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Let's just say there are a lot of people unhappy that medical info on Matt Kemp got out publicly. All sorts of confidentiality issues there — Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) December 18, 2014 While YES and NYCFC announce partnership deal at presser, YES is showing Yankees Maga...

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02/19/99
MEDIA NOTES

ESPY: ESPN''s "ESPY Awards" received a 2.2 cable rating, doubling the "average college basketball audience" for a Monday night (Rudy Martzke, USA TODAY, 2/19). In Miami, Barry Jackson writes that the

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, General Motors, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

02/19/99
ROD BRYDEN SAYS ECONOMIC CONDITIONS MAY FORCE A TEAM MOVE

Senators Majority Owner Rod Bryden "suggested this could be the Senators'' last season in Ottawa," as the team "may be forced into the arms of U.S. investors" unless the Canadian government helps "red

Tags: Franchises, Ottawa Senators

02/19/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BARRY BAKER was named President & COO of USA Networks. Baker was Sinclair Communications CEO/Designate (USA). Baker''s "chief duties will be to facilitate working relationships" among the net''s "incr

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Rays, USA Networks

02/19/99
ALL'S WELL THAT STARTS USVL! NEW WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE

The professional women''s United States Volleyball League (USVL) will begin its inaugural season in December 2000, with teams to be selected from among 10 Midwest markets. Player compensation will inc

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/19/99
FACILITY NOTES

The Browns will build an additional 35 luxury suites at the new Cleveland Stadium. Lease prices for the original suites are $60,000-$125,000 per season, while the new ones will cost $35,000-$70,000 (B

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

02/19/99
PIRATES CHOOSE AGENCY TO MARKET PNC PARK; HOPE FOR PENGUINS?

The Pirates have named PA-based Burson-Marsteller to market the new PNC Park. Pirates VP/Ballpark Development & Communications Steve Greenberg: "We were looking for an agency that would spark interest

Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates

02/19/99
SERGEI FEELS THE URGE TO DONATE HIS '98-99 SALARY TO CHARITY

Red Wings C SERGEI FEDOROV announced yesterday that he will donate his entire ''98-99 base salary of $2M to endow the establishment of a charitable foundation in his name. The foundation will distribu

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, People and Pop Culture

02/19/99
JAILHOUSE ROCK? CHICAGO ATHLETE'S FOOT FRANCHISEE PROFILED

The business practices of John Park, the owner of nine Athlete''s Foot stores in "some of Chicago''s roughest neighborhoods," are profiled by Dan Morse in a front-page feature in the WALL STREET JOURN

Tags: Converse

02/19/99
SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL LETS YOU THROW OUT THE FIRST PITCH

The SportsBusiness Journal Report on Baseball. March 29. How will MLB follow-up on its most successful season in a decade? A look at MLB, free agency, corporate ownership and how they all shape the ga

Tags: Classified Advertisements, MLB

02/19/99
ADVERTISERS WON'T BE GOING TO THE (SPRE)WELL ANYTIME SOON

The marketability of Knicks F Latrell Sprewell is examined by Matthew Kauffman of the HARTFORD COURANT, who writes that Sprewell may suffer a "big financial hit" from the "cold shoulder he faces from

Tags: Cablevision, New York Knicks

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