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CBS Could See Strong Audience For Arkansas-Kentucky HoopsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 27 / 15
The undefeated Kentucky men’s basketball team tomorrow plays its final regular-season game against a ranked opponent – No. 18 Arkansas – on CBS at 4:00pm ET. UK’s three CBS games to date this season have averaged 2.6 million viewers, with its top CBS audience on Dec. 13 again...
The Canucks promoted coach MIKE KEENAN to Dir of Hockey Operations. Keenan, who will still coach, "now can initiate trades" (USA TODAY, 1/26)....Former Phillies GM LEE THOMAS will reportedly be hired
CONSTANTINE BAKOURIS was named CEO of the 2004 Athens Olympic Organizing Committee. Bakouris was European Dir of Ralston Energy Systems in Geneva (N.Y. TIMES, 1/23). ...ROBERT DALE MORGAN was named Pr
Retiring 49ers TE BRENT JONES "is leaning against running for Congress in June," his agent LEIGH STEINBERG said yesterday (S.F. CHRONICLE, 1/22)....HOWIE LONG was a guest on NBC''s "Tonight Show" last
DREW ROSENHAUS was profiled by ABC''s Chris Wallace on "PrimeTime Live." Wallace: "This 31-year-old Miami sports agent has 45 players and has negotiated $300 million in contracts. And along the way he
JEFFREY BELSKUS has been named COO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS). Belskus had been IMS Exec VP/Administration and Operations (IMS). In Indianapolis, Bill Koenig reports that Belskus is now
MAGIC JOHNSON''s late-night talk show, "The Magic Hour," is the cover story of BROADCASTING & CABLE. While some believe the crowded time period and Johnson''s "lack of experience will work against him
ESPN Int''l named WILLIAM BURKHARDT a Senior VP. He had been VP/Strategy, Business Development & Administration for TBS since ''95. ESPN Int''l also named CHRISTOPHER CZARKOWSKI Manager of Int''l Ad S
IAN TODD, Senior Exec VP/Managing Dir IMG Europe, Africa and Middle East, will join Nike as VP/Global Sports Marketing on June 1. Todd will report to Nike COO Tom Clarke and will oversee the company''
Penn State football coach JOE PATERNO and his wife SUE have donated $3.5M to the university (NEWSDAY, 1/17). ...JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE recently registered with the NFLPA to become an agent, according to
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The Nets signed GM JOHN NASH to a multi-year contract extension (N.Y. POST, 1/17)....BRANDWEEK''s Terry Lefton reports that Starter VP/Marketing IAN GOMAR "is the latest" to leave the company. He star