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"I would hope it causes the athletic directors at schools like Texas and Oklahoma to get a little excited as well and realize that they could do something truly special. To me, Bristol just gave proof positive that the concept is legitimate, has legs, and is something that more colleges should consi...

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07/25/02
SBJ On Div 1-A Finances

Break out the books for a course on economics. We''ll be heading back to campus for the August 19 SportsBusiness Journal special report. This section will look at the financial crunch facing smaller D

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07/25/02
Bettman Discusses Sabres

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman is in Buffalo today "in part to meet with local business leaders and also to help kick-start lagging season ticket sales" for the Sabres, according to Gene Warner of the

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Franchises, Hockey, NHL

07/25/02
ESPN Extends Sun Belt Deal

The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN inked a six-year TV deal, beginning with seven games this fall, according to Marty Mule of the New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE, who notes the conference is "entering its 26

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

07/25/02
Names In The News

ESPN.com''s Darren Rovell reported Padres Owner JOHN MOORES "is part of an investigation related to alleged fraudulent accounting practices at his computer software company," PEREGRINE SYSTEMS, where

Tags: ATP, Baseball, Basketball, Colleges, ESPN, Golden State Warriors, Houston Astros, NBA, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/25/02
Sports Stock Survey

Recently, with the major stock markets suffering significant losses, THE DAILY conducted an analysis to determine which sports-related stocks were approaching five year lows. The following lists five-

Tags: Boston Celtics, Callaway Golf, Churchill Downs Inc., Coca-Cola, Nike, Oakley, Reebok, Speedway Motorsports Inc., Walt Disney

07/25/02
Morning Buzz, July 25, 2002

  The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Thursday, July 25, 2002 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz • Approximately $70M Separates Sides As MLB Labor Talks Resume • NBA Media Announ

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07/25/02
Astros Extend Deal With Triple A Squad

The New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE''s Peter Barrouquere reported that the Astros and the Triple A PCL New Orleans Zephyrs have extended their Player Development Contract for another two years. The Zephyrs

Tags: Baseball, Houston Astros

07/25/02
SI Re-Signs Top Writers

SI announced it has renewed the contracts of senior writers Rick Reilly and Gary Smith. Terms of the multiyear contracts were not disclosed. Reilly will continue to write his back-page column, The Lif

Tags: Basketball, ESPN, NBA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Turner Sports, Walt Disney

07/25/02
Media Monitor

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Yankees-Indians, followed by D''Rays-Red Sox and Cardinals-Giants. The first non-MLB report, at 17:13 into the

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Football, Golf, MLB, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco Giants, Media, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays, Walt Disney

07/25/02
Bears To Avoid TV Blackouts?

The Bears are "confident that all but one exhibition game will be sold out this season in Champaign, thus avoiding [NFL]-mandated television blackouts," according to Melissa Isaacson of the CHICAGO TR

Tags: Chicago Bears, Football, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL, Media

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