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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 28 / 17

Saturday Rutgers in a 3:00pm ET ceremony will rename one of its original basketball courts after the late Jim Valvano , who played at Rutgers and was an assistant coach there. The court is at College Avenue Gym, nicknamed "The Barn."

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11/20/03
People & Personalities

Fired Magic coach Doc Rivers accepted ABC's offer to be lead NBA analyst "over the outstretched invitation of TNT," according to Peter Vecsey of the N.Y. POST. Rivers will partner with Al Michaels for

Tags: ABC, Basketball, Football, Golf, NBA, NFL, Orlando Magic, PGA Tour, Media, Sprint, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Turner Sports, Walt Disney

11/20/03
Names & Faces

A new TV ad for Cavaliers rookie LeBron James' signature Air Zoom Generation Nike shoe is scheduled to run next month "during the height of Christmas shopping," according to Branson Wright of the Clev

Tags: Basketball, CBS, Cleveland Cavaliers, Football, IMG, NBA, Nike, San Francisco Giants, Viacom

11/20/03
Franchise Notes

The Blackhawks' refusal to pay fired GM Mike Smith for the remaining two years on his contract has prompted Smith to file a grievance with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman. Bettman has given the team unt

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Basketball, Chicago Blackhawks, Football, Franchises, Hockey, NHL, Oakland Raiders

11/20/03
Names In The News

SHORT TAKE: Lakers G KOBE BRYANT and former ESPN contributor RUSH LIMBAUGH are on Time Magazine's shortlist for its Person of the Year award (REUTERS, 11/20). QWEST: PHIL ANSCHUTZ exercised an option

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Cablevision, Cleveland Indians, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, NBA, New York Liberty, NFL, Phoenix Suns, Soccer, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney, WNBA

11/20/03
B- ...

The BCS is finalizing a new contract that will remove many of the special considerations for Notre Dame, and the financial loss is a key reason why the school is now looking into joining a conference.

11/20/03
MLS Introduces Freddy Adu

At a Madison Square Garden press conference yesterday, MLS officially introduced 14-year-old Freddy Adu as the league's newest player, and in N.Y., George Vecsey reports Adu "graciously thank[ed] his

Tags: ABC, AEG, Cablevision, CBS, DC United, ESPN, IMG, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Madison Square Garden, MLS, Nike, Soccer, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

11/20/03
Women's Hoops Gets Real

By Russell Adams, Staff Writer, SportsBusiness Journal Seattle-based RealNetworks has finalized separate deals with two schools, the Univ. of Connecticut and Texas Tech, to make live Webcasts of the s

Tags: Colleges, Media

11/20/03
Executive Transactions

FRANCHISES: The Tigers named Seahawks Senior VP/Sales & Marketing DUANE MCLEAN as Senior VP/Sales, where he will oversee the organization's ticket sales as well as the club's corporate and suite sales

Tags: AHL, LA Angels, Baseball, Basketball, Detroit Tigers, ECHL, ESPN, Hockey, NHL, Seattle Seahawks, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Blues, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney, WNBA

11/20/03
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Beat The Rap? With no agreement on how to break up YankeeNets, meeting to discuss Nets' sale called off; Jay-Z explores bid. (#12) Not All Retro Is Hot Paul Tagliabue, concerned about fairness of retr

11/20/03
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Thursday, November 20, 2003 Tony Hawk still reigns supreme over action sports world. Chuck Wepner says suit against Sylvester Stallone could have been avoided . ...

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