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NBC Will Air National Anthem For NFL Season Opener Sept. 7

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 17

NBC "will televise the playing of the national anthem at Gillette Stadium" for the Chiefs-Patriots NFL Kickoff on Sept. 7. NFL broadcast partners "typically do not show the playing of the national anthem” but they do around major games. The "question of which players will be standing and whic...

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MLB Purposely Delaying Tests

Four months into MLB's first punitive drug testing program, "only a 'token' number of players have been screened," and the "majority of players, including every member of the Mets, have not been teste

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Saints To Face Off With State

With the state of Louisiana facing a $7.1M shortfall on a $15M payment due to the Saints July 5 per terms of a deal signed in '01 to help keep the team in the state, Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco wan

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Qwest Field Unveiled In Seattle

The Seahawks yesterday formally announced a naming-rights agreement with Qwest under which Seahawks Stadium will be known as Qwest Field (see THE DAILY, 6/2), and in Seattle, Jose Miguel Romero report

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Athens Tickets Moving Slowly

ATHOC organizers yesterday said that "more than half the tickets for the Athens Olympics remain unsold, with corporate sponsors buying far fewer seats than four years ago," according to Lisa Orkin of

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PowerBar Signs Michael Phelps

PowerBar has signed a new endorsement deal with U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps and renewed its deal with U.S. swimmer Lenny Krayzelburg. PowerBar, the Official Nutritional Energy Bar Supplier of the '04

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IMG co-CEOs Bob Kain and Alastair Johnston circulated a memo to employees yesterday, stating the company is seeking financing partners in order to continue to expand and to provide the current owners

Nets Increase Season-Tix Prices

The Nets' average season-ticket price at Continental Airlines Arena will rise 6.5% next season from $70.74 to $75.31, and Nets CEO Rod Thorn said the increase was "necessary because of the 'economics

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McCourt To Name Self President

Dodgers Chair Frank McCourt is "expected to inform all team personnel today that he himself will fill the role of club president," according to Tony Jackson of the L.A. DAILY NEWS. McCourt, who "hinte

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NJC Sues Chip Ganassi LLC

Chicago-based National Jockey Club (NJC) has filed suit against its Chicago Motor Speedway partner, CHIP GANASSI, and his company, Chip Ganassi Group LLC, in Federal Court in Chicago for failing to pa

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