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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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WARRIORS DROP TIX: NOT THAT THERE'S ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT

The Warriors announced yesterday that they are lowering ticket prices for the ''98-99 season. Tickets will start at $9 per game, and 40% of the tickets will be priced at $22 or less. The price of prem

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YOUTH MAY NOT BE SERVED: IS NBA CONSIDERING AGE LIMIT?

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05/14/98
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05/14/98
HEAT EXTINGUISH ALBERT RUMOR; COULD HE BE HEADED FOR TNT?

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Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Miami Heat, NBA, Media, TBS/TNT

05/14/98
WHILE SOME GROUPS PRAISE NIKE'S LABOR GAINS, OTHER WANT MORE

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Tags: NBC, Nike

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Tags: ATP, San Francisco Giants, People and Pop Culture

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Tags: Callaway Golf, Acushnet, Time Warner, USGA, Washington Nationals

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