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Tributes To Nelson Mandela Pour In From Sports Figures12 / 06 / 13
The sports world mourns Nelson Mandela , who died yesterday at 95, "leading to a vast outpouring of tributes from the world's best-known athletes and top sporting bodies." IOC President Thomas Bach called Mandela "a remarkable man who understood that sport could build bridges, break down walls, a...
In a "great year for investors, some people are finding out that one of the best investments of all was Carolina Panthers PSLs," according to Reed & Boraks in the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. PSL holders selli
The Packers remained "tight-lipped" about the number of Super Bowl tickets they sold to a Texas-based travel firm instead of including them in a lottery for season-ticket holders, but speculation has
St. Paul, MN, has "put some detail to its dreams" of landing an NHL franchise by proposing an arena lease package that promises $51M in Civic Center improvements at "no cost to taxpayers," according t
Retailers are calling the launch of Bijan''s Michael Jordan Cologne one of the "biggest fragrance launches in history," with 1.5 million bottles sold since it arrived in stores October 27, according t
In Washington, the Metropolitan King County Council will vote today whether to authorize $336M in bonds to pay for a new Mariners stadium and parking garage (SEATTLE TIMES, 1/5). Council Chair Jane Ha
Two surveys released over the weekend by the BOSTON GLOBE and BOSTON HERALD indicate that over 50% of South Boston resident oppose a new Patriots stadium in their neighborhood, but the opposition isn'
ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNEWS have begun a holiday-themed Winter X Games promo with the slogan, "The Winter X Games Are Coming To Town." The spots will air through the end of the Games on February 2. The sp
In a survey of 119 NFL rookies, 41% named ESPN''s Chris Berman and NBC''s Tom Brokaw the best national news anchors ("SportsCenter," ESPN, 1/3)....In New York, Phil Mushnick writes "the overwhelming m
The Twins campaign for a new ballpark is examined by Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The Twins lease at the Metrodome includes an escape clause that can be exercised after the ''97 season.
Nike Chair & CEO PHIL KNIGHT was named one of BUSINESS WEEK''s "Top Managers of 1996" (BUSINESS WEEK, 1/13 issue)....Avalanche Goalie PATRICK ROY and two other investors have bought the Beaufort Harfa