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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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Glazer, Dodgers In Agreement?

Buccaneers Owner Malcolm Glazer has "reached an agreement in principle to purchase" the Dodgers, according to sources of CBS SPORTSLINE's Scott Miller. The sources said that the sale price of $400-450

Tags: Baseball, Football, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

07/29/03
Facility Notes

PHILADELPHIA: Comcast-Spectacor, owner and operator of the First Union Center and First Union Spectrum, announced yesterday that it has changed the names of its arenas to the Wachovia Center and Wacho

Tags: Basketball, Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, Hockey, Philadelphia Phillies, Arizona Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins

07/29/03
Kobe Bryant Media Monitor

THE DAILY continues our new feature, "Kobe Monitor," which charts television's treatment of Kobe Bryant's sexual assault case. Some of the issues discussed last night were reports of Nike considering

Tags: Basketball, CBS, ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Nike, Seattle Storm, Media, Toronto Raptors, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/29/03
Media Monitor

NATIONAL TV MONITOR: Last night's 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN's "SportsCenter" led with D'Backs-Marlins, followed by Phillies-Reds, and the Reds firing GM Jim Bowden and manager Bob Boone. Th

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Falcons, Baseball, Basketball, CBS, Cincinnati Reds, Colleges, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Football, Acushnet, Golf, Hockey, Horse Racing, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Giants, NFL, Nike, Olympics, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Media, St. Louis Cardinals, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/29/03
Stringer Files Suit Against NFL

Vikings OT Korey Stringer's widow Kelci sued the NFL in U.S. District Court in Columbus, OH, yesterday, and asked the court "to reform a 'perverse, insidious and deadly culture' that she says led to h

Tags: Football, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

07/29/03
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07/29/03
Battle At The Bridges Ratings

ABC earned a 4.8/8 overnight Nielsen rating for last night's broadcast of "Battle at the Bridges," a made-for-TV golf event featuring Tiger Woods-Ernie Els against Phil Mickelson-Sergio Garcia, from 8

Tags: ABC, Golf, Media, Walt Disney

07/29/03
NFL Insurance Loans Examined

Over the last few months, a "steady stream of sports finance executives have paraded before a secretive and low-profile insurance regulatory agency [the National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Giants, NFL

07/29/03
Athens' Construction On Track

ATHOC Dir Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki said that the construction timetable for the '04 Summer Games is "back on schedule," according to David Barron of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Angelopoulos-Daskalaki:

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07/29/03
ESPN To Debut "NFL Live"

"NFL Live," a new ESPN show that will air Tuesday-Saturday each week, will premiere Thursday on ESPN at 7:30pm ET with host Trey Wingo and two analysts. The show will air on ESPN Friday night at 7:30p

Tags: ABC, ATT, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, DirecTV, ESPN, Football, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

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