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McLaren F1 Sponsors Not Charged Extra For Branding Received From Alonso Indy 500 Run

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 26 / 17

F1 team McLaren is not charging its sponsors "any extra for the branding and exposure they are receiving" from Fernando Alonso's Indianapolis 500 venture, according to Lawrence Barretto of MOTORSPORT.com. Alonso's car is "almost entirely bedecked in McLaren’s traditional colours and covered wi...

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CSN Chicago Launching 10/1

Comcast Corp., in conjunction with the Cubs, White Sox, Bulls and Blackhawks, formally announced yesterday the October 1, 2004, launch of Comcast SportsNet Chicago, which will be jointly owned by Comc

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Executive Transactions

Fila parent Sport Brands Int'l CEO JON EPSTEIN is leaving the company for personal reasons. Epstein joined Fila USA as President in '98. SBI also announced that CFO & President of European Operations

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VS&E Seeks Sponsorship Execs

Velocity Sports & Entertainment continues to grow and is seeking sponsorship consulting candidates at multiple levels to service our blue chip clients. Candidates should have a minimum 4 years relevan

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League Notes

HOOPS: In Dallas, Eddie Sefko reported the NBPA will "explore its options in the aftermath of" Suns Owner Jerry Colangelo calling Mavs F Danny Fortson "a thug" after Fortson's flagrant foul in last We

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NFL Franchise News & Notes

In Detroit, Curt Sylvester notes former Lions RB Barry Sanders held his first press conference in Detroit since retiring four years ago, and "declared his appreciation to owner William Clay Ford [and]

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People & Personalities

Temple assistant basketball coach Nate Blackwell is suing WCAU-NBC sportscaster Howard Eskin "over comments Eskin made March 9 on the `Sports Final' show," according to Michael Klein of the PHILADELPH

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Hornets' Attendance Struggles

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ESPN's Perceived Value At Top

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