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Canadiens' Geoff Molson, Jets' Mark Chipman Join NHL Exec Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The NHL BOG on Friday elected Canadiens Owner Geoff Molson and Jets Owner Mark Chipman to its 10-member Exec Committee. The two replace late Flyers Owner Ed Snider and Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. , who was not re-elected. The other eight members include Henry Samueli (Ducks), Murr...

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Foley & Lardner Creates SIT

The Milwaukee-based law firm FOLEY & LARDNER has announced the creation of the Sports Industry Team, which consists of 35 attorneys from around the country who serve the sports industry. WAYNE LUEDERS

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MasterCard-World Cup Extension

By Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large, The Sports Business Daily MasterCard has renewed its World Cup sponsorship through the ''06 event in Germany. In addition to the World Cup renewal, the payment card b

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Ford Field Close To Financing

After one season at Ford Field, the Lions "are close to getting permanent financing" for the $500M stadium, according to Robert Ankeny of CRAIN''S DETROIT, who notes that of the $500M, the Lions "are

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MLFS Eyes Start In '04

Six-City MLFS Proposal Looks Forward To ‘04 Jon Rubin, a former U.S. Figure Skating Association (USFSA) judge and former USFSA Competition Committee member, is developing Major League Figure Skating (

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Franchise Notes

PENS: In Pittsburgh, Dejan Kovacevic writes the Penguins five trades yesterday were "all designed to pare the payroll and make the roster younger." The team moved $3.96M in salary and cut $1.3M in com

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Media Notes

America’s Cup Looking For Calmer Waters ROUGH WATERS: In S.F., Jim Doyle writes the recently completed America''s Cup was "an unpleasant memory ... for frustrated ESPN2 producers," who "already are dr

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The following presents final Nielsen ratings among broadcast networks for the month of February (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR "NASCAR On Fox": Daytona 500 2/16 Fox Race-Only 9.8/21 "NASCAR

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Concerns around the governance of soccer''s world governing body appeared to have quelled, as MasterCard has renewed as a World Cup sponsor through ''06, completing FIFA''s roster of 15 official partn

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Wednesday, March 12, 2003 ESPN.com''s Darrell Rovell writes, "Though the insurance industry is still knee-buckled by claims related to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the NBA''s insurance providers ha

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WTA Staying In St. Petersburg

WTA Tour execs, who had been "contemplating consolidating WTA operations and possibly moving them from St. Petersburg, will stay in the city," according to the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES. WTA head of Corpor

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