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Expansion Draft Helps NHL Awards To Best Audience On Record

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 23 / 17

The NHL Awards, which featured the expansion draft for the Vegas Golden Knights, was the most-watched NHL awards show for both Sportsnet and NBCSN on record, dating back to '99. Sportsnet had an average audience of 1.36 million, while NBCSN had an average audience of 595,000. That represents a 227% ...

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The new NASCAR Busch Series team that Dallas-based homebuilder Michael Holigan is starting next season will make David Starr "the first NASCAR driver on reality TV," according to Terry Blount of the D

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The State Of The PGA Tour

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem delivered his state of the tour address yesterday at Champions Golf Club in Houston, site of this week's PGA Tour Championship. Finchem addressed the following areas

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Play Golf America! Campaign

A national marketing and advertising campaign called "Play Golf America!" will debut next spring and encourage Americans to play golf, according to Godley & Yasuda of GOLFWEEK, who note the campaign w

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Names In The News

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Speedo Inks Michael Phelps

Speedo has extended its endorsement deal with 18-year-old swimmer Michael Phelps through '09. The agreement, which Speedo calls its richest swimwear sponsorship ever, includes a $1M bonus if Phelps wi

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Evidence Blocked In SLOC Trial

Former Salt Lake City Olympic bid Finance Dir Rod Hamson yesterday testified in the trial of former SLOC President Tom Welch and Senior VP Dave Johnson that budgets for the bid "deliberately downplaye

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Thursday, November 6, 2003 What ESPN “College GameDay” analyst Lee Corso does in his free time . One columnist wonders, “Do you really know your sports hero?” ...

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NASCAR Diversity Programs

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CFL Argonauts Get New Owners

CFL Commissioner Tom Wright introduced Tribute Communities CEO Howard Sokolowski and KIK Corp. CEO David Cynamon as the new owners of the Toronto Argonauts. The duo named TSN President Keith Pelley as

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Conference Expansion Examined

The recent changes of schools' athletic conference affiliations is examined by Steve Wieberg of USA TODAY, who notes that a total of 15 schools "have announced or endorsed moves to different conferenc

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