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The NFL's week that was -- Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy and Roger Goodell -- dominated Sunday talk shows, on the news and sports sides.
The Justice Department "sued to block Primestar Inc.''s acquisition of a crucial satellite slot" owned by MCI Communications and News Corp., in a deal valued at $1.1B. The cable companies "vowed to fi
Nike Chair Phil Knight was interviewed this morning on the "Today" show by NBC''s Matt Lauer, who said Knight made "a major announcement" Tuesday on labor conditions in Asia. Knight, asked if the init
Oakley Chair Jim Jannard said the company''s new sneaker, introduced yesterday, will turn a profit "because of Oakley''s blend of proprietary technology and materials." Oakley says it will restrict sa
Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance CEO Robert Fiondella will present plans before the Hartford City Council today for a $1B development program along Hartford''s riverfront, which will include a conve
The NBPA had an "advisory meeting with about 20 agents on Friday to discuss what the league had placed on the table so far" in negotiations for a new CBA, according to Frank Hughes on ESPN SportsZone.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman told jurors yesterday in Columbus, OH, that prospective NHL expansion team owner Lamar Hunt was not interested in pursuing a team for the area if voters did not pass a sa
A recent study by Jupiter Communications found that "more than 50% of respondents visited a sports Web site as a direct result of the mention of a URL during a sports broadcast," according to Beth Sny
Warner Books "is preparing to publish a damning indictment of the NFL," according to Neal Travis of the N.Y. POST. Travis reports that Warner Books "officially has an embargo on any publicity for thei
Tara Lipinski has signed an endorsement deal with Triarc Beverage for its forthcoming Snapple Refreshers line of youth-oriented drinks (Snapple). Triarc CEO Michael Weinstein said Lipinski "was a no-b
MLB and AudioNet announced an exclusive agreement under which AudioNet will deliver live game audio through MLB''s Web site, majorleaguebaseball.com, for the regular season, as well as the postseason