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DirecTV Announces Eight-Year Renewal Of NFL Sunday TicketPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 02 / 14
DirecTV formally announced its renewal of the NFL Sunday Ticket package for another eight years. DirecTV is paying an average of $1.5B per year for the package, with the rights fee increasing by 6% each year. The deal extends through the '22 season and synchs up with the NFL's other TV deals. CBS,...
SportsChannel Ohio has promoted JIM COOK from Dir of Affiliate Relations to VP/Sales & Marketing (SC Ohio).... NEVILLE WATERS has been named to the newly created position of Marketing Manager at the W
According to sources, AL UNSER JR. has agreed to a new contract with ROGER PENSKE to remain with Marlboro Team Penske. There was speculation he was considering joining the IRL (NATIONAL SPEED SPORTS N
PespsiCo announced a "major change" in senior management, naming CRAIG WEATHERUP Chair & COO of Pepsi-Cola Co. beverage unit. He replaces CHRISTOPHER SINCLAIR who resigned (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 7/3).
MAGIC JOHNSON''s Magic Johnson Theatres is reportedly "considering" building multi-screen theaters in the downtown New York areas of Jamaica, Queens and Harlem (N.Y. TIMES, 7/3)....The Greek professio
FORBES lists American and foreign billionaires in their latest issue. Those with sports interests: PAUL ALLEN ($7.4B); JOHN KLUGE ($6.8B); PHIL KNIGHT ($5.12B); PHILIP ANSHCUTZ ($2.0B); RICHARD DEVOS
KRISTIE WILSON was named Merchandising Manager for Ruff Hewn Golf (Ruff Hewn)...ACOG expanded their Board of Directors by giving honored status to Former GA Gov. JOE FRANK HARRIS, former Atlanta Mayor
ESPN''s David Aldridge said Georgetown''s JEROME WILLIAMS "turned heads" when he signed with Advantage International''s LON BABBY, since top Georgetown picks have historically gone with DAVID FALK, wh
ED REYNOLDS, the former Patriots LB is nd now NFL Asst Dir of Development, overseeing the league''s uniform dress and licensing rules (PROV. JOURNAL BULLETIN, 6/30)....ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER''s role as
BILL FUTTERER, a marketing exec who helped bring the Hornets and Panthers to NC, was appointed President of the Cleveland Browns Trust (WASHINGTON TIMES, 6/28)....Two-time Olympic skier LUKE BODENSTEI
Dallas police officer JOHNNIE HERNANDEZ, who had been subpoenaed to testify in the MICHAEL IRVIN drug trial, was arrested on charges he tried to hire a hit man to kill the Cowboys wide receiver, accor