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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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REDSKINS STADIUM NAME CHANGE SET FOR FEDEX DELIVERY IN '00

The Redskins "expect to announce" a 27-year, $205M naming-rights deal at Redskins Stadium with FedEx next week, according to sources of Mark Maske of the WASHINGTON POST. Although the name change "won

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11/04/99
COMPARE AND CONTRAST: MLB FINAL AVERAGE RATINGS CHART

THE DAILY lists MLB''s final season ratings on its broadcast and cable partners: ESPN/ESPN2, Fox, FSN and FX. The FSN rating is for the net''s "Baseball Thursday" broadcasts. FX carried MLB games on S

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11/04/99
HEAT HAVE DIFFICULTY BROADCASTING GAME FEED IN PALM BEACH

"Angry" Heat fans in most of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast could not receive a feed of Tuesday''s home opener, and "the situation remains cloudy for tonight''s game," according to Charles E

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11/04/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

RACING: CarsDirect.com has signed a three-year deal to become the title sponsor of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway''s NASCAR Winston Cup event in March. The deal, which marks the first dot-com title spon

Tags: Miami Marlins, Minnesota Timberwolves, NASCAR, NBA, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

11/04/99
BUCS HAVE IMMEDIATE OPENINGS IN MARKETING DEPARTMENT

The Buccaneers Marketing Department has immediate opening for two positions: New Partner Development -- Seeking aggressive sales person with minimum three years sales results. The salary plus commissi

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

11/04/99
SAN DIEGO TAPS RESERVE FUND TO BUY UNUSED CHARGERS TICKETS

The city of San Diego, due to its "controversial guarantee" to purchase unsold Chargers tickets, "is on the verge of depleting" a $5M operating fund for Qualcomm Stadium, according to Philip LaVelle o

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11/04/99
ELECTION '99 RECAP: WHITE VOTERS HELP KILL ROCKETS DEAL

As the initiative for a new downtown Houston arena failed Tuesday night, it "became clear that white voters had gone to the polls in unexpectedly substantial numbers, stimulated by advertising that co

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11/04/99
HENRY TO PUT 90% OF NEW BALLPARK PROFITS BACK IN COMMUNITY

Marlins Owner John Henry said yesterday that if a new ballpark for his team turns a profit, he will put 90% of that back into the community, according to Sarah Talalay of the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTIN

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11/04/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of ESPN''s "SportsCenter," FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) and CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" all led with Knicks-Bulls. "SportsCenter" followed wit

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Celtics, Buffalo Sabres, Cablevision, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Stars, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Green Bay Packers, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Orlando Magic, Palace Sports & Entertainment, RDV Sports, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Seahawks, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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PHOENIX RISING: TEAM SECURES DUTIES AS ALL-STAR GAME HOST

WNBA Mercury and league officials formally announced yesterday that Phoenix will host the 2000 WNBA All-Star Game on July 17 at America West Arena, according to Al Toby of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. There

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