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ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
MLB writers, analysts and columnists gave their opinions on the owners vote and the impending labor peace. Here''s a round-up of some of the major markets. AWAY WE GO: In Atlanta, I.J. Rosenberg notes
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Tiger Woods "enjoyed" his first "foray into the made- for-television Skins Game" this weekend, and "there is little doubt he will be invited back," according to Jeff Babineau of the ORLANDO SENTINEL.
Raiders Owner Al Davis "distanced" himself from the Oakland Football Marketing Association''s (OFMA) ongoing trouble in selling PSLs and luxury suites last week, according to Ron Kroinchick of the S.F
The New Jersey Sports Authority, the Giants and the Jets held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for a "scaled-back" $43M expansion of Giants Stadium, according to the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The first phas
Sunday''s WASHINGTON POST features a front-page piece on the area''s three new facilities for the Redskins, the MCI Center for the Bullets and Caps, and a home for the Ravens. The Redskins will build
If the Broncos win the Super Bowl, Coloradans will win free TVs and cars, which they bought weeks and months ago from businesses that promised to give them away free if the Broncos went all the way, a
In Chicago, Sam Smith notes rumors that Bulls Coach Phil Jackson may be interested in the Nuggets coaching job after the season. Nike has been mentioned as a possible buyer of Ascent Entertainment''s
Disney Online wants to "conquer the Internet," and it has an "ambitious game plan" to become an on-line service provider, according to John Motavalli in the N.Y. POST. Disney expects to announce its n
CA-based Bandai Toys will release three lines of MLS- licenced products in late February and early March, according to Mike Reynolds in INSIDE MEDIA. Four-inch collectible figures and two-inch key cha