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Silver Wants ASG In N.C., Warns States Of Legislation Similar To HB2

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  reiterated that he "wants to try" having the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, but he warned that legislation similar to North Carolina's HB2 law in other jurisdictions "could preclude an NBA city from hosting the event." Silver yesterday in his State of the League ...

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Armstrong Lands Fourth Title

Lance Armstrong yesterday won his fourth consecutive Tour de France for the U.S. Postal Service cycling team, but the WALL STREET JOURNAL''s Maureen Tkacik writes despite the team''s success, USPS cri

Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Golf: Senior British Open - 3rd Rd 7/27 ABC 2:30-4:00pm 0.8/2 PGA Tour - 3rd Rd 7/27 C

Tags: ABC, Baseball, Basketball, CBS, Golf, IndyCar, LPGA, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, New York Liberty, PGA Tour, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

Armstrong Legacy Examined

Armstrong Adds To Legacy With Fourth Win While Lance Armstrong became the winningest American in the Tour de France and moved within one victory of tying the all-time win record for the race, Armstron

Facility Notes

In St. Petersburg, Tamara Lush wrote that the Tampa Sports Authority is "installing 700 concrete posts around the perimeter of Raymond James Stadium to protect the massive building from a vehicular as

Tags: ECHL, Facilities, Football, Hockey, Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

"Hard Knocks" Set To Debut

HBO on Wednesday will debut its second season of "Hard Knocks," a series of 60-minute documentaries on the Cowboys'' training camp, according to Barry Horn of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS, who noted NFL Fi

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Columbus Crew, Dallas Cowboys, Football, HBO, NFL, Media

ESPN Plans Outdoor Block

ESPN this fall will debut "The New American Sportsman" as "the centerpiece of a prime-time block of shows on ESPN2 targeted at anglers, hunters and campers," according to Candus Thomson of the Baltimo

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Media Notes

CUTBACKS: The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Liz Mullen reports that MLB Advanced Media has laid off 12 employees, or about 5% of its workforce. The cuts were made "throughout the company, including in the

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Minor League Baseball Examined

Minor League Fields See Attendance Jumps This summer, "perhaps as many 40 million" people will attend minor league baseball games in North America, which would be "more people than ever before," accor

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Media Monitor

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" (late due to MLB) led with Angels-Mariners, followed by Lance Armstrong winning his fourth consecutive Tour de France (

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AAC Enjoys Inaugural Year

For the Mavericks'', Stars'' and AFL Desperados'' inaugural season at the American Airlines Center (AAC), the AAC "appeared to deliver on its promise as a cash generator that could pay for all-star ro

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