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ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. Regional programming indicated with (^). The numbers were gathered from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT
IL-based Deere & Co. signed a nine-year deal with the PGA Tour making it the title sponsor of the Quad City Classic and the "Official Golf Course Equipment Supplier of the PGA Tour." Deere equipment w
Twenty lounge chairs will be installed in the right field bleachers of Milwaukee County Stadium as part of a new marketing campaign for Barq''s root beer. The Barq''s lounge chairs will not be for sal
The Class AA Pro Baseball Association has reached agreement to air a national weekly radio show during the ''97 season over the Talk America Radio Network. The show, "Diamond Futures," will air Sunday
The following is a financial summary, per racing venue, for major Winston Cup events (WC), minor Winston Cup events, Busch Grand National (BGN)/Truck and CART events. The data was provided by San Fran
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A Wall Street Journal editorial on Secretary of State MADELEINE ALBRIGHT throwing out the first pitch in Baltimore: "Her pitching form appears eerily correct. ... [P]erhaps ESPN will let you do a comm
The HOCKEY NEWS'' Bob McKenzie calls Raleigh-Durham, NC, a "solid darkhorse candidate" to land the Whalers (HOCKEY NEWS, 4/11)....Rachel Robinson, speaking at a "Jackie Robinson Conference" at Long Is
Mandalay Entertainment''s presentation of "Double Team," released by Columbia Pictures, opens nationwide today. The film stars JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME and marks DENNIS RODMAN''s film debut. Rodman plays
Sportmart Inc. reported fourth-quarter losses of $28.1M, or $2.19 per share, "far deeper" than the loss of $8.8M, or $.69 a share from ''96, according to Genevieve Buck of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Fourth-