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NFL Shifting Super Bowl Media Day To Monday Primetime

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15

The NFL today formally announced that it is shifting Super Bowl Media Day from its traditional Tuesday morning start time to Monday night, with the first Super Bowl Opening Night Fueled by Gatorade to be held Feb. 1 at SAP Center in San Jose ahead of Super Bowl 50. The event will begin at 5:00pm PT....

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, Reebok, Walt Disney

08/22/00
NEWARK REPORT HAS YANKS/CABLEVISION RSN DEAL VERY CLOSE

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Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, NHL, Media, Viacom, YankeeNets

08/22/00
AFTER WSJ PROFILE, IRWIN JACOBS FISHING FORAY LANDS ON CNN

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Tags: Coca-Cola, ESPN, Wal Mart, Walt Disney

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, ATT, Burger King, M&M/Mars, NBC, Nike, Pennzoil, Russell Athletic, TNN, UPN

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TEAMWORKS DIGITAL ANNOUNCES 2000-2001 ANIMATION DEMO

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08/22/00
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