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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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ARE AUTOGRAPH AND COLLECTIBLE SHOWS WORTH IT FOR ATHLETES?

The Red Wings are "hot attractions" for card shows and store openings, with fans paying "as much as" $60 to get their autographs, according to Cynthia Lambert of the DETROIT NEWS, who examined athlete

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09/01/98
STREET & SMITH'S SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL SPECIAL REPORT

SPORTS ON THE INTERNET: Sports Sites on the Internet are generating millions of hits every day. The special report in the November 2 issue will explore questions about the role of the Internet in spor

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09/01/98
KAUFFMAN NOW REPORTEDLY OUT AS INVESTOR IN ROYALS GROUP

Julia Irene Kauffman, daughter of late Royals Owner Ewing Kauffman, has not invested in Miles Prentice''s group bidding to buy the Royals, according to Jeffrey Flanagan of the K.C. STAR. According to

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

09/01/98
IT'S A SPREE COUNTRY: SPREWELL REFILES NBA/WARRIORS SUIT

Latrell Sprewell yesterday announced "a new series of allegations and charges against the NBA and the Warriors and refiled an ''amended'' version of a lawsuit that was dismissed a month ago by a feder

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Law and Politics, NBA

09/01/98
BERKE SUGAR: SI COMMUNICATIONS DIR NAMED VP/COMMUNICATIONS

SI named ART BERKE to the new position of VP/ Communications. Berke, who has been SI''s Dir of Communications since ''88, will oversee the magazine''s TV initiatives outside of CNN/SI. He will continu

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09/01/98
DAWN OF A NEW DAY FOR WNBA; ABL LOSES STALEY, KEEPS RIZZOTTI

Dawn Staley, a "cornerstone of the struggling ABL, and chief drawing card of the attendance-anemic" Rage, announced yesterday that she was leaving her hometown to join the WNBA, according to Mel Green

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09/01/98
SLOW BACK-TO-SCHOOL SNEAKER SALES HAS VENATOR CUTTING PRICES

The "slow back-to-school sales reveal a widening schism between the athletic shoe companies and two important constituencies: the retailers who sell their products and the youths who are their target

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09/01/98
FUBU YOU LOVE? COMPANY SIGNS MERCHANDISING DEAL WITH NBA

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09/01/98
THE RUN FOR 61: SEPT. 1 HAS MCGWIRE/SOSA STAYING SAFE AT 55

Cubs RF Sammy Sosa hit his 55th HR last night against the Reds, tying Cardinals 1B Mark McGwire, who went 0-3 against the Marlins. Last night''s Reds-Cubs game at Wrigley Field drew 36,700 fans, which

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Pirates

09/01/98
WARRIORS' JAMISON NETS HIGHEST ROOKIE ENDORSEMENT DEAL

Warriors F Antawn Jamison has agreed to a five-year, $2.5M endorsement deal with adidas, which, on a per-year basis, "would be the most lucrative shoe deal given to a rookie this year," according to J

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