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Overnight Ratings: CBS Leads Week 8 College Football With A&M-Alabama; ABC Primetime Up

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CBS earned a 5.4 overnight rating Saturday afternoon for No. 1 Alabama’s 33-14 win over sixth-ranked Texas A&M in the 3:30pm ET window, the highest-rated college football game of the weekend. The rating is up 29% from a 4.2 overnight for the comparable Tennessee-Alabama matchup in ’1...

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Attorneys "Lash Out" At Lions

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Tags: Detroit Lions, Football, Franchises, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers

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Bucks F JASON CAFFEY has filed a lawsuit in the S.F. District Attorney''s office against former agent GITHAIGA RAMSEY, alleging that he "diverted $916,316.58 from Caffey''s bank accounts from 1999-200

Tags: Basketball, Carolina Hurricanes, Football, Hockey, Milwaukee Bucks, NHL, People and Pop Culture

Dodgers Sale Talks Continue

By Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large, The Sports Business Daily Rone Reassures Team Sponsors Speaking at a gathering of team sponsors this week, Dodgers Exec VP/Business Operations Kris Rone said an immin

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Spinners Owner Purchases Ravens

The HARTFORD COURANT’s Mike Anthony reports that Double-A Eastern League Lowell Spinners Owner Drew Weber purchased the Eastern League New Haven Ravens.  Weber “would like to move the Ravens” to Manch

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Piniella Starring In D'Rays Spots

The AKRON BEACON JOURNAL''s Sheldon Ocker conducts a Q&A with Indians VP & General Counsel Paul Dolan regarding the club''s financial future, and wonders, "Are the Dolans ill-equipped to deal with the

Tags: Baseball, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, Tampa Bay Rays

W-S Warthogs Ownership Change

The BUSINESS JOURNAL TRIAD’s Doug Campbell reports that Blue Rhino CEO Billy Prim and Divine Inc. CEO Andrew Filipowski “have an agreement in principle to buy the financially struggling” Single-A Caro

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Facility Notes

LET THE SELLING BEGIN: In Phoenix, Pat Flannery notes that the AZ Tourism and Sports Authority yesterday began selling $222M in tax-revenue bonds to finance construction of a new football stadium in G

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League Notes

MLB: An MLB player agent and league execs "agree that the timing of a potential grievance to be filed" by the MLBPA on free-agent signings "couldn''t be any worse." An AL exec said of the MLBPA and so

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ATP Players Forming IMTA

N.Y.-based Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner LLP and several ATP players "are forming a men''s tennis trade association" called the Int''l Men''s Tennis Association (IMTA) that "will try to spe

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