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4.5 – Local rating on SportSouth for the Thunder-Hawks game last Friday, marking a tie for the RSN’s best figure on record in the Atlanta market for a Hawks regular-season game. The game tied a Celtics-Hawks game from January '10 ( Fox Sports ).
Bucs RB WARRICK DUNN made down payments on houses for four Tampa mothers, enabling them to celebrate Thanksgiving as first-time home buyers, according to Patty Ryan of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. City programs
Sportscaster TIM RYAN will host the LEE RYAN CUP, a tennis event honoring his wife, LEE, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer''s and is living in a facility in CA. The exhibition, featuring JOHN MCEN
PHILIP ANSCHUTZ is profiled by Morris & Brull in BUSINESS WEEK. Anschutz on his new ventures, including the $300M downtown L.A. arena and his investment in telecom company Qwest: "I am a student of st
MI-based Penske Motorsports announced the following personnel moves: JAY LUCAS was named Dir of PR for Penske Motorsports; PETE MERKEL was named Dir of Corporate Sales for the MI Speedway and TONY NAG
VENUS WILLIAMS and her father, RICHARD WILLIAMS, were featured by CBS''s MORLEY SAFER on "60 Minutes." Safer called Venus "a godsend to a sport that has suffered declining interest in recent years. He
SPORTSTYLE has released it''s annual list of the "Top 100" most influential and powerful men and women in the sporting goods industry. The following is the Top 50 by name, company and title, and ranki
Tags: Callaway Golf, Chicago Bulls, Fila USA, Foot Locker/Venator Group, Acushnet, NBA, NHL, Nike, Reebok, Russell Athletic, SGMA, People and Pop Culture, The Sports Authority, Washington Nationals, Wilson Sporting Goods
Spalding Sports Worldwide named President GEORGE DICKERMAN to the new position of Board Chair. KEVIN MARTIN will assume Dickerman''s role as President of Spalding, while remaining Evenflo & Spalding H
NASCAR''s BILL FRANCE, recovering from a mild heart attack, is preparing for his trip home (N.Y. TIMES, 11/26).. ..The EDDIE ROBINSON Gala, honoring the retiring Grambling coach, will be held Saturday
BILL FREEMAN has been appointed VP & GM of ESPN Grill. He was most recently CFO at DAKA Int''l Inc (ESPN Grill). ...Panthers/Ericsson Stadium Ops Coordinator MITCH SILVERMAN will become Facility Dir o
EDITORIAL CRITICAL OF SHINN: An editorial in the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER says that despite a decision not to prosecute Hornets Owner GEORGE SHINN on sexual misconduct charger, his "reputation is in ruins."