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ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
In Montreal, a preliminary survey by the Saine Marketing Group, commissioned by the Expos, indicated that a new downtown ballpark would increase Expos season-ticket sales from 7,000 to "more than" 16,
Ahmad Rashad will host "NBA Special: The Greatest Ever," this Saturday on NBC. He will be joined by Marv Albert to present the NBA''s 50 Greatest Players. Albert will then moderate a round-table discu
The "primary reason" the Yankees may be relegated to the "minor leagues of advertising" is that MLB''s recent setbacks have "damaged its standing among marketers as much as among consumers," according
An MLB analysis of ratings for their entire postseason showed that 10% more baseball was watched this year than in ''95. MLB Enterprises CEO Greg Murphy: "Any brand in America would be pleased with a
T-Wolves'' 20-year-old KEVIN GARNETT presented President Clinton with a souvenir Wolves jersey at the Target Center yesterday. Wolves Coach Flip Saunders: "Kevin said to me, ''How many kids get to mee
Former Twins OF Kirby Puckett will help vision and glaucoma organizations by appearing in a national glaucoma awareness campaign. The "Don''t be Blindsided" campaign is sponsored by Pharmacia & Upjohn
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ESPNEWS, the third domestic sports network from ESPN, will aim to "ride the coattails" of its "two older brothers" to success, according to Alan Breznick of CABLE WORLD. ESPN Exec VP Sales/Marketing G
MELISSA STARK was hired by ESPN as the host of Scholastic Sports America. Stark previously worked as a producer/reporter at RSN HTS covering the Bullets, Orioles and Capitals (ESPN)....LPGA Tour golfe
NBA Commissioner David Stern is featured on the cover of BRANDWEEK in a piece by Terry Lefton. Stern, in his "over 12 years as commissioner, turned an unprofitable business with a reputation for drug
A fraction of hard-line MLB team owners "remained adamant" yesterday in opposition to the proposed labor deal and Acting Commissioner Bud Selig had yet to schedule an ownership meeting for a vote on t
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