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Overnight Ratings: PGA Tour Deutsche Bank Championship, U.S. Open Tennis

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 02 / 14

The chart below lists overnight ratings from sports telecasts over Labor Day weekend on broadcast TV ( THE DAILY ). TELECAST DATE NET TIME (E...

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12/16/98
DUCKS, DUCKS, GOOSED? TEAM CLAIMS ITS BILL IS CAUSING A LOSS

Mighty Ducks President & GM Pierre Gauthier "expects the team to lose money for the first time this season," according to Cammy Clark of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. Gauthier blames "lower attendance a

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12/16/98
HOOPS HELD HOSTAGE, DAY 169: REPORT OF TALKS THIS WEEK

Due to a "change" in the NBPA''s plans, the union "doesn''t expect to get back" to the bargaining table "until the first days of 1999," according to Mitch Lawrence of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Lawrence wri

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12/16/98
MOSS GROWS ON TEAM MERCHANDISE SALES; GANG GREEN MOVES UP

Sales of Vikings WR Randy Moss'' jersey "top those of any other Vikings player and have helped drive" the team into the top half of the NFLP''s club merchandise sale rankings through October ''98, acc

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12/16/98
DUCK HUNTING SEASON: AUTHOR SUES DISNEY AND MIGHTY DUCKS

"Mighty Ducks" author and creator Steven Brill filed suit Tuesday against Walt Disney Pictures and its NHL team, the Mighty Ducks, "claiming he is entitled" to 5% of all gross revenues of "Mighty Duck

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12/16/98
FACILITY NOTES

The MLB Giants have signed a $60M deal, the team''s "largest corporate deal to date," for Enron Energy Services to provide electricity and facilities management services for its new downtown ballpark.

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12/16/98
COBI'S ALL THAT; MUTINY SIGNS ATLANTIC/LUCENT AS SPONSOR

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12/16/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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MEDIA NOTES

In DC, Liz Clarke reports that a sell-out crowd "packed" George Washington Univ.''s Lisner Auditorium last night for the Smithsonian-sponsored forum on the future of auto racing. NASCAR President Bill

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12/15/98
IS FOX TAKING ONE LAST SHOT AT NHL IN LATEST PROMO SPOTS?

As it enters its final season of its TV deal covering the NHL, "Fox Sports seems bent on irking the league," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. Fox Sports'' new NHL promotional spots, ye

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