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Speed Reads....Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14
Former Pittsburgh Tribune-Review columnist Dejan Kovacevic will launch his own website at DKonPittsburghsports.com ( BIZJOURNALS.com, 7/21 ). The Ashwaubenon, Wis., Village Board yesterday "unanimously approved" renaming a street Mike McCarthy Way in honor of the Packers coach within the ne...
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In San Diego, Fritz Quindt reported that the Chargers have signed a one-year deal with KFMB-FM making it their flagship radio station, "officially ending an 11-year run on" XTRA-AM. Although terms we
Flyers C Eric Lindros signed a contract extension Wednesday, "further setting $8.5 million and shorter-term contracts as benchmarks for elite NHL players," according to USA TODAY''s Mike Brehm. Lindro
Management Plus'' Leonard Armato, agent for Shaquille O''Neal, described a published report that Reebok might be dropping O''Neal as, "funny, considering he''s one of the most well-known icons in the
In St. Paul, Charley Walters writes the "latest word" is the NFL "will try to assist" Vikings President Roger Headrick "in acquiring financing" to become the team''s 30% managing partner (PIONEER PRES
DEALS: Raptors F Walt Williams has signed a one-year shoe deal with Fila Canada. Williams, who will wear the Board Breaker sneaker, is Fila Canada''s first NBA endorser. He was wearing Nike (THE DAILY
For Hollywood''s international distributors and exhibition partners, World Cup ''98 "means box office disaster as fans stay home to watch the games" on TV, according to Christopher Pickard of VARIETY.
NBC has reached a new multi-year deal to continue its coverage of the French Open tennis championships. The new contract takes effect this May, when NBC will carry 17 hours of coverage over two weeken
GOLF DIGEST lists its 36 Most Powerful People in Golf for ''98 in its January issue. GOLF DIGEST''s Jerry Tarde writes "these 36 fellas get their phone calls returned, and they have no trouble procuri
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