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ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
Jeff Gralnick, Exec Producer of "NBC Nightly News," has been named to head ABC''s planned 24-hour news channel. He will be responsible for content and production (N.Y. TIMES, 2/15)....The Phoenix Fire
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RICHIE WOODWORTH, who launched Reebok''s golf division and the Greg Norman Collection, is leaving Reebok to focus his attention on the Norman collection (GOLFWORLD, 2/9).... GERRY RYAN, who has spent
The Single-A Lansing Lugnuts have announced that Volume Services will manage the foodservices at new Oldsmobile Park in downtown Lansing. As part of this agreement, Volume Services will manage all asp
Following a "closed-door huddle" with 49ers President Carmen Policy, S.F. Mayor Willie Brown said he will "commit whatever it takes" to find $26M to help the team build a new stadium, according to the
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"I just heard of AIDS a few weeks ago." -- New York State Athletic Commission Chair Floyd Patterson, as quoted by CNN''s Nick Charles. New York will now require annual HIV tests for boxers ("Sports To