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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 03 / 15

Saints TE Benjamin Watson will appear on Fox News' "On The Record" at 7:00pm ET for a discussion on using faith to fight ISIS.

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SUDDENLY SUSAN: SARANDON FEATURED IN ESPN'S NHL IMAGE SPOTS

ESPN will launch its ''99-2000 NHL on-air image campaign, titled "This is the Game," during Sunday''s Bucs- Lions NFL broadcast. The promos feature voice-overs by actress Susan Sarandon and star NHLer

Tags: ABC, Detroit Lions, ESPN, New York Islanders, NFL, NHL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

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ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: PETER KING SEES BIG THINGS FOR NFL.COM

CNNSI.com''s Peter King cited a source as saying that when the NFL''s three-year, $10M contract with ESPN to manage the league''s NFL.com Web site expires, "the next three-year deal could fetch as muc

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Media, SportsLine.com, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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HBO'S DOCUMENTARY OF HOWARD COSELL WINS CRITICS' KUDOS

HBO premiers its hour-long documentary, "Howard Cosell: Telling It Like It Is," on Monday at 8:00pm ET, and in N.Y., Richard Sandomir writes, "HBO succeeds in chronicling the scope of Cosell''s career

Tags: ABC, HBO, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/29/99
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL EXAMINES CHANGE IN FAN ACTIVITY

Each month the ESPN Chilton Sports Poll computes a Twelve-Sport Fan Index, the combined average fan activity of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA basketball and football, pro golf, pro tennis, pro soccer,

Tags: ESPN, MLB, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

10/29/99
NEW SI FOR WOMEN PUBLISHER LOOKS TO BOOST SALES FORCE

The "first task" for new SI For Women Publisher Paula Romano is to hire a 15-person sales and marketing staff so the publication "no longer uses" SI salespeople, according to Evelyn Ellison Twitchell

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media

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FINAL WORLD SERIES 16.0/26 RATING SECOND-LOWEST OF ALL TIME

The Yankees'' four-game sweep of the Braves generated a 16.0/26 Nielsen rating for NBC, up 13% over last year''s 14.1/24 for the Yankees'' sweep of the Padres, which was the lowest-rated World Series

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, MasterCard, MLB, NBA, NBC, NCAA, New York Yankees, Nielsen, San Diego Padres, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

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MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: ESPN''s 11:00pm ET edition of "SportsCenter" led with highlights from The Tour Championship and the players'' memorial for Payne Stewart, followed by Reds manager Jack McKeon signing a one

Tags: ABC, Atlanta Hawks, Cincinnati Reds, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

NAMES & FACES: In Chicago, Bonnie DeSimone wrote on the U.S. women soccer players'' "window" of opportunity to leverage the team''s WWC victory. Intersport''s Michelle Burnett, whose agency represents

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, NASCAR, New Orleans Saints, Nike, Walt Disney, Wheaties

10/29/99
DOES LEHMAN ADD INSTANT CREDIBILITY TO PLAYERS ASSOCIATION?

Tom Lehman has joined the Tour Players Association (TPA), giving the organization "the marquee presence it so desperately needs," according to Geoff Russell of GOLF WORLD, who reports that other "big

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour

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NO ROCKIN' THE VOTE IN AZ: CHALLENGE TO ARENA VOTE DENIED

Maricopa County (AZ) Superior Court Judge Barry Schneider "rejected" the "last-minute challenge to an election" on a new arena for the Coyotes at Los Arcos Mall set for Tuesday in Scottsdale, Fountain

Tags: Facilities, Arizona Coyotes

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