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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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PRELIMINARY OVERNIGHT RATINGS FROM WEEKEND SPORTS EVENTS

The following lists preliminary overnight Nielsen ratings from select weekend sporting events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Tourney: Rd. 2 (SJU-IND) 13-Mar CBS noon-2:15pm 4.9/13 NCAA

Tags: ABC, CBS, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, Nielsen, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/15/99
NFL TO TACKLE NEW MAGAZINE PROJECT? SOURCES SAY IT'S A GO

The NFL is "exploring the idea of launching a major monthly consumer magazine" and has "reached out" to retired SI Editor & Publisher Mark Mulvoy, according to Keith Kelly of the N.Y. POST. Sources sa

Tags: NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

03/15/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The CLIPPERS received a "ticker-taper" greeting on Friday''s "Tonight Show" in celebration of their first win of the season on Thursday ("Tonight Show," 3/12)....One source, on DENNIS RODMAN''s leave

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, NCAA, NFL, San Diego Padres, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Toyota

03/15/99
FLEET FINANCIAL TO ACQUIRE BANKBOSTON IN $16B DEAL

Fleet Financial Group has agreed to acquire BankBoston Corp. in a "stock-for-stock deal" valued at $16B, according to Lynnley Browning of the BOSTON GLOBE. The new entity, called Fleet Boston Corp. fo

Tags: Finance, Fleet Financial

03/15/99
WEEKEND UPDATE: HAVE BLOWOUTS LED TO A DIP IN NCAA RATINGS?

The AP reported that CBS earned a 4.7/12 Nielsen rating for its Thursday and Friday NCAA tournament coverage, down 2% from last year. Thursday''s four games scored a 4.7/12, down 2% from last year, wh

Tags: CBS, NCAA, Nielsen, Media, Viacom

03/15/99
IOC LEADERSHIP FACES ITS MOMENT OF TRUTH IN SWITZERLAND

IOC members began gathering in Lausanne, Switzerland, yesterday with a sense of both "resignation and defiance about the future of the Olympic movement," according to Jere Longman of the N.Y. TIMES. A

Tags: IOC, Olympics

03/15/99
IS THE TPA ASKING FOR TOO MUCH WHEN THERE'S MORE THAN ENOUGH?

The Tour Player Association (TPA) membership stands at "about" 50, despite "agressive organizing" by the golf group, according to Mark Hyman of BUSINESS WEEK, who writes that "most troubling" for the

Tags: IMG, Leagues and Governing Bodies, PGA Tour

03/15/99
OLYMPIC NOTES

USA TODAY''s Melanie Wells writes that Olympic sponsors "aren''t the only companies watching developments" with the IOC this week, "their rivals are watching, too." Wells interviews category competito

Tags: IOC, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, Olympics, USOC

03/15/99
LICENSE TO SELL: WILL SALES OF JORDAN MERCHANDISE MARCH ON?

Michael Jordan and the NBA are "scrambling to make deals before a March 24 deadline ends production" of Jordan merchandise, according to Josh Gotthelf of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. If "new deals" are

Tags: NBA

03/15/99
ARE SKI SLOPES TOO WHITE? TARGETING DIVERSITY RECOMMENDED

During the SnowSports Industries of America (SIA) ''99 trade show last Thursday in Las Vegas, presenters of the "Minorities: Expanding Your Customer Base" seminar said that Asian-American, African-Ame

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