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ESPN To Renew Deal To Televise Pro Football HOF EnshrinementPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 14
ESPN this week is expected to announce that it "has signed a new seven-year deal to televise" the Pro Football HOF's annual induction ceremony through '20, "the league’s 100th anniversary season." ESPN Senior VP/Programming Acquisitions Burke Magnus said that the net is "paying the hall...
NBA Commissioner David Stern and Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik met with the press Saturday night and discussed several issues facing the league. Stern was also interviewed on NBC''s "Meet the Press"
Nike CEO Phil Knight, who "apparently doesn''t like the way he''s portrayed" in Michael Moore''s new documentary "The Big One," wants Miramax Films "to muzzle" Moore, according to Johnson, MacIntosh &
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News Corp.''s ownership of the Dodgers "moved a step closer to reality Thursday" when Rupert Murdoch met with MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig to discuss final points of the acquisition and to set up
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Schick will use Spurs rookie Tim Duncan "as its standard-bearer" during All-Star Weekend, and "will open a new front in its battle with Gillette" by introducing a new razor called "The Protector," acc
A&M RECORDS has joined forces with SHAQUILLE O''NEAL and his manager LEONARD ARMATO on a "long-term marketing and distribution agreement." Under terms of the deal, A&M will market, promote and distrib
Pennzoil has become a presenting sponsor of the ''98 ESPY Awards, which will air live on ESPN from Radio City Music Hall on Monday, February 9. This is the first of a three-year partnership between ES
Around 50 advertisers have paid up to $500,000 per 30- second prime-time spot during CBS'' coverage of the Olympics, according to Denise Gellene of the L.A. TIMES. Ogilvy & Mather released a survey th