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Morning Hot Reads: Poorly PlannedPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 02 / 15
MIAMI HERALD headline: " Bad Idea All Around To Hold 2022 World Cup In Qatar ." There "isn’t much good about the decision to keep the Cup in Qatar. Summer? Winter? Makes no difference. It’s a bad place to hold the Cup." The TAMPA BAY TIMES notes Rays President Brian Auld &...
Agent David Falk said yesterday that he still hasn''t talked to Michael Jordan regarding his future plans, according to Lacy Banks of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. Falk: "I''m not in a big hurry to do so bec
The following lists final attendance for the ''98-99 college bowl games, as compared to their ''97-98 counterpart. BOWL TEAMS ''98-99 ATT. % CAP ''97-98 ATT. % +/- ROSE WIS/UCLA 93,872 96% 101,219 -7.
Former Heat radio announcer DAVE HALBERSTAM was named VP/Sports Sales at Westwood One (MIAMI HERALD, 1/8). .....The Women''s Sports Foundation named MIKE PHILBRICK as PR Coordinator. Philbrick previou
US West, which has pledged about $50M to the USOC, is "withholding millions in 2002 Winter Olympics money until bribery allegations are cleared up," according to John Ensslin of the DENVER POST. Sourc
It "won''t be easy" for those "who make millions thanks to their ties" to the NBA to "recoup some of their losses," according to Christopher Hepp of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Hepp: "There are certain
Sources close to the Jack Kent Cooke estate said that bidders for the Redskins and Jack Kent Cooke Stadium were given until last night to increase their offers, which range between $650-700M. A winner
ESPN.com was "not at the top of its game" when the NBA lockout was settled, according to Eric Moskowitz of THESTREET.COM. The news broke around 10:40am ET, and by 11:00am ET both CBS SportsLine and CN
Dallas-based Cornerstone Sports, which represents about 25 pro golfers, has hired former LPGA Manager of PR Tim McNulty "and plans to actively pursue clients in the LPGA," according to Jerry Potter of
The SLOC''s bid committee made cash payments to IOC officials, according to Jere Longman of the N.Y. TIMES, who reports on the allegations in an extensive front-page story. An anonymous investigator s
Following the settlement of the NBA lockout, NBC and Turner will be "compensated by a mix of rescheduled games, schedule extensions and rebates," according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. The first game