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Verizon FiOS has completed a deal to carry SEC Network, sources said. The channel will be on an expanded basic tier within SEC territory and include access to WatchESPN. It is not clear where Verizon will carry it outside of SEC territory. A formal announcement could come as soon as this week. The d...
The sponsorship strategies of the PBA and Strike Ten Entertainment, the two "bowling-industry powers" who are implementing "co-branding to revive the sport," are examined by Jeff Jensen of AD AGE. The
VA Gov. James Gilmore "will meet privately" with MLB Commissioner Bud Selig today in WI to discuss Northern VA''s efforts for a MLB team (WASHINGTON POST, 8/4). JOHNSON MANIA: With new Astros P Randy
Statistical Research Inc. (SRI) "is close to making equity deals totaling" $60M of its $100M start-up target budget, according to Wayne Friedman of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. SRI signed letters of intent
CBS Corp. has signed Pennzoil Products Co. to a "sweeping pact" worth as much as $25M, CBS'' first-ever deal across all its divisions, including the CBS-TV network, TNN, and CBS O&Os, according to Chu
SPORTS MARKETING: Fan Development, Endorsements, Game- Day Promotions, Advertising, Event Marketing, PR, Licensing -- it''s all part of the world of sports marketing. In the September 28 issue we''ll
Kenton Edelin, the agent for ABL Blizzard G Jennifer Rizzotti, said he and Rizzotti "have talked to the ABL and the WNBA" about her next contract, according to Bruce Berlet of the HARTFORD COURANT. Ri
As of now, it looks as if Gart Sports "has the upper hand" in the bidding for The Sports Authority, as Venator Group''s stock drop "is depressing the value of its all-stock offer," according to David
Evenflo & Spalding Holdings Corp. is splitting the company to divide Evenflo''s child products from Spalding Sports and its Top-Flite golf balls and Etonic running shoes. Two shareholders, Kohlberg Kr
The NBA has recently "cut several television rights agreements in China, the Philippines and Taiwan," according to Langdon Brockinton of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. New rights deals "also are pending"
An "unwritten rule" that lets fans "avoid the high price of Veterans Stadium beer is under review" by Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell''s office, according to Don Russell of the PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS.