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Travelers Championship Has Elite Field Featuring McIlroy, Spieth, Day

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 22 / 17

The PGA Tour Travelers Championship got underway today at TPC River Highlands in Connecticut, where Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will compete "for the first time." Jason Day "returns for the first time in three years, giving the tournament three players ranked in the top half-dozen in the wo...

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The USOC BOD voted overwhelmingly on radical restructuring measures this weekend, reducing the number of directors from 123 to 11. The move is seen partly as an effort by the USOC to reform itself bef

ALCS Puts Up Strong Numbers

Fox earned a 17.1/28 final Nielsen rating for last Thursday's Red Sox-Yankees ALCS Game Seven. The game, which averaged 18.6 million HHs, earned a 52.9/73 in Boston and a 34.4/49 in N.Y. It was the fo

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Morning Buzz, October 20, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Monday, October 20, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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Magic Eyeing NASCAR Deal

Magic Johnson and Atlanta-based Grupo Mundo "are expected to announce [this] week that they're purchasing" the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team owned by GA-based business exec Billy Ballew, accordin

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Sharks: Payroll, Gate Down

The Sharks on Saturday drew their lowest crowd since '93, as only 14,807 attended their game against the Capitals at the 17,496-seat HP Pavilion, according to David Pollak of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Franchises, hp, Hockey, San Jose Sharks, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

Media Notes

NBA: iN Demand will "transmit the high-definition and standard-definition signals of NBA TV to cable carriers of [NBA TV] as part of a multiyear expansive partnership between the two parties" (MULTICH

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Garber Discusses MLS' Future

MLS Commissioner Don Garber was featured in a Q&A with Paul Gutierrez of the L.A. TIMES and said of the league's expansion efforts, "We need to be a 20-team league and we need to get there bit by bit

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Executive Transactions

EXECS: In this week's SportsBusiness Journal, Terry Lefton reports that the NBA promoted VP/Interactive Services BRENDA SPOONEMORE to Senior VP/Interactive Services, while "over in sponsorship sales,

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NASCAR Driver Talks Sponsors

Winston Cup driver Jimmy Spencer said that NASCAR has "tied the hands of car owners by placing too many arbitrary restrictions" on team sponsorship, "infringing on a car owner's ability to run what NA

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ATT, FedEx, Motorsports, NASCAR, PGA Tour, Turner Sports, UPS

League Notes

NHL: In Ottawa, Bruce Garrioch cited sources as saying that some NHL teams "would support a $40[M] cap with a dollar-for-dollar [luxury tax] plan for the big spenders" like the Rangers, Stars, Avalanc

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