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04 / 22 / 14

MLB Network today announced that Red Sox P  Ryan Dempster , who is not playing this season, will appear as an on-air analyst ( MLB Network ). NBC Sports Group announced that former figure skaters  Johnny Weir  and  Tara Lipinski  will take part in coverage of this year's ...

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01/13/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MAGIC JOHNSON has signed with the William Morris Agency for representation in all areas (William Morris Agency). ..."A Savage Business: The Comeback and Comedown of MIKE TYSON," a new book by SI''s RI

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01/13/98
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HBO''s Mary Carillo reported on certain fan behavior at NFL game on "Real Sports." "Real Sports" took hidden cameras to several NFL stadiums over the last three weeks of the regular season to observe

Tags: Detroit Lions, General Motors, HBO, NFL, Sports in Society, Time Warner

01/13/98
CONDE NAST BUYS WOMEN'S SPORTS + FITNESS FOR REPORTED $5-7M

Conde Nast Publications has bought Women''s Sports + Fitness (WS+F), and consequently will change the title of its four-month-old Conde Nast Sports for Women to Conde Nast Women''s Sports and Fitness,

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01/13/98
FILM COMPANY LOOKING TO EXPAND ITS PRESENCE IN SPORTS WORLD

Mandalay Sports Entertainment (MSE), a CA-based sports management company that owns several minor-league baseball and hockey teams, "may move into a new arena -- media ownership," according to Randyl

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NFL TV DEAL, PART II: THE EYE IS OPEN FOR SERIOUS BUSINESS

CBS "was willing to spend heavily on the AFC package because the network owns stations in seven of its teams'' markets," according to sources of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER''s Stephen Battaglio. In a front

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Tags: BBDO, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, NBC, New England Patriots, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Media

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