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"I would hope it causes the athletic directors at schools like Texas and Oklahoma to get a little excited as well and realize that they could do something truly special. To me, Bristol just gave proof positive that the concept is legitimate, has legs, and is something that more colleges should consi...

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Morning Buzz, April 16, 2002

  The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Tuesday, April 16, 2002 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz • MLB To Resume Labor Talks Today • Sources Say Texans Lasso David Carr To Seven-

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Bills' Supermarket Company Deal

The Bills reached a multi-year deal with Tops Friendly Markets, as Tops will become the official supermarket of the Bills, replacing Wegmans. The deal gives Tops exclusivity in the supermarket categor

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Football, Franchises, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders

Ellesse Billboard Causes Stir

An ad under the "For Play" campaign for Italy-based sportswear company Ellesse, featuring 19-year-old Danish model Anine Bing in a "passionate clinch on a rain-soaked tennis court" with Spaniard Pablo

AAC Reaps Little $$ For Tenants

The Stars and Mavericks will finish their first seasons at American Airlines Center (AAC) "with different bottom-line results," according to Richard Alm of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS. Stars Owner Tom Hic

Tags: Basketball, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Hockey, NHL

Wachovia To Title New PGA Stop

The PGA Tour will announce plans within the next month to add Charlotte to its tournament schedule beginning in ''03, "with Wachovia Corp. signing on as title sponsor," according to Erik Spanberg of t

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Buick Changes Woods Marketing

Buick wants to bring Tiger Woods "down to the grass-roots level this year, designating him the first-ever" honorary chair of the Buick Scramble, the world''s largest amateur golf tournament, according

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Executive Transactions

AL AVILA was named Tigers VP & Assistant GM. Lawrence Honig Avila was previously a Special Assistant to Pirates GM DAVE LITTLEFIELD (PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, 4/16). ...Volume Services America elected

Tags: Baseball, Churchill Downs Inc., Colleges, Detroit Tigers, Horse Racing, Pittsburgh Pirates, PricewaterhouseCoopers, People and Pop Culture

MLB's TV/Radio Demos

Scarborough Sports Marketing surveys respondents about their viewing/listening habits of different sports leagues over the previous 12 months. The following breaks down the demos for respondents who h

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Sports Lawyers Conference

May 30-June 1, 2002. Annual Conference, Sports Lawyer''s Association, Arizona Biltmore Resort. For info, contact SLA National Office (703-437-4377, ext. 4071 or 4085) or print a brochure from www.spor

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League Notes

NHL: Total attendance over the 1,230-game NHL regular-season was 20,614,613, an increase of 1.2% from the previous high of 20,373,379 set last season. The per-game average of 16,760 exceeded the prior

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