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Rogers Announces On-Air Talent For NHL Coverage In '14-15

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 14

Rogers today announced new broadcast talent for coverage of the '14-15 NHL season. Rogers will employ a total of 39 on-air personalities for its telecasts of more than 500 regular-season games across nine networks. Glenn Healy , Kelly Hrudey , Mike Johnson and Darren Pang will serve as game an...

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THE COMPANY WITH KALEIDOSCOPE EYES ON SPORTS RESEARCH

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Tags: Interpublic Group of Cos., News Corp./Fox

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MEDIA NOTES

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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Tags: Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Utah Jazz

05/19/98
ASTROS INTEGRATE MARKETING STRATEGY WITH ISI

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Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Denver Broncos, Facilities, Houston Astros, Indiana Pacers, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Walt Disney

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LEAGUE NOTES

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Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, NPSL, Toyota

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MARLINS-DODGERS BLOCKBUSTER HAS INDUSTRY ABUZZ AND AGHAST

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, St. Louis Blues, Walt Disney

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Tags: Nike, Washington Nationals

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MLB FRANCHISE NEWS & NOTES

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, YankeeNets

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, Seattle Storm, Showtime

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