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ABC drew a 4.3 overnight rating for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon, which saw Juan Pablo Montoya capture his second win at the Brickyard. That figure is up from a 4.0 overnight for last year's dramatic finish, which saw Ryan Hunter-Reay hold off Helio Castroneves and Marco Andretti&nb...
NCAA COVERAGE: In Atlanta, Prentis Rogers writes that CBS officials "would not speculate on what impact, if any, the U.S. military action in Kosovo" would have on their NCAA tournament coverage (ATL.
Gatorade VP/Sports Marketing BILL SCHMIDT has resigned after 15-years with the company. Schmidt was instrumental in completing Gatorade''s league-wide deal extensions with both the NFL (through 2004)
A federal judge yesterday ordered the Penguins "to keep their pledge to play at the Civic Arena through 2007 and barred any discussions with out-of-town interests about moving the team," according to
The NBPA "has filed an official complaint and is planning legal action" against the Suns and the NBA regarding an incident in which the Suns mascot "ridiculed the obesity" of Kings C Oliver Miller, ac
At midnight Monday, the Lipton Championships tennis tournament "morphs ... into the Ericsson Open, ending one of sports'' most successful naming rights deals," according to Alan Snel of the Ft. Lauder
MA-based Osram Sylvania, a lighting company with "little experience in sports marketing," formally announced a three-year deal with a three-year option to become the title sponsor of the Sylvania Alam
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FEELING THE SQUEEZE: The WALL STREET JOURNAL''s Sam Walker writes on the size of new arena seats and says that "many sports patrons are being stuffed into chairs that are about as wide as a computer k
The 7th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Sports Commissions, April 14-17 in CO Springs, is the meeting to attend for any organization involved in the sports event industry. Attendees will
One day after Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard''s government announced it "was ready to pay the interest on a" C$100M loan to build a new Expos ballpark, team President Claude Brochu called it "a step i