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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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06/18/99
GIVE MARIO CREDIT: LEMIEUX GETS SUPPORT FROM PENS' CREDITORS

Mario Lemieux''s plan to save the Penguins "received a boost" yesterday with an endorsement from the team''s unsecured creditors, according to Ann Belser of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. The creditors,

Tags: Franchises, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Penguins

06/18/99
IS MODELL RAVEN GOODBYE TO DEBT? OWNER OWES $185M TO FLEET

Ravens Owner Art Modell owes Boston-based Fleet Bank about $185M from his loan in ''96 to finance the relocation of team from Cleveland to Baltimore, according to Thomas Heath of the WASHINGTON POST,

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Franchises, Kansas City Chiefs, Wilson Sporting Goods

06/18/99
SPONS-O-METER: MLS BOASTS SOLID ROSTER OF CORPORATE SUPPORT

THE DAILY continues "Spons-o-Meter," a comprehensive list of official corporate marketing partners of various leagues and governing bodies. Today: The MLS. Official sponsors receive field and team uni

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ATT, MasterCard, MLS, Nike, PepsiCo, Reebok, Washington Nationals, Yahoo

06/18/99
THE SIXERS ANSWER TO TICKET PRICES JUST GOT 10% HIGHER

The 76ers announced that all ticket prices will be raised 10% for next season, but the team will still rank 18th in the NBA in average ticket price, according to Stephen Smith of the PHILADELPHIA INQU

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers

06/18/99
AT THE NBA FINALS, IS SPREE LOOKING TO CATCH SOMEONE'S EYE?

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Tags: And 1, Cablevision, New York Knicks

06/18/99
RAINBOW SPORTS TO DISCUSS "SPORTS IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM"

Rainbow Sports, a division of Jesse Jackson''s Rainbow/PUSH Wall Street Project, is holding a conference, "Sports in the New Millennium," June 30-July 1, 1999 in Washington, DC. The conference include

Tags: Classified Advertisements, NCAA

06/18/99
IOC TO VOTE TOMORROW ON SIX CITIES COMPETING FOR 2006 GAMES

The first IOC Games selection since the Salt Lake City corruption scandal will take place tomorrow to select one of six European cities "vying to stage" the 2006 Winter Games, according to USA TODAY''

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06/18/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

MLB: MLB Photos has signed a three-year deal that gives Allsport exclusive rights to distribute MLB Photos internationally, marking the first time the rights have been given to a single licensee (MLB)

Tags: CBS, MLB, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers, Viacom

06/18/99
ONLINE DRIVE: EXPOS SITE A HIT, BUT NOT WITH ADVERTISERS

Today''s "Online Drive" profiles the Expos'' Web site, at www.montrealexpos.com. The site is powered by Vincenzo Communication Design, which has worked with the team for two years. The team pays Vince

Tags: IBM, Labatt Brewing, MLB, Media

06/17/99
STARTING SLOW: NBA FINALS GAME ONE EARNS 11.7/20 OVERNIGHT

NBC earned a 11.7/20 Nielsen overnight rating for last night''s Knicks-Spurs NBA Finals Game One, down 38% from last year''s 18.8/31 Game One overnight rating, which was the highest rated NBA Finals G

Tags: Cablevision, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, Nielsen, Pennzoil, San Antonio Spurs, Media

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