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ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
Panthers and Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga is profiled in Sunday''s Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL on issues surrounding two of his pro teams, the Panthers and Marlins. THE PANTHERS: Huizenga "confidently
Cobra Golf will introduce its King Cobra II irons September 9-11, and will back them with a "moderate" fourth-quarter print and promotion campaign, according to Chuck Stogel of BRANDWEEK. This will be
MLBPA officials "remained in baseball''s version of a waiting room Monday," according to Tom Haudricourt in this morning''s MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, "as owners continued to try to get their act tog
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