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Dustin Johnson Serving Suspension After Positive Cocaine Test

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 01 / 14

Golfer  Dustin Johnson  is "serving a six-month suspension from the PGA Tour after testing positive for cocaine," according to a source. Johnson on Thursday announced that he was taking a leave of absence. Under the Tour's policies, it is not required to announce any disciplinary actions f...

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

MLB''S ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH: MLBP has retained GBSM Public Relations and Sander/GBSM Marketing to provide local PR for the ''98 Pinnacle All-Star FanFest, to be held July 3- 7 at the CO Convention Cent

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Acushnet, MLB, NCAA, Nike, Oakley

03/20/98
CBC/TSN ACQUIRE CANADIAN OLYMPIC RIGHTS IN JOINT BID

CBC "joined forces" with TSN yesterday to sign a "record" US$160M deal for Canadian broadcast rights to the next five Olympic Games, according to Longley & Buffery of the TORONTO SUN. The deal was "a

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Media

03/20/98
FACILITY NOTES

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Tags: AHL, Comcast-Spectacor, Denver Broncos, Facilities, NCAA, PepsiCo, Philadelphia Flyers

03/20/98
TX-BASED LENIHAN GROUP FORMS SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY

The Lenihan Group has formed a new sports and entertainment marketing agency called Branding Partners. The TX-based agency will help clients increase brand awareness by developing integrated marketing

Tags: Continental Airlines

03/20/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: ABC, CBS, Champ Car World Series, MLS, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/20/98
ESPN TO AIR PRESIDENT CLINTON'S TOWN MEETING ON RACE/SPORTS

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Tags: ESPN, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

03/20/98
SHARK INC.: THE BUSINESS OF GREG NORMAN FEATURED IN ESQUIRE

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Tags: Acushnet, General Motors, Reebok, People and Pop Culture

03/20/98
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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Mariners

03/20/98
MY EYES HAVE SEEN THE LEAVING OF THE GLORY FROM ATLANTA

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/20/98
THE MARQUEE GROUP SEES STARS & STRATEGIES AS NATURAL LINK

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