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50,000-Plus Fans See What May Be American Pharoah's Last Race

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Ticket sales were “capped” by NYRA at 50,000 and “sold out more than two weeks in advance, even before it was announced that American Pharoah would compete.”

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Street&Smith Editorial Assistant

Street & Smith''s Sports Group has an immediate opening for an Editorial Assistant working closely with The Sports Business Daily. Entry-level position would handle various editorial duties, including

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Franchise Notes

MLB: In Cleveland, Scholz & Mills reported the Indians sold almost 300,000 single-game tickets on Saturday (Cleveland PLAIN DEALER, 2/4). Meanwhile, 17 of 81 Indians'' home games "are approaching" sel

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Did Dr. Pepper Get Comp Ad?

A joke where CBS'' David Letterman "likened" Dr Pepper to "sewer water" on his "Late Show" cost the net a 30-second spot during the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl, according to sources of Kaplan & M

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Eccelstone Defaults On $360M

Formula One Chair Bernie Ecclestone has "failed to pay" the $360M agreed to last June for the purchase of long-term broadcasting and other commercial rights to Formula One, according to Griffiths & Be

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Rivals.com Inks Deal W/Yahoo

Rivals.com has signed a two-year distribution deal with Yahoo, under which Rivals will receive its "logo and a link on all of Yahoo''s team-sports pages," according to Terry Lefton of TheStandard.com.

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XFL: Hottest Topic Going

The debut of the XFL was the featured topic on ESPN''s "SportsCenter" and FSN''s "Last Word" on Monday night. ESPN''s Trey Wingo moderated a panel which included USA Today''s Christine Brennan, the Ba

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NHL Seeks Cost Certainty

In seeking economic reform in the next CBA, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman "would prefer a salary cap or an otherwise-named variation of one," according to Jim Kelley of FoxSports.com, who wrote that i

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First And $10 Million

Cablevision will invest $10M for a 24% stake in NJ-based Princeton Video Image, the creator of the virtual first down marker, as well as another $7.5M for license fees and technology. Cablevision is p

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Is Grizzlies Move Inevitable?

Following remarks Saturday by Grizzlies Owner Michael Heisley that he may need to move or sell the team due to continuing financial losses, NBA Commissioner David Stern e-mailed Craig Daniels of the T

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AHL Attendance

Today: AHL Announced Attendance Through February 4.   GAMES ''00-01 TOTAL ''00-01 AVG. % CAP. GAMES ''99-00 TOTAL ''99-00 AVG. % +/- WILKES-BARRE 25 204,736 8,189 101% 24 174,621 7,276 12.6% ROCH

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