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Shaq Discusses New Statue At Staples Center On "Jimmy Kimmel Live"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 24 / 17

TNT’s Shaquille O’Neal appeared on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night, with host Jimmy Kimmel telling the audience during his monologue, “We have a big and tall show for you tonight." Kimmel noted the last ...

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04/16/03
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Wednesday, April 16, 2003 The HOUSTON CHRONICLE’s John Lopez writes, “Baseball continues to focus so much on the faces that do come to ballgames – the old reliables – that it mostly ignores those that

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04/16/03
F1 Team Inks Pact w/ NiQuitin

The BMW WilliamsF1 Team has inked a sponsorship agreement with GlaxoSmithKline''s nicotine replacement therapy brand, NiQuitin CQ, and the London GUARDIAN reports that the deal "is a first for [F1] an

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04/16/03
MCI Signs $22M Event Deal

MCI Returns As Title Sponsor In Hilton Head MCI has signed a four-year, $22M deal to become title sponsor of the PGA Tour''s The Heritage, which will now be called The MCI Heritage, according to E.J.

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04/16/03
Facility Notes

A-League Rochester Rhinos co-Owner Frank DuRoss noted that construction of a new $25M, 13,000-seat soccer venue in Rochester "will begin in earnest in mid-August, with some preliminary work to begin s

Tags: Baseball, CFL, Facilities, Football, Green Bay Packers, Soccer

04/16/03
League Notes

Astros Among Teams Hitting Ballpark Attendance Lows MLB: In Houston, Richard Justice notes MLB attendance is down 4% from the same point last year, and is the "continuation of a downward spiral that b

Tags: ATP, Baltimore Orioles, Baseball, Basketball, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Football, Houston Astros, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees, NFL, Portland Trail Blazers, Vulcan Ventures

04/16/03
HI Bowl Increases Payout

The HONOLULU ADVERTISER’s Ferd Lewis reports that the ConAgra Foods Hawaii Bowl “turned a profit in its debut and will be paying [the WAC and C-USA] $118,000 more than originally projected,” bringing

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04/16/03
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Birdies & Bogeys Kemper ends longest-running PGA Tour title sponsorship; MCI confirmed for The Heritage. On Their Marks? With Raiders'' $1.2B fraud lawsuit underway in Sacramento, team argues in separ

04/16/03
Closing Bell, April 16, 2003

The Daily Insider Afternoon News & Headlines Wednesday, April 16, 2003 4:00pm ET Print The Closing Bell Past Issues Apr 15, 2003 Apr 14, 2003 Apr 11, 2003 Apr 10, 2003 Apr 9, 2003 • NBA Says Goodbye T

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04/16/03
Sea Dogs Imitating Fenway

The HARTFORD COURANT’s Paul Doyle reports that the Double-A Eastern League Portland Sea Dogs have re-modeled Hadlock Field after their parent club’s home, Fenway Park.  The left field wall is 37 feet

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04/16/03
Johnson Stands Firm On Policy

Augusta National Chair Hootie Johnson "made a statement in a private meeting that would appear to pretty much put the campaign [NCWO Chair] Martha Burk espouses to rest," according to Furman Bisher of

Tags: Golf, PGA Tour, Sears, Sports in Society, USGA

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