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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...
Columnist Bill Conlin calls for Phillies President Bill Giles to "step aside" in this morning''s PHILA. DAILY NEWS. Conlin: "Bill Giles needs to put somebody in place ... who can figure out how bright
Leading with the headline, "How Atlanta Went From Baseball Clowns To Kings of Diamond," John Helyar examines the Braves and how they have become "the team of the ''90s" in a front page story in this m
Campbell Soup and SportsLine USA will team together for a promo launching this week, whereby Campbell will put the on-line service''s World Wide Web address on 50 million units of product, along with
The NFL and the Browns will hold a news conference today where they "could announce plans to implement a PSL program," according to David Adams in the Akron BEACON JOURNAL. If PSLs are used, former se
Television coverage of MLB''s postseason starts today with Fox, NBC and ESPN splitting coverage of the AL and NL games and Fox''s MLB Senior Coordinating Producer John Filippelli says there may be too
The Twins financial history at the Metrodome and the club''s bid for a new ballpark is examined by Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE. Weiner notes that as the Twins season ends, the "Dome dec
The Harris Poll surveyed a nationwide cross section of 1,005 adults, of whom 531 follow pro football, between September 5-8, and asked, "Do you follow professional football, or not?" Figures for age,
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Disney believes its $100M, 200-acre Walt Disney World Sports Complex -- set to open in May -- will not only make money for the complex itself, but "for virtually every other part of Walt Disney World,
"If ever the public had reason to lose faith again in the game and its stars, this was it." -- Columnist Peter Schmuck, on Roberto Alomar spitting on John Hirschbeck (Baltimore SUN, 10/1).
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Preliminary overnight ratings for the weekend: NFL on NBC received a 12.5 while Fox''s doubleheader earned a 12.1. NBC''s Ohio State-Notre Dame got a 7.3. Fox MLB coverage had a 4.3 (USA TODAY, 10/1).