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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

Saturday Boxing HOFer  Evander Holyfield and featherweight champion Abner Mares will serve as analysts on the Fox network telecast of the Premier Boxing Champions bout headlined by  Deontay Wilder - Gerald Washington . The fight is at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala.

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NLL Storm Relocate To Anaheim

The National Lacrosse League announced the relocation of the former NJ Storm franchise to Anaheim and the Arrowhead Pond. The Arrowhead Pond is owned and operated by Ogden Facility Management Corp., w

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Skechers Shares Take A Hit

CA-based footwear maker Skechers USA said that it lost $2.1M, or $0.06 per share, in Q2 '03, compared to a profit of $21.3M, or $0.52 per share, in the same period a year ago, according to Leslie Earn

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UEFA's New Broadcast Deal

The European Commission (EC) yesterday cleared "long-awaited broadcast packages" for UEFA's Champions League, "allowing top clubs, such as Manchester United, AC Milan and Real Madrid, to market indivi

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Media Notes

RAIDING THE TERRITORY: XTRA-AM will announce today that it will carry Raiders games this season. Since XTRA is heard in L.A. and San Diego, Raiders broadcasts "will often go head-to-head against Charg

Tags: Baseball, ESPN, Football, MLB, NFL, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Media, Walt Disney

IN Univ. To Install AstroPlay

The INDIANA DAILY STUDENT’s Dan Patrick reports that IN Univ. will install an AstroPlay-developed surface at Memorial Stadium.  The $446,000 contract with AstroPlay includes a ten-year guarantee.  While construction costs “will add to this already hefty bill,” IU Intercollegiate Athletics Dir T ...

Serena Staying With Puma?

While Nike "was the favorite" to ink Serena Williams when her deal with Puma expired in the spring, Puma "remains very much in the race, which could be wrapped up" before the U.S. Open next month, acc

Tags: ESPN, McDonalds, Nike, Puma, Walt Disney

CBC Alters ’03 Pan American

The Toronto GLOBE & MAIL’s William Houston reports that financial problems “plaguing [the ‘03] Pan American Games have forced the CBC, which is the host broadcaster, to cut back on its coverage.”  In April and June, the Dominican Republic Organizing Committee “failed to deliver two cash pa ...

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Kobe's Marketing Presence

Kobe Bryant's legal situation has "yet to chip away at sales of merchandise bearing his name," according to sporting goods stores managers cited by Judy Chia Hui Hsu of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. In

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Marketplace Round-Up

With CBS slated to broadcast the '04 Super Bowl, Viacom President Mel Karmazin said that he "expects 50[%] of the 30-second spots to be sold by the end of July." CBS Exec VP/Sports Sales John Bogusz a

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, Football, Golf, Horse Racing, MLS, Motorsports, Soccer, UPS, Viacom, Walt Disney

Street & Smith's Latino Forum

Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal is proud to present the Latino Sports Marketing Forum, August 13-14, 2003 in Los Angeles. This event is for teams & leagues, sponsors & advertisers, media distr

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