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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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THE WEST IS THE BEST! COMPANY MAKES OLYMPIC PAYMENT

US West officials "decided Friday to deliver" a $5M sponsorship payment that they delayed while investigations were proceeding into SLOC bribery charges, according to Bruce Finley of the DENVER POST.

Tags: Anheuser Busch, IOC, NBC, Olympics, SLOC, US West/Qwest

01/19/99
FOX SPORTS ADDS NFL EUROPE GAMES TO SUMMER SCHEDULE

During halftime of Sunday''s NFC Championship Game, Fox Sports and the NFL announced a partnership to broadcast NFL Europe League regular-season games beginning this season. The deal, which is in plac

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, NTRA, Media

01/19/99
NFL DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS SEE LITTLE CHANGE IN RATINGS

Nielsen ratings for the NFL Conference Championships were "about even" with last year, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. Fox''s earned a 26.2 Nielsen overnight for the Falcons-Vikings, similar t

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, CBS, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, NBC, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Media, Viacom

01/19/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

LEONARDO DICAPRIO was sporting a Lakers home jersey in a REUTERS photo that showed him on the site of his new film in Southern Thailand (USA TODAY, 1/18)...."VARSITY BLUES," the first motion picture p

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, IMG, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Twins, R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture, St. Louis Blues

01/15/99
BULL MARKET: SOME OF JORDAN'S DEALS EXTEND INTO NEXT CENTURY

Veteran marketers are "astonished" at the way Michael Jordan "managed to stretch his contracts far into the future," as he "will still be making appearances and earning fees on more than half of his e

Tags: General Motors, Minnesota Vikings, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, Nike, Oakley, Sara Lee, Upper Deck, Wheaties, Wilson Sporting Goods, YankeeNets

01/15/99
NOT MILLER TIME FOR NBA; LONG-TIME SPONSOR WON'T RENEW DEAL

WI-based Miller Brewing, an NBA sponsor since ''81, "has decided not to renew" its NBAP sponsorship, according to USA TODAY''s Roscoe Nance. Miller spokesperson Susan Henderson: "Our feeling was it wa

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01/15/99
NEW ECONOMIC TASK FORCE IS SIGNED, SELIG(ED) AND DELIVERED

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig''s formation of a task force to study MLB''s economics "started sounding the war drums for what could lead to a lockout in February 2002," according to Joe Capozzi of the PA

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01/15/99
UPCOMING STRATEGIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE CONFERENCES

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Classified Advertisements, IBM, Marriott, PepsiCo, Reebok

01/15/99
WOMEN'S SPORTS FOUNDATION SEEKS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

The Women''s Sports Foundation seeks a Development Coordinator. Responsibilities include all phases of Membership: fulfillment, related budget, mailing house relationship, promotions; Administration:

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01/15/99
I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S FUTTERER! NEW MARKETING FIRM LAUNCHED

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