ESPN's Jed Drake Talks World Cup Prep Miami (Ohio)Trustees OK $13M Facility Sporting Park Enjoys Banner Year SEC Network Launch Campaign Previewed Cobb County Getting Road Improvements More Big Free-Agent Deals In MLB Sources: Fox Keeps UEFA Champions League Sports World Pays Tribute To Mandela Classified Advertisements Financial Boon In Store For Arizona State?
ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
A ban on smoking in McNichols Sports Arena takes effect this Sunday. Smokers will now be forced to two areas outside the arena (ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS,9/10)....In L.A., city officials are reportedly unit
MIKE DITKA and partners will open Iron Mike''s, a new restaurant in Chicago. Plans included a December opening and Ditka and partners hope this is the first of a mult-unit operation with Iron Mike''s
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"If I don''t trust someone, I''m definitely not going to open up and talk to them." -- Indians OF Albert Belle, on his distrust of people, including the media ("Real Sports," HBO, 9/10).
Penguins Owner Howard Baldwin "predicted" that he would reach a "comprehensive plan" with the city and county commissioners on all Civic Arena-related issues, including whether a new downtown facility
ESPN''s Peter Gammons, on the A''s cutting ticket and parking prices to lure fans back to the Oakland Coliseum: "League officials said that when the Coliseum forced the A''s to open their season in La
Pro Player unveiled a new logo and a name change of the Dolphins and Marlins home to Pro Player Stadium. In explaining the change from Pro Player Park, Pro Player President Doug Kelly said, "In the cr
After "pulling out of its decade-long" sponsorship with the NFL, GTE has signed a four-year deal to become the official telecom sponsor of the NCAA, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. GTE will ai
Preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing for the U.S. Open semi-finals Saturday on CBS. Since these are preliminary overnights, numbers may differ from reports in other media outlet
As part of the NFL Experience, the league is holding the NFL Champion Throwbacks Training Camp in five markets: Green Bay (September 28); Miami (September 28); Chicago (October 19); San Francisco (Nov
For the second year in a row, Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf won singles titles at the U.S. Open with Wilson racquets, according to George Lazarus of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Wilson, however, is still "mull
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