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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 16

Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul , who famously injured his hand in a fireworks accident last year, appears in a new PSA about firework safety unveiled today by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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Fox's MLB Playoff Ratings

Last night''s 8:00pm ET telecast of Game Two of the Yankees-Mariners ALCS earned an 9.0/14 overnight Nielsen rating, up 7% from a 8.4/14 for last year''s comparable NLCS Mets-Cardinals Game Two on Fox

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Fifth Third Bank's Naming Deal

The Single A Midwest League Whitecaps will play their home games at newly renamed Fifth Third Ballpark next year, according to Brian Vanochten of the GRAND RAPIDS PRESS, who noted the ballpark''s prev

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Rockies Name New President

Jerry McMorris     Keli McGregor Although Jerry McMorris will retain his title as Rockies Chair, he "stepped aside" yesterday as team President, according to Mike Klis of the DENVER POS

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Jagr Inks Largest NHL Deal Ever

The Capitals announced yesterday that they signed RW Jaromir Jagr to a five-year contract extension that will pay him $11M in base salary per season, according to Jason La Canfora of the WASHINGTON PO

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Franchise Notes

WHO NEEDS TICKETS? In Atlanta, Carlos Frias reports that more than 13,000 tickets remain for tonight''s NLCS D''Backs-Braves Game Three at Turner Field, and "at least that many for" Games Four and Fiv

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Iverson Not Yet Big Endorser

While "many observers figured it would be a matter of time before [76ers G Allen Iverson] began piling up endorsements," ESPN MAGAZINE''s Peter Keating notes Iverson has "one promotion deal besides Re

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NHL Corporate Partners

THE DAILY continues "Spons-o-Meter," a comprehensive list of official corporate marketing partners of various leagues and governing bodies. Today: The NHL. Sponsorship benefits may include: category e

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The following are the top sports Internet properties accessed from home, as ranked by Nielsen//NetRatings by unique audience for the week ending October 14, 2001. "Unique audience" = the number of peo

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Kevin Wulff Former Nike exec Kevin Wulff will soon be named President & CEO of the Sanex WTA Tour, according to senior sources within the tennis industry. While sources indicate that Wulff has yet to

Renegades Continue Red Ink

The RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH’s Jerry Lindquist reported Richmond Sports Partners, owner of the ECHL Renegades, who lost $650,000 last year, have "embarked on a new management plan designed to sop

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