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4.5 – Local rating on SportSouth for the Thunder-Hawks game last Friday, marking a tie for the RSN’s best figure on record in the Atlanta market for a Hawks regular-season game. The game tied a Celtics-Hawks game from January '10 ( Fox Sports ).
The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday agreed to refinance $127M in debt associated with construction of Bank One Ballpark, according to Russ Wiles of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. The council "approved a requ
Team USA''s "poor" showing at the World Cup, stems from the U.S. Soccer Federation''s "inability to develop world- class stars," according to John Eisenberg of the Baltimore SUN. Eisenberg: "Where are
A group of NJ businessmen "will probably exercise an option to buy the Nets before a deadline of next Tuesday, with the intention of keeping the team in the state," according to Steve Popper of the N.
N.Y.-based Troy-Bilt, which distributes roto-tillers, tractors, snowthrowers and mowing equipment, has signed a three-year deal to become the title sponsor of Siena College basketball, beginning with
MSG has signed Anheuser-Busch to a three-year sponsorship extension "that stretches across half a dozen New York sports properties, realizing MSG''s vision of the ultimate group sell," according to An
News Corp. named Philip Morris Co. Chair & CEO GEOFFREY BIBLE to its Board of Directors (N.Y. POST, 6/24)....Red Wings Assistant GM DON WADDELL was named GM of the expansion NHL Atlanta Thrashers. Wad
TBS and Time Warner will begin a $40-50M "media blitz" this week for the Goodwill Games, according to Jim Cooper of MEDIAWEEK. Cooper: "But even before the first runner hits the track, Time Warner kno
Athlete''s Foot Group has awarded its estimated $6-$8M account to GA-based Crumbley & Alba (AD AGE, 6/24)....In N.Y., Ruth Bashinsky reports that New Balance''s "old-style" or "retro" sneakers "should
RATINGS: Phillies TV ratings on WPHL-WB "have jumped" 43%, from an average of 3.0 in ''97, to a 4.3 this season. Comcast SportsNet''s Phillies games are averaging a 2.3, up 60% from what PRISM average
Advertising spending in the U.S. will reach a record $200.3B this year, up 6.8% from ''97, according to Robert Coen, Dir of Forecasting at McCann-Erickson, who is cited by USA TODAY''s Michael Diamond