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Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson is tasked with making another key hire in the wake of the school's announcement that men's basketball coach Rick Barnes "will not return after 17 seasons." Barnes, who made $2.55M this past season, "has a buyout" of $1.75M that "would have d...
WNBA: Former U.S. Senator Birch Bayh bought the 5,500th season ticket for IN''s WNBA expansion team on Friday, enabling the team to "meet the league''s minimum goal two weeks ahead of schedule" (STAR-
Heat Founder TED ARISON died of heart failure at the age of 75 Friday in Tel Aviv, Israel. Arison''s son, Micky, is the Heat''s Managing General Partner (MIAMI HERALD, 10/2)....As part of PAUL ALLEN''
NHL sponsor Nortel Networks has "purchased the presenting sponsorship for the festivities planned in and around" the league''s February 4-6 All-Star Weekend in Toronto, "marking the first time the lea
A Houston Chronicle/KHOU-TV poll taken September 23-29 of 750 "likely" Harris County voters revealed that "more than half" -- 55.1% -- "would vote against a downtown basketball-hockey arena" in the ci
CBS SportsLine''s Len Pasquarelli wrote on the NHL''s return to Atlanta and called the crowd at Philips Arena for the Thrashers debut against the Devils Saturday night "pretty sophisticated" and "ecum
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Pittsburgh-based PLB Sports, in conjunction with MA- based Woolf Associates, launched a black bean and corn salsa around Red Sox P Pedro Martinez. The product hit Boston- area stores September 20 and
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" and ESPN''s "SportsCenter" (at 11:17pm ET due to Sunday Night Football) both led with Pirates-Mets, followed by Dodgers-Astr
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NAMES & FACES: In N.Y., Brian Steinberg profiles the NYSE''s $15M BBDO ad campaign featuring sports celebs Mia Hamm, Sammy Sosa and Terry Bradshaw. The campaign is "expected to continue well into" 200
Fox "didn''t make a good decision" by broadcasting the "meaningless" Cubs-Cardinals game to 41% of the U.S. on Saturday, while sending the "important" Reds-Brewers game to 9% of the country, according
NBC announced this morning that it has successfully bid for the Triple Crown series (THE DAILY). USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke reports that NBC will pay $51.5M over five years to carry the events, the "nu