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Longtime NCAA D-I Governance Head David Berst To Retire After 43 YearsPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 26 / 15
NCAA VP/D-I Governance DAVID BERST "will retire this summer" after a 43-year NCAA career and "will be replaced by KEVIN LENNON ," according to the AP. Berst, who has served in his current role for the past 17 years, presided over "some of the biggest scandals in NCAA history," including SMU ...
FL State Univ. football coach BOBBY BOWDEN signed a new five-year deal worth $1.265 million -- a $290,000 annual increase -- that "could be as high as almost" $1.4M a year with incentives. The deal in
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On last night''s "World News Tonight," ABC''s Robin Roberts reported that "major companies are investing" in pro fishing, "where they can reach millions of loyal fans, anxious to spend money." Roberts
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MLB Productions (MLBP) is moving its operations to the "trendy" Chelsea Market area in N.Y. from South Hackensack, NJ, according to Lore Croghan of CRAIN''S N.Y. BUSINESS, who reports that MLBP signed
The Reds, who had only two sellouts this season, sold out yesterday''s one-game playoff against the Mets in 7 1/2 hours. Attendance, including standing room, was 54,621 (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 10/5)....