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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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07/03/03
Vancouver Wins 2010 Games

The IOC yesterday announced that Vancouver will be the host of the XXI Olympic Winter Games in 2010. The city bested the other finalists, Pyeongchang, South Korea, and Salzburg, Austria. After each gr

Tags: IOC, Labatt Brewing, NBC, Olympics

07/03/03
Pearl Izumi Entering Category

BRANDWEEK reports that Pearl Izumi, “best known for its cycling apparel and footwear, is launching a line of running shoes backed by a budget-conscious maverick campaign designed to grab attention in the ultra-competitive category.”  A runner hired by the company will “run in actua ...

07/03/03
CART Team Nabs McDonald's

McDonald's has signed a three-race deal with CART's Newman/Haas Racing, under which the QSR will join Eli Lilly & Co. as the co-primary sponsor of the team's No. 2 entry of Sebastien Bourdais. The dea

Tags: McDonalds, Motorsports

07/03/03
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"It's a perfect blend of methanol, salad and olive oil." — Newman/Haas Racing co-Owner Paul Newman, on the team's new sponsorship deal with McDonald's (THE DAILY).

07/03/03
Franchise Notes

NBA: The Heat "reiterated [yesterday] that the team isn't for sale and no one has had conversations with Michael Jordan about purchasing an ownership share." Heat President and coach Pat Riley said th

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Chicago Bulls, ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, MLB, NBA, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

07/03/03
National Sports Forum Web Site

The National Sports Forum is Proud to Announce the Launch of Its 2004 Website, www.sports-forum.com. The National Sports Forum is the largest cross-team sports marketing, ticket sales, sponsorship, pr

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07/03/03
Sponsors Aim At Vancouver

Coca-Cola "is first out of the blocks" with a product promotion around yesterday's selection of Vancouver as the host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, as its Canadian subsidiary next week will issue "a co

Tags: CBC, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Hockey, IOC, NHL, Olympics, Visa, Walt Disney

07/03/03
Safeway Adds 2nd LPGA Event

Safeway Inc. has signed a title sponsorship agreement for the Phoenix-area LPGA event, according to John Davis of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC, who notes Safeway became involved with the tournament last year

Tags: Golf, LPGA

07/03/03
Allstate NBC Sports Update

IL-based Allstate signed a marketing deal with NBC Sports, under which the company is serving as the exclusive sponsor of the Allstate NBC Sports Update during the net's weekend sports coverage. The d

Tags: Colleges, Football, Golf, Horse Racing, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, Olympics, PGA Tour, Visa

07/03/03
Morning Buzz, July 3, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Thursday, July 3, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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