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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 17 / 17

YAHOO SPORTS goes with, " Why Adam Silver Is Right For Calling For End Of 'One-And-Done' Rule ." Silver has "observed a sudden shift in market trends in college basketball just as a massive scandal involving agents, coaches and shoe companies has overwhelmed the sport." That "will likely cause the...

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08/10/04
Executive Transactions

SONIC BOOM: Sonics Exec VP BILLY MCKINNEY has left the team after his contract expired on June 30 and was not renewed. McKinney, who was the team’s only African-American front-office employee, also se

Tags: AEG, Basketball, Colorado Rapids, Football, Golf, Seattle Storm, People and Pop Culture

08/10/04
League Notes

MLB.com’s Mark Newman reported MLB’s new “Commissioner’s Initiative for Kids” program will offer $1 tickets league-wide from mid-August to early September. Fans can obtain tickets to any MLB game by m

Tags: Baseball, Boston Bruins, Dallas Stars, Florida Panthers, Football, Hockey, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL, Ottawa Senators, St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning

08/10/04
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Tuesday, August 10, 2004 An unprecedented electronic safety net been cast over the Athens Games. PGA Championship will be a boon to Wisconsin businesses In a USA ...

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08/10/04
Seahawks Sponsoring Golf Event

The Champions Tour will return to Seattle next August at the TPC at Snoqualmie Ridge, and the Seahawks have signed on as a “major sponsor” in what is believed to be a three-year deal, according to Cra

Tags: Football, Golf, PGA Tour, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

08/10/04
Domino's Delivers "MNF" Deal

Domino’s Pizza has inked a deal with ESPN and ABC Sports to sponsor “MNF” this season. Domino’s receives spots on “MNF,” ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown,” ESPNews, “ESPN Radio SportsCenter” and ESPN Cl

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Football, Walt Disney

08/10/04
Golden Opportunity For Finch

USA TODAY’s Bruce Horovitz profiles U.S. Olympic softball team P Jennie Finch in a front-page Cover Story, and reports that while Finch’s endorsement income is only about $400,000 per year entering th

Tags: Olympics

08/10/04
NLL Awards Team To Wild Group

The NLL today awarded Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE), the parent company of the Wild, its 11th franchise. The team will begin play at the Xcel Energy Center this season. The ’04-05 NLL schedul

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Wild, National Lacrosse League, NHL

08/10/04
U.S. Open Series Ratings Rally

Ratings for events that are now part of the USTA’s new U.S. Open Series are up on ESPN, ESPN2 and NBC compared to last year, and attendance at the events has also increased, according to Richard Sando

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, USTA, Walt Disney

08/10/04
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