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Mets Expected To Enter '17 Season With Highest Payroll In Team History

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Mets GM Sandy Alderson yesterday addressed the team's '17 payroll, which at $152M "would be the biggest in franchise history," topping the $149M the team spent in '09. Alderson said, "It’s a credit to ownership that our payroll is...

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01/22/03
Facility Notes

In Chicago, Liam Ford writes that construction workers "cheered as a crane hoisted the last piece of steel onto" the $632M Soldier Field redevelopment, "marking a full year in the 20-month overhaul."

Tags: Basketball, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bears, Continental Airlines, Facilities, Football, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, NFL, NJSEA

01/22/03
Executive Transactions

In Detroit, Rob Parker reports that KEVIN WARREN, the Lions'' chief legal counsel who "oversaw the team''s day-to-day business operations, has been fired" by President & CEO MATT MILLEN. Warren, 38, w

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01/22/03
Coke Continues 600 Title

Coca-Cola has signed a ten-year contract extension with Lowe''s Motor Speedway to continue as title sponsor of the Coca-Cola 600 through 2013. Financial terms were not disclosed. Coca-Cola began a par

Tags: Coca-Cola, Motorsports, NASCAR, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

01/22/03
Franchise Notes

NBA: In Minneapolis, Chip Scoggins notes the T''Wolves are averaging 15,477 fans, down from 17,846 last season and "could finish with their lowest" attendance since ''95-96. T''Wolves Owner Glen Taylo

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Tigers, Football, Franchises, General Motors, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NFL, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers

01/22/03
Morning Buzz, January 22, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Wednesday, January 22, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz Past Issues Jan 21, 2003 Jan 20, 2003 Jan 17, 2003 Jan 16, 2003 Jan 15, 2003 Jan 14, 2003 • Padr

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01/22/03
Old School Returning At adidas

adidas "is going old school in a new campaign this month in a bid to relaunch a number of its shoe models from as far back as the 1960s," according to Claire Atkinson of ADAGE. The ads, via TBWA/Chiat

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01/22/03
No Headline

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 Women’s Sports Foundation Exec Dir Donna Lopiano writes an Op-Ed in NEWSDAY on the Commission on Opportunity in Athletics’ expected changes to Title IX, stating, “To instit

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01/22/03
Winn-Dixie Feeding The Bucs

FL-based supermarket chain Publix, the Buccaneers'' official supermarket for the past five years, "lost out to rival" Winn-Dixie, as Winn-Dixie has signed a deal to become the team''s official superma

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01/22/03
Media Notes

SERVE IT UP: The AVP and NBC Sports announced terms of the net''s coverage of the tour in ''03. In August, NBC will air six AVP finals for a total of nine hours, up from two broadcasts and four hours

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01/22/03
Names In The News

GREG NORMAN yesterday took delivery of a new 285-foot yacht costing $70M that is the "world''s largest aluminum motor yacht." The yacht has seven auxiliary boats, two hyperbaric chambers and a $1M hom

Tags: ABC, Basketball, CFL, ESPN, Football, Golf, Olympics, People and Pop Culture, USOC, Walt Disney

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