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Manchester United Lands Richest Kit Deal Ever With $1B Nike Pact03 / 09 / 14
EPL club Manchester United is "set to announce a world-record kit deal" with Nike that is worth more than $1B (all figures U.S.) over 10 years. The club "will make a major statement that proves" it is "still the biggest name in world football." The $1B figure is "almost double the current best kit m...
The USOC''s Executive Board "will likely recommend against" nominating an American city for the 2008 Summer Games, claiming the date "too closely" follows last year''s Atlanta Games and 2002 Winter Ga
Phoenix-based Karsten Manufacturing Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Walt Disney Co. claiming the company violated a trademark by giving a cartoon character the same name as its line of Ping golf clu
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In N.Y., Richard Sandomir, on the upcoming NBA TV rights negotiations: "For NBC, the N.B.A. is like ''Seinfeld'' -- crucial, centerpiece programming that it can hardly afford to lose. The N.B.A. was a
In Chicago, NBC Sports'' decision to stay with the Rockets-Sonics overtime game on Sunday on WMAQ -- thereby missing "nearly all" of the first quarter of Bulls-Hawks -- "prompted protest calls to the
DONALD TRUMP said he''s talking with TIGER WOODS to represent the $40M golf course he''s building in West Palm Beach, FL (N.Y. POST, 5/12)....DON KING, on the MIKE TYSON- EVANDER HOLYFIELD fight: "The
MSG must "fill the arena and the Theater, create new business and raise ticket prices enough to generate the money required to repay $850 million in debt," approximately $200M remaining from ITT/Cable
The Boston Celtics Limited Partnership earned $1.83 per share for its fiscal third quarter, a penny less than a year ago ("Market Wrap," CNBC, 5/9)....The Bergen RECORD''s John Rowe reported that new
FL-based Visual Edge Systems reached an agreement in principle with the Cadillac Motor Car division of General Motors. The deal grants Cadillac the exclusive U.S. dealer showroom rights to Visual Edge
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In N.Y., Elsen & Crudele write, "The beginning of the end for WBIS+ TV is expected to come today as Paxson Communications announces its $260 million purchase of the business news and sports station."
The PGA Tour announced yesterday it has concluded TV rights negotiations. The TV deal gives it three broadcast partners and three cable partners, from 1999 until 2002. WHO GETS WHAT: CBS leads the way