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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16

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ESPN and Kemper Lesnik Sports Marketing have entered an exclusive ten-year agreement for national TV coverage of the NCAA men''s basketball Maui Invitational. The deal begins with this week''s EA Spor

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Names In The News

Former IOC President JUAN ANTONIO SAMARANCH said that N.Y. "is well-poised to be selected" as host of the 2012 Games. Samaranch: "New York will be one of the front runners." Samaranch also "pointed to

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NHL Planning For '04 Lockout

The vote of the NHL BOG that "essentially authorizes a 2004 lockout has already been conducted, the mandate unanimously awarded to [NHL Commissioner] Gary Bettman to secure a [CBA] that features cost-

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Saints Stepping In The Ring

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NHL Commissioner Resolute In Position On Labor Issues After a candid interview with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, the N.Y. POST''s Larry Brooks paints a gloomy picture for the league''s labor situati

League Notes

In Atlanta, Mike Tierney writes that MLB Exec VP/Operations Sandy Alderson "has whipped up proposals to hasten the tempo next postseason." Alderson: "We''re looking for modest changes. Eight to 10 min

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MLB News & Notes

The trade between the Marlins, Rockies and Braves, in which the Braves received P Mike Hampton, but the Marlins will pay about $30M of Hampton''s contract over the next three seasons, "looks like a se

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MLB Cards Ballpark Update

MLB Cardinals President Mark Lamping "is breathing easier about the team''s quest for a new downtown" ballpark, but he is "hardly ready to relax," according to Carey & Moore of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISP

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Mavs Merge Hispanic Campaigns

In an effort to reach more Hispanic fans, the Mavericks unified their three-year-old Hispanic campaign "under a single marketing slogan — A Toda Velocidad, which translates into At Top Speed," ac

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Serena Inks Toothpaste Deal

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