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At the NHL BOG meetings this week in Pebble Beach, Calif., the Maple Leafs were the "only club that declined to approve" the league's C$5.2B media rights deal with Rogers Communications. Sources confirmed that the vote was 29-0 in favor of approving the 12-year agreement. The Leafs "shocked the meet...
The Jazz are launching a campaign "to get Karl Malone named the NBA''s Most Valuable Player," according to Rich Evans in the DESERET NEWS. The team''s public relations office is working with the NBA a
Fifteen-year-old Aaron Plettner of NE won the NCAA Men''s tournament bracket contest on ESPNET''s SportsZone, beating over 176,000 contestants to win a trip to the ''98 Final Four and 64 pizzas from c
Jim Westhall "is apparently on the verge of selling his rights" to the Pilot Pen Int''l men''s tennis tournament in New Haven, CT, according to Greg Garber of the HARTFORD COURANT. Lipton Championship
A new survey in CA has found that "only" 38% of Californians agree with a proposal to create a sports authority that would be funded by the state to make certain that teams "do not abandon their commu
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In Toronto, the SUN''s Craig Daniels notes although it is "taking longer than originally thought," Raptors VP Isiah Thomas is "still in line" to buy a majority share of the team (TORONTO SUN, 4/2)....
The WI Stadium Authority is "on the verge" of signing Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Int''l to build the retractable roof for Miller Park for "roughly" $60M (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 4/2)....The
"Michael Jordan''s Corporate Partner Program," designed to cross-market companies endorsed by Jordan, and have them make deals with each other, is examined by Susan Chandler of BUSINESS WEEK. The "Cor
Columbus-based Cummins Engine Co. will not sponsor a car at the IRL Indy 500, according to Bill Koenig of SPEEDNET on the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. The diesel engine maker already is the co-sponsor of D
Disney Online will launch Disney Blast, www.disneyblast.com, at the end of April. The service will charge $4.95 per month and $39.95 per year. The site will feature an ESPN sports area for kids. Disne
Boston-area computer and software exec Roger Marino, considered a "major player" by NHL execs and members of the league''s ownership board, wants to buy the Lightning, according to Roy Cummings in the