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Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson is tasked with making another key hire in the wake of the school's announcement that men's basketball coach Rick Barnes "will not return after 17 seasons." Barnes, who made $2.55M this past season, "has a buyout" of $1.75M that "would have d...
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THE DAILY continues "Spons-o-Meter," a comprehensive list of official corporate marketing partners of various leagues and governing bodies. Today: The IRL. Each of the league''s "Promotional Partners"
State Farm Insurance has renewed its title sponsorship of the Bayou Classic, an annual football game between Grambling State Univ. and Southern Univ., for an additional three years, and NBC Sports has
Blazers/Seahawks Owner Paul Allen''s Action Sports Media (ASM) completed the purchase of large screen video display and scoreboard installer and programmer StadiaNet Sports. Following the transaction,
NASCAR has an immediate opening for a Manager of its online merchandising, responsible for developing a cohesive and comprehensive merchandising strategy to be implemented online. Must develop product
The WALL STREET JOURNAL''s Sam Walker, under the header "Building A New Arena? A Winning Team Helps," writes that several sports teams "have prevailed in recent referendums despite strong opposition,"
N.Y.-based Ogden announced that its Entertainment Services group has entered into an agreement to acquire SC- based concessionaire Volume Services of America for $342M. Ogden stated that the purchase
Former ABL COO JIM WEYERMANN was named Dir of Development & Marketing for Experience Music Project, a 140,000 square-foot interactive music museum opening in Seattle in 2000 (EMP)....BRIAN KILMEADE ha
MINOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Portland Family Entertainment (PFE), a partnership headed by former Trail Blazers exec Marshall Glickman, has reached an agreement with Single A Portland Rockies Owner Jack Cain
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U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Bernard Markovitz approved Mario Lemieux''s refinancing plan for the Penguins that will allow him to trade $32.5M in salary and interest for a controlling interest in the team wh