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Panini Signs QB Marcus Mariota To Autograph Trading-Card Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15

Panini has signed NFL Draft prospect and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota  to an autograph trading-card deal. Under the agreement, Mariota will appear on Panini packaging including its first collegiate licensed trading cards, "Contenders ...

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RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, Chicago Bulls, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/13/98
THE GREAT CRUSADER: N.Y. OBSERVER PROFILES PHIL MUSHNICK

N.Y. Post columnist Phil Mushnick is the sports world''s "self-appointed watch dog, sniffing out greed, hypocrisy and bad taste," according to Nick Paumgarten of the N.Y. OBSERVER. In Mushnick''s 16 y

Tags: ABC, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Nike, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

03/13/98
BURNING THE MIDNIGHT OIL: DO-OR-DIE TIME FOR OILERS GROUP

A group of local Edmonton investors are "expected to proceed today" with a US$70M offer to purchase the NHL Oilers, according to Jac MacDonald of the EDMONTON JOURNAL. Investor Jim Hole: "The only new

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL

03/13/98
STARMEDIA SEEKS SPORTS JOURNALIST/EDITOR FOR SPANISH SITE

StarMedia, Latin America''s premiere online network, is seeking a sports journalist/editor for our Spanish-language sports service. Candidate must be a fluent Spanish speaker, have two years sports jo

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03/13/98
VARIETY REPORTS CBS/FOX FIGHTING NFL GAME HIGHLIGHTS BAN

CBS and Fox execs "are seeking to derail" an NFL proposal that would "bar the use of game highlight clips on locally produced sports programs that air against NFL telecasts," according to Littleton &

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/13/98
ESPN VIDEO RELEASES NEW JEFF GORDON COMMEMORATIVE

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Tags: Champ Car World Series, ESPN, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

03/13/98
BE LIKE MIKE: PHIL JACKSON VOTED MOST POPULAR COACH

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Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

03/13/98
CBA'S NEW JEWEL: ATLANTIC BRINGS ALL 4 ONE TO ARENA NEAR YOU

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Tags: ESPN, Walt Disney

03/13/98
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, ESPN, NBC, NCAA, Ottawa Senators, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/13/98
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