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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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THE MARCH INTO MADNESS BEGINS: CBS GEARS UP FOR TOURNEY

CBS has "cast" Craig Kilborn as the "unofficial mascot" of its NCAA basketball tournament coverage, according to Don Kaplan of the N.Y. POST. Kilborn, the host of CBS''s "Late, Late Show," will "atten

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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03/10/99
NCAA SETTLES SUIT, AGREES TO PAY $54.5M TO ASSISTANT COACHES

The NCAA agreed to pay $54.5M in damages "to settle a class action lawsuit by assistant coaches whose salaries were reduced in violation of federal antitrust laws," according to Athelia Knight of the

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03/10/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

In Salt Lake City, Mike Gorrell notes the following "restructuring" at the SLOC: Licensing Dir ROD HAMSON resigned and VP/Marketing & Licensing MARK LEWIS, who was "hired away" from Atlanta-based Meri

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03/10/99
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: In Houston, John Williams writes that NFL Senior VP/Communications Joe Browne "scoffed" at yesterday''s Hollywood Reporter story that stated the league will award the 32nd franchise to L.A. at ne

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03/10/99
AFTER A CAREER IN SPORTS BIZ, HIT THE NEW GOLF TOUR?

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03/10/99
THE DAILY'S '98 SPORTS INDUSTRIALIST OF THE YEAR AWARD

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

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03/10/99
FOGDOG RECEIVES AN ADDITIONAL $10M IN VENTURE CAPITAL

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STEELERS GET VERTICAL: STADIUM HAS TWIN (SPONSOR?) TOWERS

The south end of the new Steelers stadium "will be marked" by two tall "vertical circulation" towers, "for which private sponsorships may be sought to help pay the construction costs of the stadium,"

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