Daytona 500 Sells Out For Second Straight Year Heinz Field Hosts Stadium Series Game Drivers: Format Didn't Cause Wrecks In Xfinity Race Orlando City SC Draws 10,473 For Stadium Open House Swofford Hopeful Of ACC's Future In N.C. Sources: Warriors Contact Turner About Shaq Feud Could Ballmer Move Clippers To Inglewood? Cuban Calls Out Bleacher Report For Tweet Sources: Turner Gets UEFA Rights Foot Locker's Q4 Beats Expectations
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Central Michigan AD Dave Heeke "has accepted" the VP/Athletics job at the Univ. of Arizona. Heeke, who has held the AD job at CMU since January '06, "will replace" Greg Byrne in Tucson after Byrne left for the AD position at Alabama ( DETROIT FREE PRESS, 2/26 ). Hooters will air ...
NBA Playoffs Spurring Big Ratings For TNT & ESPN The NBA playoffs "propell[ed] TNT and ESPN to double-digit gains in total viewers in the primetime Nielsens" last week, according to John Dempsey of DA
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Anthony''s Dedication To Nike Seals The Deal NBA Draft prospect Carmelo Anthony yesterday signed a six-year shoe and apparel deal with Nike, according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com. Anthony: "If I had
Mighty Ducks'' Success Reaches The Small Screen TSN drew 776,000 viewers for its Wild-Mighty Ducks Game Three telecast last week, becoming the net''s highest-rated NHL playoff game ever. In addition,
You Golf Girl! PGA Tour Policy Board''s Tom Pernice says rule banning women from events may be forthcoming; Sorenstam applauded for composure at press conference; USA promises viewers won''t miss any
WNBA Team Hopes Sun Shines On Home Opener In Hartford, Mike Anthony wrote that in an effort to attract interest leading up to Saturday''s WNBA home opener against the Sparks, the first-year Connecticu
MLB Prefers World Cup Scenario Over Olympics MLB execs "have distanced themselves from the Olympics in recent months as they chase a preferred — and potentially much more lucrative — international pri
We can''t go any further down. — LPGA player Meg Mallon, who believes her tour has nothing to lose if Annika Sorenstam plays poorly at the BofA Colonial (Baltimore SUN 5/21).
NATIONAL TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:30pm ET 90-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Nets-Pistons Game Two, followed by Yankees-Red Sox, and an injury update on Mets C Mike Piazza. ESPN'
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Monday''s Yankees-Red Sox game scored "a huge 5.3 rating" on YES. Each local ratings point represents about 70,000 homes. The rating peaked with a 6.8 from 9:45-10:00, "a record for the two-year old Y
NJ-based Princeton Video Image, Inc. (PVI) announced today that it expects to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the next several days. PVI is negotiating with a newly formed entity owned by