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NBC TO TELEVISE ONE-HOUR HIGHLIGHT SHOW OF NYC MARATHON

The New York City Marathon "will return to network TV for the first time in six years" after signing a broadcast agreement with NBC, according to Steve Gelsi of CBS MarketWatch. NBC will feature a one

Tags: ABC, CBS, Chase Manhattan Bank, Microsoft, NBC, Media, Sprint, Viacom, Walt Disney

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THIRD EXEC SET TO BID ADIEU TO EXPOS; SELIG REMAINS HOPEFUL

Expos VP/Communications Johanne Heroux "resigned" Friday, joining recently departed Exec VP/Development Laurier Carpentier and VP/Marketing Richard Morency, according to Stephanie Myles of the Montrea

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Aramark, Franchises, MLB

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OSCAR GOODMAN EVER THE OPTIMIST ON BRINGING TEAM TO VEGAS

Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman was profiled on CNN/SI''s "Page One" by Nick Charles, who reported that Goodman''s "latest wager is that he can lure the NBA and NHL to a town that can''t pave over the d

Tags: Franchises, NBA, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

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FOR REEBOK, WILL FRANCIS BE THE ANSWER TO THE ANSWER, MAN?

Reebok has inked a three-year endorsement deal with Rockets rookie G Steve Francis, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK, who reports that sources "close to" Francis said that he "would receive a ba

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, Reebok

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LEAKED MEMO SHOWS USOC PLAYING HARDBALL WITH SLOC ON LOAN

The SLOC is "close to getting a debt deferral" from the USOC that will help secure a $130M line of credit "crucial to staging the Games," according to Linda Fantin of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, who wrote

Tags: Bank of America, IMG, IOC, Olympics, SLOC, USOC

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LEAGUE NOTES

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, who attended Sunday''s Browns-Rams game at the Trans World Dome (TWD), appeared on CBS'' "The NFL Today" and said of instant replay: "Replay, I think, is a positive. .

Tags: CBS, Cleveland Browns, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL, Nike, PGA Tour, SportsLine.com, St. Louis Rams, Viacom

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OVERNIGHT RATINGS FROM THIS WEEKEND'S SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists preliminary overnight Nielsen ratings from select weekend sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: (TENN-AL) 10/23 CBS 3:45-6:45pm 3.6/8 The Sporting N

Tags: ABC, Buffalo Bills, CBS, MLB, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Seattle Seahawks, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

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CAN THE HURRICANES HOOP IT UP IN ACC BASKETBALL COUNTRY?

With the Hurricanes'' home opener set for Friday at the $154M Raleigh Entertainment & Sports Arena, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER began a special week-long profile of the team''s entry

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings

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MORE THAN A TOUCH OF GRAY: DID NBC REPORTER HAVE "AGENDA"?

Immediately after last night''s pregame ceremony honoring MLB''s All-Century Team, NBC''s Jim Gray interviewed team member Pete Rose and asked Rose if he was ready to "admit that [he] bet on baseball

Tags: MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, Media, YankeeNets

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FRANCHISE NOTES

NEWSDAY''s Jon Heyman reports that Yankees GM Brian Cashman "has not been allowed" on the field since Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner "accused him of being a media hound, which explains why he did i

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, New York Yankees, Toronto Raptors, WNBA, YankeeNets

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