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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 01 / 15

A construction worker this morning was "being treated for a severe head injury" after metal scaffolding fell on him at the site of the Falcons' new stadium ( AJC.com, 7/1 ). Universal Sports Network today announced a multiyear distribution deal with Suddenlink. As of today, the net will be ava...

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OVERNIGHT RATINGS FROM THIS WEEKEND'S SPORTING EVENTS

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Tags: ABC, CBS, Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, PGA Tour, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney

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CART SUFFERS A TRAGIC LOSS IN SEASON-ENDING RACE IN CA

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Tags: ABC, Champ Car World Series, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Walt Disney

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NAMES IN THE NEWS

N.Y.''s WFAN and Philadelphia''s WYSP both mistakenly reported Sunday that WALTER PAYTON had died. Both stations "issued retractions hours later" (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 11/1). WFAN Program Dir Mark Chern

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL, People and Pop Culture, SportsLine.com

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IOC REFORM PANEL STILL UNSURE ON BID VISITS FOR MEMBERS

At a meeting Saturday in Lausanne, Switzerland, the IOC''s reform panel "failed to resolve the crucial issue of whether members should be banned from visiting bid cities," according to the AP''s Steph

Tags: IOC, NBC, Olympics, Wilson Sporting Goods

11/01/99
SCHILLER, A HEADLIGHT ON A NORTHBOUND TRAIN, HEADED TO N.Y.

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Tags: Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers, Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, YankeeNets

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KETEYIAN AGAIN A THORN IN NBA'S SIDE WITH OP-ED ON DRUGS

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Tags: CBS, HBO, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Time Warner, Viacom

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Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, NBC, News Corp./Fox

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MILSTEIN SAYS DESPITE REPORTS, ISLES NOT ON SALES BLOCK

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Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Islanders

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Miller Inks Starzz Agreement

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