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50,000-Plus Fans See What May Be American Pharoah's Last Race

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Ticket sales were “capped” by NYRA at 50,000 and “sold out more than two weeks in advance, even before it was announced that American Pharoah would compete.”

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Media Notes

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Tags: ABC, Buffalo Bills, CBS, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Football, Kansas City Chiefs, NBA, NBC, NCAA, New York Giants, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers, Southwest Sports Group, Media, St. Louis Rams, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

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Names In The News

SIGNINGS: 76ers G PEPE SANCHEZ has retained MA-based Woolf Associates to handle his marketing. Woolf Associates will develop and manage marketing programs for Sanchez locally and throughout South Amer

Tags: Basketball, Comcast-Spectacor, Football, Golf, IMG, NBC, NFL, Olympics, Philadelphia 76ers, Showtime, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

01/05/01
ESPN Sports Poll

The ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, asks NHL fans who is their favorite active NHL athlete. The following are the top five favorite active NHL players during the past five twelve-month

Tags: ESPN Sports Poll, Hockey, NHL, The Back of the Book

01/05/01
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BOWL GAMES BUCK RATINGS TREND   BCS pays big dividends for ABC. Ratings for its four BCS games up 5.5% over last year, while network wins three straight primetime nights. (#6) ACCENTUR-ATE T

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01/05/01
NCAA Faces Antitrust Lawsuit

The Metropolitan Intercollegiate Basketball Association (MIBA) filed an antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA in U.S. District Court in NY. MIBA is a sponsor of the postseason and preseason National Invi

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Law and Politics, NCAA, Walt Disney

01/05/01
Titans Offer Bids To Fans

In a new promo that "marries Titans fever with the marketing power of the Internet," the team is "offering gameday ''experiences'' to the highest bidder and using" eBay to sell them, according to Brad

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Football, Tennessee Titans

01/05/01
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"I think it''s great. There is no way we could spend $250,000 to get this type of promotion for the Mavs." — Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban, after being fined by the NBA for criticizing officiating (

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01/05/01
News Corp.'s Web Retreat

Rupert Murdoch''s skepticism of the business viability of the Internet is further demonstrated by yesterday''s announcement that News Corp. is shutting down its News Digital Media unit and transferrin

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01/05/01
News Corp. Shifts Web Division

In a "continuing reassessment of its overall Internet strategy," News Corp. said yesterday that it will "shutter its News Digital Media unit and transfer production of its Fox news and entertainment W

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01/05/01
League Notes

Fox NFL analyst John Madden, on parity in the NFL: "I keep asking people to tell me why I should like this? I don''t. I like having a dominant team. ... I don''t know if the fans like it. I guess they

Tags: Baseball, Football, Golf, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers

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