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Twitter Me This....Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14
Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...
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Cap Ripken will be named "Sportsman of the Year" by Sports Illustrated on Sunday, according to the Baltimore SUN. Peter Schmuck writes Ripken''s breaking Lou Gehrig''s consecutive game streak helped r
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The reluctance of Japanese businesses to engage in open bidding "seems to stand in the way of cash-pinched organizers of the Nagano Winter Olympics in their efforts to raise more sponsorship money at
The Rose Garden has donated $39,000 to charity following their grand opening. Recipients include the Urban League, Legacy Emanuel Children''s Hospital, Boys and Girls Clubs and the Metropolitan Sports
"ESPN has its role, and ESPN2 is a very successful new start-up as a part of that. This is totally different." -- ABC News President Roone Arledge, responding to speculation Cap Cities/ABC would use d
Coverage of the settlement of the NBA refs'' contract dispute with the league focuses on the relief expressed by players and coaches that the replacement refs are on their way out. ESPN''s Jack Ramsay
Former Cubs and Reds announcer Thom Brennaman signed a five- year deal yesterday to become the expansion Diamondbacks'' radio and TV voice in ''98. Financial terms were not disclosed. Part of Brennama
Nagano organizers confirmed yesterday that snowboarding will debut as an Olympic medal sport in ''98. But the "financially strapped" NAOC wants the International Ski Federation and IOC to help cover t