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The K.C. STAR's Vahe Gregorian profiles CFP Exec Dir Bill Hancock , "one of the most popular and appealing people in the sports industrial complex." He has a "folksy, humble, kind and gentle demeanor." Hancock lost his son in a plane crash in '01, and "for all he has achieved, maybe nothing is mo...

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08/06/01
Hindery New CEO Of RSN?

Former AT&T Broadband President Leo Hindery Jr. is "within weeks of signing a deal to head up ''Newco,'' — the would-be pay TV home" for YankeeNets, according to sources of Farrell & Umstead of M

Tags: ATT, Media

08/06/01
Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Weetabix Women''s British Open – 3rd 8/4 ABC 2:30-4:00pm 1.1/3 World Track & Field

Tags: ABC, Baseball, Basketball, Cablevision, CBS, Golf, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, New York Liberty, PGA Tour, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/06/01
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ESPN SportsCenter Sunday, August 5, 2001 11:00pm - 12:00am ET Anchors: Steve Levy, Rich Eisen.    Start Time Total Subject Highlights Comment 11:01:30 0:07:56 MLB Mariners-Indians Highlights

08/06/01
Track Championships Open

Edmonton "took the centre of the global stage" Friday night with a "spectacular opening ceremony" for the IAAF''s World Championships in Athletics, according to Paul Cowan of the EDMONTON SUN, who not

Tags: ABC, CBC, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

08/06/01
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“Save Fenway, my ass.” — Red Sox P Pedro Martinez, after watching a ceiling tile fall in the Fenway Park locker room during a rainstorm Friday (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/4).

08/06/01
Closing Bell, August 6, 2001

The Daily Insider Afternoon News & Headlines Monday, August 6, 2001 4:00pm ET • Tracking Fox – NFL Coaches To Appear On Radio Shows • Competition Or Culture? EXPN Magazine To Feature

Tags: Closing Bell

08/06/01
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On The Offensive Report has Steve Young and Brent Jones, backed by high-tech capital, eyeing NFL team. Slowly But Surely NBC earns 5.7/13 overnight Nielsen rating for Brickyard 400; critics say net sl

08/06/01
Ford Benefits With Brickyard

The INDIANAPOLIS STAR’s Dana Knight reported on Ford’s marketing at the Brickyard 400, which included the free Ford Fan Appreciation Day. Ford has hosted the free festival “every yea

Tags: Motorsports

08/06/01
Earthquakes Optimistic On MLS

Last weekend''s MLS All-Star Game at Spartan Stadium in San Jose "turned out to be a major hit, and Silicon Valley Sports and Entertainment (SVSE), which took over management of the [Earthquakes] this

Tags: Franchises, Houston Dynamo, MLS, Soccer

08/06/01
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MLB Team Sales On Hold? Two reports over the weekend offer further evidence that MLB is at a standstill until it reaches a new CBA with its players. The WASHINGTON POST reports that Commissioner Bud S

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