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The Daily's Hot Reads For Tuesday: Judge And Jury

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 14

The BOSTON GLOBE’s Gary Washburn writes of Vikings RB Adrian Peterson using a switch to punish his children : “Is Peterson a child abuser? That’s uncertain, but what is certain is the philosophical divide that causes some to judge too quickly, especially when they haven’t ...

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NBA GAME FOUR EARNS A 20.2/33, WITH RATINGS RECORD IN SIGHT

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06/10/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

RICK TELANDER names his All-NBA writer basketball team this morning. His first team: MIKE WISE, N.Y. Times; JERRY BEMBRY, Baltimore Sun; ART THIEL, Seattle Post- Intelligencer; CHRIS BROUSSARD, Akron

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GENERAL MOTORS BECOMES PRESENTING SPONSOR OF "SPORTSCENTURY"

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, General Motors, Walt Disney

06/10/98
IS THE FIRST TEE PROGRAM READY TO TEE IT UP?

The progress of The First Tee (TFT) golf initiative introduced in November aimed at opening golf to inner-city youths, "has been sparse," according to GOLF WORLD. But TFT Exec Dir Tod Leiweke says, "P

Tags: Events and Attractions, LPGA, PGA Tour, Philadelphia Eagles

06/10/98
FACILITY NOTES

Harris County-Houston Sports Authority voted yesterday to "negotiate" with the Port of Houston Authority to acquire land it wants to convert into a park across from the Astros'' new downtown ballpark

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros, New York Giants, New York Jets

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

APPOINTMENTS AT THE NTRA: The NTRA announced its new management team and senior staff: GREG AVIOLI, former General Counsel of ISES, was named Senior VP/Business Affairs. RICK BAEDEKER, most recently V

Tags: CBS, Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Wild, NTRA, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Washington Redskins, Wilson Sporting Goods

06/10/98
WORLD CUP NOTES

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Nielsen, Nike, Walt Disney

06/10/98
CHAMPION JOINS IN: SET TO ROLL WITH NEW WNBA TV SPOT

Champion will debut a 30-second TV spot showcasing its WNBA apparel line during the league''s first nationally televised game of the season on Lifetime tomorrow night. The spot, which continues Champi

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06/10/98
"THE (FOOTBALL) PLAYER"? WHITE PLANS A DENVER FILM STUDIO

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06/10/98
EVENT NOTES

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