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"We need to continue to focus on competitive play and owe it to our fans and business partners to do that. It's the right time to take action" -- NBA President of League Operations Byron Spruell , on efforts to reform the draft lottery. Spruell cites research that tanking is making many fans "...

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Feds Obtain All MLB Drug Tests

Federal investigators involved in the BALCO case have "obtained documents containing steroid-test results of every" MLB player tested last year, according to Jon Heyman of NEWSDAY. Investigators origi

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Morning Buzz, May 3, 2004

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Monday, May 3, 2004 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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Record Wagering For KY Derby

Saturday's Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs drew 140,054 fans, marking a 6% decline from the 148,530 that attended the '03 race. But Churchill Downs points out that this year's attendance was the lar

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., Events and Attractions, Horse Racing

Fair Labor Approves Reebok

The Fair Labor Association, an anti-sweatshop group, accredited Reebok last week after it verified that the company had "implemented standards protecting workers at its footwear factories around the w

Tags: Converse, Dallas Stars, Nike, Reebok, Sports in Society

Pat Tillman Items Restricted

Wisconsin-based Eastbay, an apparel company owned by Foot Locker, was informed last week that the combination of the No. 40 with the name "Tillman" on NFL Cardinals jerseys was not allowed, according

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, ESPN, Football, NFL, Walt Disney

Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Stanley Cup Playoffs: (regional) 5/1 ABC 3:00-6:00pm 1.9/5 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Cha

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Florida Nixes Marlins' Request

Florida legislators ended this year's session without awarding the Marlins the $30M tax rebate they were seeking to help finance a new ballpark, according to Rabin & Fields of the MIAMI HERALD. Marlin

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They're In The Game EA Sports close to landmark licensing deal with NFLPA. (#1) Cutting The Cord Nokia to deliver highlights to wireless customers under new NBA sponsorship agreement. (#2) Feds Up (#2

Franchise Notes

POUNCING: In Charlotte, Don Hudson reported the Bobcats will have a location inside the Quail Hollow clubhouse for the PGA Tour's Wachovia Championship this week in Charlotte "where they will pitch lu

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NFL Stadium Research Study

In a forthcoming paper in the Journal of Urban Economics, Penn State Univ. professor Edward Coulson and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia economist Gerald Carlino concluded that, "all things being

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