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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 28 / 17

Saturday Rutgers in a 3:00pm ET ceremony will rename one of its original basketball courts after the late Jim Valvano , who played at Rutgers and was an assistant coach there. The court is at College Avenue Gym, nicknamed "The Barn."

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NATIONAL TV MONITOR: Last night's 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN's "SportsCenter" led with A's-Red Sox, followed by Royals-Yankees, and Angels-White Sox. The first non-MLB report, at 10:20 into

Tags: LA Angels, Atlanta Falcons, ATP, Baltimore Orioles, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Buffalo Bills, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Football, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, MLB, NASCAR, New England Patriots, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco 49ers, Media, LA Rams, Walt Disney

Facility Notes

SOLDIER FIELD: In Chicago, Jay Mariotti writes while the exterior of renovated Soldier Field is "doomed to be ridiculed," it is "only fair to look beyond the facade and try to understand what's inside

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baseball, Basketball, CHL, Colorado Rockies, Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, Football, Hockey, New England Patriots, NFL, Toronto Blue Jays

Media Notes

While CBS "made the decision months ago to switch" the broadcast time of Saturday's USTA Pilot Pen final to 12:00pm ET "so they could show golf at 2:30, ... no one told officials at the Pilot Pen." To

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View To A Kill (#7) CBS' Sean McManus says downward ratings trend for marquee sports events "might justify" lower rights fees. Meeting In Chambers YankeeNets to open Nets talks; Corzine-Kushner bid co

Turnstile Tracker: MLS

Today: MLS attendance through August 18 compared to last year's final regular-season average for each team. ———————-'03——————— '02

Tags: AEG, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, FC Dallas, Home Depot, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLS, New England Revolution, Soccer

Bengals Extend Georgetown Deal

TRAINING TIGERS: The Bengals and Georgetown College (KY) yesterday announced a two-year extension on the team's deal to hold its training camp at the school, according to Mark Curnutte of the CINCINNA

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Basketball, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

Yankees-ManU Partnership

The cross-marketing relationship between YankeeNets and Manchester United was examined by Ashling O'Connor of the LONDON TIMES, who noted analysts had predicted the partnership to be worth US$23-47M f

Tags: Baseball, Franchises, Manchester United, New York Yankees, Soccer

Magna Spinning Off Businesses

Magna Int'l shareholders "voted overwhelmingly yesterday to spin off [the company's] real estate subsidiary and racetrack business," according to Shirley Won of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Magna's 59% s

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Marketplace Round-Up

Serena Williams appeared on ESPN's "Rome Is Burning" last night, and Jim Rome, noting the WTA Tour's new ad campaign includes the slogan, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scored on," said, "It's a litt

Tags: Colleges, Detroit Lions, ESPN, Football, Nike, Walt Disney

Former AFL Team Facing Suit

The MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL’s Todd Rosiak reports that “more than two years after playing their last game,” the AFL Milwaukee Mustangs have been sued by Travelers Insurance Company in Waukesha County Civil Court for more than $100,000 for “allegedly failing to fully pay an insuranc ...

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