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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 26 / 15

4.5 – Local rating on SportSouth for the Thunder-Hawks game last Friday, marking a tie for the RSN’s best figure on record in the Atlanta market for a Hawks regular-season game. The game tied a Celtics-Hawks game from January '10 ( Fox Sports ).

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07/15/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) led with the Miller Park fatalities and followed with MLB umpires resigning on September 2. The 11:30pm ET edition of ESP

Tags: AFL, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, Houston Astros, MLB, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, WNBA

07/15/99
DISGRUNTLED MLB UMPIRES THREATEN TO RESIGN ON SEPTEMBER 2

Following "an emotional" four-hour meeting yesterday in Philadelphia, MLB umpires resigned effective September 2 "and will not work the last 4 1/2 weeks of the season," according to USA TODAY''s Hal B

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, News Corp./Fox, SportsLine.com, Walt Disney

07/15/99
REVERSAL OF FORTUNE: IRS TO GIVE TAX BREAK ON LUXURY BOXES

In a "reversal of a decision," the IRS will allow tax deductions for "contributions" to college athletic departments for luxury boxes in NCAA football stadiums and basketball arenas, according to Mark

Tags: Law and Politics, NCAA

07/15/99
TEAMS '99 TO BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER IN CALIFORNIA

TEAMS ''99: Travel, Events and Management in Sports is the world''s only conference and expo on sports-related event management and travel. Presented by SportsTravel magazine and George Washington Uni

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07/15/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Longtime Flyers announcer GENE HART passed away yesterday. He was 68 (Flyers)....The WWF "closed a deal yesterday" to create a "massive" $25M theme restaurant with "more than" 600 seats in N.Y.''s Par

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Los Angeles Sparks, NASCAR, NBA, Philadelphia Flyers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/15/99
NAPA INKS TWO NASCAR TITLE DEALS; WHY SOME SPONSORS SWITCH

NAPA has signed a three-year deal with a two-year option to title sponsor CA Speedway''s NASCAR Winston Cup event beginning in 2000. The event will be called the "NAPA Auto Parts 500." For the past th

Tags: Champ Car World Series, ESPN, NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Walt Disney

07/15/99
NHL SCHEDULE CAN'T PLEASE EVERYONE; SEASON STARTS OCTOBER 1

The NHL released its schedule for the ''99-2000 season, and the CP''s Bill Beacon writes the league will open a week earlier than a year ago, with a tribute to Wayne Gretzky in Edmonton in one of two

Tags: ABC, Dallas Stars, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Nashville Predators, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Southwest Sports Group, SportsLine.com, Walt Disney

07/15/99
NIELSEN SPORTS MARKETING DATA ON WOMEN'S WORLD CUP FINAL

The following features a Nielsen ratings breakdown of ABC''s entire three-hour-plus broadcast of Saturday''s U.S.- China WWC final. HHLD = Total Household viewership; P2+ = viewers, ages 2+. Numbers a

Tags: ABC, Nielsen, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

07/15/99
SAN ANTONIO WOMAN SUES NBA PROPERTIES FOR PUBLIC HUMILIATION

San Antonio resident Laurie Del Negro is "suing" NBAP, claiming it "caused her to be falsely arrested and publicly humiliated" for allegedly buying counterfeit NBA merchandise -- and later selling som

Tags: NBA, San Antonio Spurs

07/15/99
SCHILLER IN TALKS WITH STEINBRENNER FOR YANKEE/NETS POST?

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner, "looking to put together a top management team for his Yankee/Nets operation," has his "sights set on" Turner Sports President Harvey Schiller, according to Bob Rais

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