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ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
Evergreen Events, a sports and entertainment events marketing company, has been formed by Alan Fields and Marc Keller. Fields, former COO at Madison Square Garden and Paramount Communications, will be
During yesterday''s telecast of the San Jose State-Kentucky game, CBS analyst George Raveling "raved and shouted" and "nearly imploded," writes Richard Sandomir. CBS Sports Senior VP Rick Gentile had
The Brewers received a commitment by the Marcus Corp. to guarantee part of a $35-40M loan the team hopes to obtain from NationsBank in order to help finance its new stadium, according to this morning'
Jim Kotchik, new Senior VP & CFO for the Blazers, wants to help bring the NHL to Portland, according to the Portland OREGONIAN. Kotchik, who will oversee the team''s financing, accounting, human resou
S.F. Giants Owner Peter Magowan said other owners are probably "rooting against" his China Basin ballpark proposal, since it would impair efforts to build stadiums with public money. Magowan: "A messa
Comcast, the Philadelphia-based cable company, is negotiating to buy the Flyers, the CoreStates Spectrum, the new CoreStates Center and the 76ers in a pair of deals valued at about $500M. If Comcast,
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Nashville officials have determined that a petition asking for a referendum on the Oilers stadium financing and relocation package is valid, and that a vote will be held in early May, according to the
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf talked to ESPN''s Steve Cyphers about his decision to stand during the national anthem, thus ending his short suspension. Abdul-Rauf: "In no way am I saying that I am compromising w
"Entertainment Tonight" reports that in response to criticism of Shaquille O''Neal''s latest Taco Ball ads, starting Friday the spots will feature only the basketball on fire ("ET," 3/13)....Budweiser