Stadium.  Initially, U

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Australian League Apparel Sales

The AUSTRALIAN reports that the Australian Football League (AFL) has seen “apparel sales plunge almost 50[%] in only two years,” as ’02 sales totaled AU$11.04M, down from AU$15M in ’01 and AU$20.9M in

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Steinberg Buys Back Unit

Steinberg Buys Back Part Of Assante Agent LEIGH STEINBERG has bought back his athlete representation practice from ASSANTE CORP. for $4.077M and will open a new firm, which will represent most of his

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Slayers To Begin Play In '03

The TOLEDO BLADE’s Mark Monroe reports that the expansion Toledo Slayers will compete in the Great Lakes Div. in the Central Conference of the Premeire Development League (PDL) in ‘03.  The PDL is a “

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SBJ Seeks Facilities Beat Writer

Street & Smith''s SportsBusiness Journal has an opening for a writer to cover its facilities beat. The reporter will be expected to file news on stadium and arena developments, and extensions of such

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Yao Visits Stern, NBA Offices

Ming Pays Meets With Stern In Visit To NBA’s HQ Rockets C Yao Ming, along with reps Bill Duffy and Bill Sanders and interpreter Colin Pine, visited with NBA Commissioner David Stern and other league o

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Media Monitor

NATIONAL TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Matt Doherty''s resignation as Univ. of NC men''s basketball coach, followed by a report UCLA will hi

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SOCCER: Fox Sports Int''l has formally announced a four-year deal with MLS to nationally televise at least 25 regular-season games and at least eight playoff games per season on Fox Sports World and F

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