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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 03 / 15

Saints TE Benjamin Watson will appear on Fox News' "On The Record" at 7:00pm ET for a discussion on using faith to fight ISIS.

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SLOC TURNS DOWN APPEAL TO VIEW SPONSOR INFO; RETAINS FIRM

Salt Lake City doctor and anti-alcohol activist George Van Komen "lost the first battle" in "seeking information" from the SLOC when he "was denied a copy" of Anheuser- Busch''s contract to sponsor th

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MICROSOFT WORDS: PETERS SAYS HE HAS TOOLS TO TURN PBA AROUND

The 2,800 members of the PBA "are scheduled to vote on whether to authorize their board to negotiate the sale of the bowler-owned association" to former Microsoft exec Chris Peters, according to David

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Microsoft, PBA

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MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET edition of FSN''s "Primetime" (FSN''s 11:00 "Primetime" was pre-empted in many markets due to college basketball) led with the Syracuse Univ.-Univ. of SC men''s ba

Tags: ESPN, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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LEAGUE NOTES

In Miami, Rana Cash wrote that with its success, the LPGA Tour has "set the standard in some ways for other women''s sports organizations. But unlike the WNBA, the LPGA has excelled on its own, separa

Tags: Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper/7UP, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Walt Disney, WNBA

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DATA SHOWS FANS LIKE WOMEN PLAYING BASKETBALL AND TENNIS

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll asked 4,671 respondents, age 12+, from December ''98 through November ''99, to name their favorite sport involving female athletes (ESPN Chilton): RK SPORT % RK SPORT % 1) Pro

Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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WERE SOME NFL OWNERS NOT SAD TO SEE LADY MADONNA PULL OUT?

News that Madonna won''t perform at the Super Bowl due to "scheduling problems" should be taken with a "grain of salt," according to Neal Travis of the N.Y. POST, who heard "there has been grumbling f

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Jets, NFL

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STRUGGLING CONVERSE CUTS 10% OF STAFF AT MA OFFICES

In its "latest round of job cuts," MA-based Converse "handed pink slips" to 30 local workers, according to Greg Gatlin of the BOSTON HERALD. Converse spokesperson Mike Bennett, on the cuts: "At this p

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NAMES & FACES: SCHICK GOES WITH GROUP EFFORT FOR NBA TIE

Schick announced its first-ever Rookie SpokesTeam as part of its NBA partnership, which this year expands to include the Schick Rookie Challenge and the Schick Rookie Report. Hornets G Baron Davis, Bu

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, ESPN, Acushnet, Los Angeles Clippers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NBC, New Orleans Pelicans, NHL, Nike, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toronto Maple Leafs, Walt Disney

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RACING DEALS & DOLLARS: KMART READY FOR BIG WALTRIP PUSH

Kmart will be a "big backer" of Darrell Waltrip''s Victory Tour 2000, marking Waltrip''s final NASCAR season (see THE DAILY, 12/8). CBS SportsLine''s Mark Zeske wrote that Waltrip is actually sponsore

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