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Panini Signs QB Marcus Mariota To Autograph Trading-Card Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15

Panini has signed NFL Draft prospect and Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota  to an autograph trading-card deal. Under the agreement, Mariota will appear on Panini packaging including its first collegiate licensed trading cards, "Contenders ...

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Twins named JIM DENN as VP/Sales and PATRICK KLINGER as Dir of Marketing (SportsTicker, 4/12)...."NBA on NBC" analyst ISIAH THOMAS has been elected as a Governor on the Chicago Stock Exchange (USA

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04/13/99
FACILITY NOTES

The Mets clubhouse was flooded during yesterday''s home opener, the result of "a broken water pump." The flood "wrecked the Mets'' $200,000 clubhouse renovation," including the new wall-to-wall carpet

Tags: Facilities, New York Mets, PepsiCo, Philadelphia Phillies

04/13/99
MSG RETAINS HAKINS MEETINGS & INCENTIVES

MSG retained Hakins Meetings & Incentives for the seventh consecutive year to assist with air travel, ground transportation, hotel, meals, parties, recreation and on-site coordination for The Garden''

Tags: Cablevision, Classified Advertisements, Madison Square Garden, New York Mets, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

04/13/99
AROUND THE HORN: CW SAYS "NO" TO UNI ADS; ALL-STAR DEALS

NEWSWEEK''s "Conventional Wisdom Watch" gives "baseball" an arrow up: "Good to be back out at the ball game. But please, no ads on the sleeves" (NEWSWEEK, 4/19 issue). USA TODAY''s Hal Bodley: "If MLB

Tags: Madison Square Garden, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

04/13/99
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE IN NEW YORK CITY

Well-established company has immediate opening for Account Executive. Position responsible for account management; working with company sponsors on marketing programs. Two years marketing experience,

Tags: Classified Advertisements, NASCAR

04/13/99
A SCHOTT IN THE DARK: PRINCIPALS DISAGREE ON REDS DEAL

Reds CEO Marge Schott met with the team''s limited partners for "nearly" 4 1/2 hours yesterday about selling her shares of the team, but "no agreement was reached," according to Erardi & Hobson of the

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises

04/13/99
EARLY MLB RATINGS STRONG IN GOTHAM; HORN ON SOUTHWEST

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Tags: Boston Red Sox, CBS, Detroit Tigers, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Texas Rangers, UPN, Viacom, YankeeNets

04/13/99
IS THERE A RIFT BETWEEN SLOC/USOC OVER OPUS' FUND RAISING?

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04/13/99
BULLS' LACK OF STAR APPEAL LEADS TO LOSS OF $10M IN REVENUE

The retirement of Michael Jordan and the loss of Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman could "cost other NBA teams nearly" $10M in lost revenue, according to Mark Brown of the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES. In less th

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Franchises, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

04/13/99
OLYMPIC NOTE

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