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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 28 / 17

Saturday Rutgers in a 3:00pm ET ceremony will rename one of its original basketball courts after the late Jim Valvano , who played at Rutgers and was an assistant coach there. The court is at College Avenue Gym, nicknamed "The Barn."

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UFC Headed To Edmonton's Rogers Place

UFC 216 will be held in Edmonton on Sept. 9, the "one-year anniversary of the opening of Rogers Place." Edmonton "becomes the 10th Canadian city to host a UFC card." This will mark the UFC’s "second Canadian event this year, following a successful return to Halifax in February." The card ...

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Crowd Of 70,000 Attends NFL Draft

There were “70,000-plus” fans last night at NFL Draft in Philadelphia, lending an "absolutely electric atmosphere" to the first round. ESPN’s Trey Wingo said, “What a scene in Philadelphia, what a night it has been it has been so far.” As the Eagles' No. 14 draft ...

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Today's Events....

Chicagoland Speedway will make a 2:00pm CT announcement regarding its Sept. 14-17 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend.  The Cubs and Red Sox during their series this weekend will team up for a pair of charity events. The Red Sox Foundation will join with Theo and Paul Epstein 's Founda ...

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In Other News....

NBCU's revenue was up 14.7% to nearly $7.9B in the January-through-March quarter "compared with the same period a year ago." Standout performers "included the company’s Universal Filmed Entertainment unit and its Universal Studios theme parks." Television "improved its financial picture." Reve ...

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SeatGeek Signs With Minnesota United

Minnesota United have signed a multiyear partnership with SeatGeek that will see the N.Y.-based ticket platform become the team’s marketplace provider for secondary tickets beginning this season and its primary ticketer beginning in ’19. The deal, very similar in timing and structure to ...

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Names In The News

Papa John's Founder & CEO JOHN SCHNATTER has "resigned from the Athletic Association board" for the Univ. of Louisville. Schnatter is still a "member of the overall university board of trustees." At a recent BOT meeting, Schnatter called Louisville AD TOM JURICH  "'invisible,' apparent ...

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04/28/17
David Letterman Attends Capitals Game

David Letterman was "sitting close to the ice" for last night's Penguins-Capitals Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 1. He "pumped his fist in enthusiasm" when he was shown on the Verizon Center video board. When interviewed at the game, the retired late-night host joked, "I went to school with O ...

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Empty Seats At Senators Home Playoff Game

A crowd of 16,744 attended last night's Rangers-Senators Stanley Cup Playoffs second-round opener at Canadian Tire Centre, the "smallest home gate this post-season by about 2,000." Hundreds of empty seats were "conspicuous at all three arena levels" for the Senators' Game 1 win. Crowds were "longer ...

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Final Jeopardy!

Last night’s “Final Jeopardy!” category was “Toys.” “When it was first marketed in the late 1970s, this toy was given the Hungarian name ‘Buvos Kocka.’” Last night’s edition of “Jeopardy!” featured the category “Spo ...

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Final Jeopardy....

“What is the Rubik’s Cube?” Correct responses to the “Sports” category: $200 : “Who is Ryan Lochte ?” $400 : “Who is Bill Russell ?” $600 : “Who is Calvin Johnson ?” $800 : “What is Kentucky?” $1000 : ...

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