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Dana White Talks Mayweather-McGregor, Trump Declining UFC 205

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 21 / 17

UFC President Dana White appeared on ABC’s "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night where he discussed next month’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. - Conor McGregor bout, calling it the “biggest fight in combat sports history." White said he thought McGregor has chance to beat Mayweather, because &...

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Kobe Bryant Media Monitor

THE DAILY continues "Kobe Monitor," which charts television's treatment of the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case. Some of the issues discussed last night and this morning were Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban

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Wednesday, August 6, 2003 The PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE’s Mark Madden writes, “When you own a sports franchise, your primary product is not a seat to sit in, nor a team to watch, nor a T-shirt to wear, nor a beer to drink, nor a bobblehead doll to take home.  When you own a sports franchise, ...

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HOF Game Rating Up 5.7%

ABC earned a 7.4/13 final Nielsen rating for Monday's Packers-Chiefs preseason HOF game from 8:00pm-10:30pm ET, up 5.7% from last year's 7.0/12 rating for Texans-Giants. It was the highest HOF game ra

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Sports Programming Examined

BROADCASTING & CABLE this week runs a special report on sports programming, and John Higgins writes that with the exception of ESPN/ABC, "other broadcast and cable outlets don't seem very interested"

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Cowboys Pitch Stadium To Mayor

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones and other team execs met with Dallas Mayor Laura Miller for the first time yesterday to formally present "their vision for a new publicly funded stadium," according to Dave M

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Right Guard's Warren Sapp Ad

By Terry Lefton, Editor-at-Large, The Sports Business Daily NFL fans who think Buccaneers DT Warren Sapp stinks now have his performance in a new TV commercial via BBDO, N.Y., for Right Guard to valid

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Executive Transactions

APPAREL: Nike's Jordan Brand named Nike USA Dir of Brand Management JACKIE THOMAS as Dir of Marketing. Thomas will oversee all aspects of brand marketing for Jordan footwear, apparel and accessories,

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See this week’s issue of SportsBusiness Journal as well as www.sportsbusinessjournal.com for these stories and more. THIS WEEK'S HEADLINES ...

FSN Debuting New AVP Series

After officially announcing that NBC and Fox Sports Net have become minority shareholders in the league (see THE DAILY, 8/5), the AVP added that both nets have extended their programming commitments t

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Morning Buzz, August 6, 2003

The Daily Insider Morning News & Headlines Wednesday, August 6, 2003 9:00am ET Print The Morning Buzz ...

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