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Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva Stars In New Ad Campaign For USAA

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Military financial services company USAA is rolling out a new ad campaign featuring Steelers OT Alejandro Villanueva .   The ad also stars Villanueva's wife and young son, depicting his transition as an Army Ranger to an NFLer. USAA will premiere the ad on TV during Sunday's slate of NFL games...

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Closing Bell, August 12, 2002

The Daily Insider Afternoon News & Headlines Monday, August 12, 2002 4:00pm ET Print The Closing Bell Past Issues Aug 9, 2002 Aug 8, 2002 Aug 7, 2002 Aug 6, 2002 Aug 5, 2002 • Tony Stewart''s Pu

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Bassin Group Eyes Sabres

OHL Erie Otters Owner Sherry Bassin confirmed Friday that he has "joined forces" with Montreal-based business exec Alan Maislin in an effort to purchase the Sabres, as the group "is expected to presen

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The following presents the attendance trend for the NFC since the ''98 season. Click on the season headers to see specific season attendance figures. ''01 ''00 ''99 ''98 TEAM TOTAL AVG. TOTAL AVG. TOT

Crown Center Loses Money On NBDL

The FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER''s Andrew Barksdale reported that the Cumberland County Crown Center "has made only 10.5 percent of expected profits in the first year of a deal that included the Fayettevill

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Can Hockey In Johnstown Work?

The Pittsburgh TRIBUNE-REVIEW''s Sam Ross Jr. reported on former NHL Rangers GM Neil Smith''s efforts to save the ECHL Johnstown Chiefs. Smith purchased the club following the ''01-02 season, after it

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Facility Notes

In St. Paul, Charley Walters reported the football stadium planned by the Univ. of MN and the Vikings "would have 70,000 seats and a retractable roof. It would also have a brick facade reminiscent of

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Hurricanes Close On Rights Deal

Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos said that the club is "extremely close" to signing a naming-rights deal for the Entertainment & Sports Arena (ESA), as Hurricanes parent Gale Force Holdings and RBC Cen

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Trouble At London Niketown?

Workers'' union GMB activists "dressed as fashion police and a judge protested" Friday outside Niketown in London "as part of a campaign designed to highlight what the union claimed was ''a culture of

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Red Sox' '03 TV Deals

The Red Sox are "close to awarding next season''s over-the-air package of about 30 games to" WBZ-CBS and WSBK-UPN, with WSBK "gaining a Friday night package that would lead into, and boost the ratings

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ATP Eyes Legg Mason Switch

The ATP Tour''s Legg Mason Tennis Classic gets underway today in DC, but starting next year, the ATP "wants to move the Legg Mason from August to July, claiming the switch is good for the sport," acco

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