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Olympic Names & Faces

LATE SHOW: CBS plans to feature several U.S. Olympians on “Late Show” over the next week. Gymnastics Gold Medalist Paul Hamm is scheduled to appear on the show Wednesday night, while swimming Gold Med

Tags: CBS, NBC, Olympics, Viacom

Tennis Channel To Market Movie

The Tennis Channel “has partnered with Universal Pictures to market the film ‘Wimbledon’ with an on-air sweepstakes and a co-branded advertising campaign,” according to the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The net

Tags: Tennis Channel

Executive Transactions

THE MARK OF EXCELLENCE: Staff Writer MARK SIMPSON is leaving THE DAILY after three years to become Big South Conference Dir of PR, effective next Monday. Simpson will oversee all areas of the conferen

Tags: Football, Golf, Hockey, Motorsports, New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture

Nike Relocating N.Y. HQ

NIKE is moving its N.Y. HQs to 111 Eighth Avenue at West 15th Street, according to Christine Haughney of CRAIN’S N.Y. BUSINESS. Nike has signed a ten-year lease for 92,000 square feet of space, moving

Tags: Nike, People and Pop Culture

Spons-o-Meter: USA Volleyball

THE DAILY continues its presentation of Olympic “Spons-o-Meters,” today featuring the official sponsors of USA Volleyball. Deal time frame indicates the year each company began its affiliation, along

Tags: ATT, Bank of America, General Motors, Nike, Olympics

Developer Suing PA Leaders

Developer C.J. Betters has filed a lawsuit against Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and leaders of the state legislature “charging that provisions in the state’s new gambling law were written specifically

Tags: Churchill Downs Inc., Facilities, Horse Racing

ATHOC Hits Olympic Ticket Goal

Athens organizers sold 58,000 tickets yesterday, reaching their goal of 3.4 million tickets sold with five days remaining until the Closing Ceremony, according to the AP. Most of the tickets sold have

Tags: Olympics

Names In The News

Former Hornets President SPENCER STOLPEN, “accused of scheming to defraud banks to pay off debts, was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison.” Stolpen was accused of “forging a $110,000 check drawn o

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Horse Racing, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Dodgers, NASCAR, New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture, LA Rams

Ambush Marketing At The Games

While some Athens Games attendees have reported “having non-sponsor soft drink bottles seized at venue gates, ... enforcement of [ambush marketing] rules is uneven, at best,” according to Mitch Potter

Tags: IOC, Nike, Olympics, Reebok

Brady Hits Gap's Ad Campaign

Patriots QB Tom Brady is featured in Gap’s new “How Do You Wear It?” ad campaign, according to gossip columnists Fee & Raposa of the BOSTON HERALD. Brady joins musician Lenny Kravitz and actors Jada P

Tags: Football, New England Patriots, Sports Illustrated

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