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The L.A. TIMES notes legalized sports gambling " would open new revenue streams by way of sponsorship and advertising deals with the gaming industry ." It "might also help build a more loyal customer base." The N.Y. TIMES goes with the header, " Nerves Fray Over New French Open Stadium Plans ." C...
The $180M Pepsi Center opens on Friday, and in Denver, Peter Chronis called the facility "magnificent." Chronis: "It''s definitely upscale, and will be a jewel in the crown of the Central Platte Valle
Wayne Gretzky "is off to a fast start at what he hopes will be a career as lucrative and rewarding" as his one in hockey, according to Michael Grange of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, who calls Gretzky "pr
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino yesterday "rejected" an estimated $500M renovation plan for Fenway Park and "urged lawmakers to back" the $545M new ballpark project proposed by the Red Sox, according to Me
Novartis Consumer Health has inked a "wide-ranging three-year deal" with the AAU around its Lamisil AT athlete''s foot cream brand, according to David Goetzl of AD AGE. Lamisil, which is "positioned"
The NFL and Fox are "adding value to advertisers on the" kid-targeted "Under the Helmet" show on Saturdays, according to BRANDWEEK, which reports that adidas will air a spot featuring Jets WR Keyshawn
Lowe''s Motor Speedway (LMS) President Humpy Wheeler "denied" an AP report yesterday that SMI has decided not to "bring the IRL back" to Charlotte, according to Foon Rhee of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Wh
Nortel Networks is launching an estimated $30M campaign featuring an "eclectic list of celebrities," including U.S. Gold Medalist Michael Johnson and Stars C Joe Nieuwendyk, according to Todd Wasserma
THE DAILY LOSES A STAR: The Heat named ROB WILSON as Assistant Dir of Sports Media Relations and MICHAEL PRESTON as Sports Media Relations Assistant. Wilson was previously Manager of Communications fo
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In N.Y., Bill Pennington writes that "all signs" point "toward the approval of a tray-system grass field" at Giants Stadium for the 2000 football and soccer seasons (N.Y. TIMES, 9/29). The "initial in
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