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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

The 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is currently underway, offering an opportunity for your voice and opinion to be heard. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * What is your biggest gripe with a...

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WHOA, BERTHA: USGA WILL WALK SOFTLY ON THE BIG STICKS

The USGA "eased fears" yesterday by announcing that "virtually all" clubs now in use or on the market should conform to a proposed new testing procedure that will measure the "spring-like" effect in c

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06/18/98
SPORTSLINE'S BRAND EXTENSION INCLUDES TV, FILM COMPONENT

SportsLine USA "would appear to be in the catbird seat" as World Cup action attracts "as many as" 10 million hits a day to its Web site and its stock price is "holding its own after sinking sharply la

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DP FOX SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT SEEKING SALES PROFESSIONALS

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06/18/98
FIFA FACES THREATS OF VIOLENCE DURING U.S.-IRAN MATCH

FIFA President Sepp Blatter said that Iranian exile groups have threatened to disrupt the Iran-U.S. match on Sunday in Lyon, according to USA TODAY''s Fred Coleman. Blatter refused to "comment on poss

Tags: ABC, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

06/18/98
HURRICANES NAME THEIR PRICE: INPUT ON ARENA'S TITLE RIGHTS

The Hurricanes want "some control over the naming rights" in return for paying a $20M cost overrun "that threatens timely completion" of the Raleigh downtown arena, according to Steve Politi of the Ra

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06/18/98
LYNX GOLF SAYS THAT IT MAY SEEK BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION

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MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBA, NBC, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

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Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Capitals

06/18/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Vikings, NBC, New York Yankees, Philadelphia 76ers, YankeeNets

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