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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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07/10/03
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"I just like the shirt." — Sophie Gustafson, on the Augusta National shirt she wore at the U.S. Women's Open. Gustafson is dating LPGA Commissioner Ty Votaw, who called for Augusta to admit a fem

07/10/03
Nextel Sponsoring The Gold Cup

Nextel Communications has signed on as an official sponsor and the exclusive wireless carrier of the Gold Cup int'l soccer tournament, which will be held in Boston, Miami and Mexico City July 12-27 an

Tags: Soccer

07/10/03
Toronto Pulls Out Of 2012 Race

As expected after Vancouver was awarded the 2010 Winter Olympics, it was officially announced yesterday that Toronto will not bid for the 2012 Games. Toronto Commissioner for Economic Development, Cul

Tags: IOC, Olympics

07/10/03
Tour de France Paying Its Way

Outdoor Life Network's coverage of the Tour de France is examined by Ian Austen of the N.Y. TIMES, who writes logistical problems prevent Tour organizers "from charging admission to the millions of fa

Tags: Media

07/10/03
'02 WC Aids British Ad Market

The London GUARDIAN’s Annie Lawson reports that the World Cup “provided a much-needed boost to the British advertising market last year, with growth in TV ad spending underpinning a modest recovery.”  Ad spending grew 1.2% to US$25.1B, “despite the lingering effects of the dotcom colla ...

Tags: FIFA, Soccer

07/10/03
Executive Transactions

MEDIA: The NFL's Media Division, which includes NFL Network, named NBC West Coast Senior VP & CFO KIMBERLY WILLIAMS as Senior VP/Finance, reporting to NFL Network President STEVE BORNSTEIN. Williams w

Tags: AHL, LA Angels, Baseball, ECHL, Football, Hockey, Minnesota Wild, NASCAR, NBC, NFL, Olympics, Seattle Storm, People and Pop Culture

07/10/03
Morning Buzz, July 10, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Thursday, July 10, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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07/10/03
Bell Canada & Telus Battling

The "battle" between Montreal-based Bell Canada, the exclusive telecommunications sponsor of the Olympics in Canada through '04, and Vancouver-based Telus is "one of many that will be fought out over

Tags: Olympics

07/10/03
IRL Feels Firestone's Presence

Bridgestone/Firestone has signed a three-year deal to title sponsor Nashville Superspeedway's July 19 IRL IndyCar Series event, which will now be known as the Firestone Indy 200. The company has also

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07/10/03
Purdue's New Football Unis

The INDIANAPOLIS STAR’s Michael Pointer reports that the white numerals outlined in black on Purdue Univ.’s home football uniforms will be “replaced by black numerals outlined in white.”  Additionally, black and white trim will “replace last year’s black-only trim around the arm ...

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