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Canadiens' Geoff Molson, Jets' Mark Chipman Join NHL Exec Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The NHL BOG on Friday elected Canadiens Owner Geoff Molson and Jets Owner Mark Chipman to its 10-member Exec Committee. The two replace late Flyers Owner Ed Snider and Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. , who was not re-elected. The other eight members include Henry Samueli (Ducks), Murr...

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MI Golf Classic Canceled

The GRAND RAPIDS PRESS’ Greg Johnson reports that the Grand Rapids Futures Classic has been canceled for ’03 because Athletic Advantage (AA), which owns the tournament, is having “legal problems with

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Marketplace Round-Up

Auto supply company Continental has signed on as an official partner of the ''06 FIFA World Cup. The agreement includes the FIFA Confederations Cup France 2003 and the FIFA Confederations Cup Germany

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ATT, Basketball, Coca-Cola, FIFA, General Motors, Golf, Hockey, McDonalds, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, Nike, PGA Tour, Soccer, UPS, Washington Nationals, Yahoo

NFL Weekend Nielsen Ratings

CBS'' coverage of the Titans-Raiders AFC Championship game from 6:45-10:30pm ET earned a 26.4/38 overnight Nielsen rating, up 10% over last year''s 24.0/47 for Patriots-Steelers, which aired in the 12

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USOC To Create Ethics Panel?

USOC President Marty Mankamyer yesterday in a statement supported "plans to appoint a special `oversight panel'' to review circumstances surrounding an ethics-related controversy" involving USOC CEO L

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Franchise Notes

MLB: In Miami, Kevin Baxter writes that the "strange case" of former Marlins OF Kevin Millar, whose contract was sold to Japan''s Chunichi Dragons 13 days ago then claimed off waivers by the Red Sox l

Tags: Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Miami Marlins, Football, Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, MLB, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Toronto Blue Jays

Super Bowl Security Issues

NFL officials said that they have had discussions with reps of the Bush administration about security for Super Bowl XXXVII, but they "have had no conversations with the federal government about devel

Tags: Facilities, Football, NFL

Weekend Nielsen Ratings

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Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, Football, NBC, NCAA, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Viacom, Walt Disney

ECHL Team Set To Thrive In Vegas

The LAS VEGAS SUN’s Rob Miech reports that “only 20 of the 220 choice season-ticket club seats” remain for the ECHL Las Vegas Wranglers. The club has also sold out the 16 VIP suites, and “eight people

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Dodgers Sale Discussions

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Tags: Baseball, Cablevision, DirecTV, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, Madison Square Garden, MLB

Media Monitor

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Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Basketball, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, NCAA, Philadelphia Eagles, San Antonio Spurs, Media, Walt Disney

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