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The L.A. REGISTER's Joseph Pimentel writes, " Fueling the high sales of athletic shoes are a number of factors : a consumer shift to lead an active lifestyle, a demand for innovative designs and technology, and attaining the latest exclusive sneakers" ( L.A. REGISTER ). Meanwhile, the N.Y. TIMES' Gr...
The $110M motor speedway under construction in Ft. Worth, TX will be named Texas Motor Speedway, in its second name change in 82 days, according to John Sturbin of the Ft. Worth STAR-TELEGRAM. Develop
ABC''s coverage of "The Skins Game" on Sunday drew a preliminary overnight Nielsen rating of 6.1/12. It gave the event a two-day overnight average of 7.2. That would be a 71% increase over last year''
Cable TV rates for "millions of consumers will jump about 7% in January. TCI, Time Warner and US West''s Continental Cablevision have said that they will increase some rates in January (USA TODAY, 12/
MLBPA officials are in Puerto Rico where the Executive Board of the Players Association is expected to meet today to give final approval on the new CBA agreed to by owners last week, according to Mark
Underwriters of the $297.3M offering in securities in Sydney''s planned Olympic stadium will decide this week how to proceed in the wake of a "disappointing response" from sports fans and investors. T
FORBES magazine annually lists the 40 athletes who earned the most money during the year. SALARY includes compensation, prize money/winnings and earned incentives and bonuses. ENDORSEMENT includes lic
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The off-the-court activities of NBA top-pick and Bucks rookie Ray Allen is profiled by Alan Greenbert in a front- page article in today''s HARTFORD COURANT. Allen has formed a business team that handl
The WALL STREET JOURNAL reports that the Boston Celtics L.P. said it bought 780,000 units, representing about 13% of the partnership, from Paul Dupee Jr. and a partnership affiliated with him. The Cel
NBC is "seriously considering" a bid for USA Network, according to Chuck Ross in AD AGE. An NBC move for the cable network, said to be valued at $3B, could set up a bidding war with CBS after Westingh
WI-based Eastbay, Inc. a direct marketing athletic catalogue company, has signed a deal to be sold to Woolworth Inc. for $146M. The agreement comes just over a year since Eastbay went public (MILWAUKE