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Silver Wants ASG In N.C., Warns States Of Legislation Similar To HB2

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  reiterated that he "wants to try" having the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, but he warned that legislation similar to North Carolina's HB2 law in other jurisdictions "could preclude an NBA city from hosting the event." Silver yesterday in his State of the League ...

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Wright Talks Olympic TV Deal

NBC Chair & CEO Bob Wright said at the Electrical Equipment and Multi-Industry Conference sponsored by Bank of America Securities that NBC's earnings will increase by 18% this year and operating cash

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Tuesday, August 5, 2003 The DETROIT FREE PRESS’ John Gallagher writes of Super Bowl XL, which will be played at Ford Field on February 5, 2006, “Civic leaders have no intention of letting 3,000 media representatives and a worldwide audience of 800 million people see the kind of downtown bl ...

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American Bowl Reviews Mixed

NEWSDAY's Ken Berger reported on this weekend's Jets-Buccaneers American Bowl at the Tokyo Dome and wrote, "There were no breakthrough performances and no serious injuries before a just-under-capacity

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Ebersol Will Learn Carly's "Vain"

BOSTON HERALD gossip columnists Fee & Raposa report that NBC Sports & Olympics Chair DICK EBERSOL paid $50,000 during a Martha's Vineyard Community Services charity fundraiser yesterday for CARLY SIMO

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Blank Vows Not To Settle Suit

Falcons Owner Arthur Blank said yesterday that he will not settle the sexual discrimination lawsuit filed against him by former Falcons VP/HR Carol Faubert (see THE DAILY, 7/29), according to Matt Kem

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Root Memorial Square Construction

The HOUSTON CHRONICLE’s Bill Murphy reports that although Houston’s Root Memorial Square “has long been an enclave where the homeless gather beneath live oaks to pass the day, wash laundry and borrow cigarettes from one another,” in September, construction crews are “scheduled to give the squ ...

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NFL Network Looks In The Mirror

The NFL Network is profiled by the WASHINGTON POST's Thomas Heath who writes that the NFL "is playing down the channel as a platform for live, regular season games." NFL Network President Steve Bornst

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Morning Buzz, August 5, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Tuesday, August 5, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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SBJ's NFL Business Report

Considered by many the most successful sports league in the U.S. if not the world, the NFL is a league that many would like to emulate. Our special report will serve as a preview to the 2003 NFL seaso

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Sad But True? Mark Cuban says Kobe's story "great" for NBA because "notoriety sells." (#2) Clothes Shopping (#1) MLB's $500M global apparel deal includes licensing agreements with seven partners. Defe

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