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2 million – Downloads for “EA Sports UFC” during a two-month early launch window in Canada, South Korea, Singapore and Russia. The game was made available today in the U.S. for free on the App Store and Google Play ( EA ).

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DO NCAA, CBS HAVE EYE ON TV MARKETING AND LICENSING RIGHTS?

TV rights discussions between CBS Sports and the NCAA for the Division I men''s basketball tournament, which have been reported to be worth between $3B-4B, "could involve CBS acquiring NCAA marketing

Tags: ABC, CBS, DirecTV, ESPN, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/20/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

adidas-Salomon announced the following changes in conjunction with the formation of TMAG: MARK KING was named President of TMAG; BOB RIEF, formerly Nike Golf GM, was named VP/Global Marketing for soft

Tags: CFL, Coca-Cola, English Premier League, FedEx, Miami Marlins, IMG, News Corp./Fox, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

08/20/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net Detroit) and ESPN''s "SportsCenter," which aired at about 11:22pm due to the Seahawks-49ers preseason game, both led

Tags: ABC, Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, DaimlerChrysler, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Miami Dolphins, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Oakland Athletics, Orlando Magic, Pittsburgh Pirates, RDV Sports, San Antonio Spurs, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

08/20/99
GENERAL MILLS INKS TWO NEW DEALS WITH PAC-10, ROUSH RACING

MN-based General Mills and Pac-10 Properties signed a deal under which the Pop Secret popcorn brand will be the "official microwave popcorn" of the Pac-10 conference, according to a report in AD AGE.

Tags: Wheaties

08/20/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

U.S. Sen ORRIN HATCH (R-UT) raised $300,000 from a $1,000-a-plate presidential fundraiser, which was attended by Jazz F KARL MALONE (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 8/20)....D''Backs LF LUIS GONZALEZ has purchased

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, NFL, Arizona Coyotes, People and Pop Culture, Upper Deck, Utah Jazz

08/20/99
LEAGUE NOTES

Comets G Kim Perrot passed away yesterday at the age of 32 after an "eight-month battle" with cancer. In Houston, W.H. Stickney reports, "A moment of silence will be observed prior to the start of eac

Tags: Chicago Cubs, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, MLS, NASCAR, New York Mets, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/20/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

BRANDI, STILL IN THE NEWS: CNN''s Jeannie Moos profiled Nike''s "Inner Active" sports bra -- which Brandi Chastain revealed during her WWC victory celebration and was officially unveiled at NikeTown N

Tags: American Skiing Co., Cablevision, ESPN, Green Bay Packers, NASCAR, NCAA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nike, NikeTown, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

08/20/99
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: ARMSTRONG GETS ACTIVE WITH WEB SITE

Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has taken an ownership position in ActiveUSA.com, the official Web site of the National Sports Network. ActiveUSA.com, in conjunction with SportingAuction (www.sp

Tags: IBM, NBC, PGA Tour, Media

08/20/99
FIFTH ANNUAL SPORTS MARKETING & SPONSORSHIP FORUM

Fifth Annual Sports Marketing & Sponsorship Forum. register today! Mark your calendar for September 23-24, 1999, Marriott Marquis in NYC. Announcing an exciting new Keynote Speaker, Mike Levy, Preside

Tags: CBS, Classified Advertisements, Coca-Cola, ESPN, IMG, Marriott, MasterCard, NBA, NFL, NHL, Nike, Quokka, SportsLine.com, Viacom, Walt Disney, Yahoo

08/20/99
STREET & SMITH'S PRESENTS TENNIS BREAKFAST MEETING IN N.Y.

Street & Smith''s SportsBusiness Journal will host its annual breakfast meeting on August 30, 1999, at the Parker Meridian Hotel in N.Y.C. The "State of the Business of Professional Tennis" will inclu

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, Classified Advertisements, Fila USA, IMG, USTA, Viacom

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