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Canadiens' Geoff Molson, Jets' Mark Chipman Join NHL Exec Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The NHL BOG on Friday elected Canadiens Owner Geoff Molson and Jets Owner Mark Chipman to its 10-member Exec Committee. The two replace late Flyers Owner Ed Snider and Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. , who was not re-elected. The other eight members include Henry Samueli (Ducks), Murr...

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Coke, IBM Masters Sponsorship

While Coca-Cola was a first-time advertiser of The Masters this year, the beverage "isn''t listed at concession stands" at Augusta National, according to Michelle Hiskey of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, w

Tags: CBS, Coca-Cola, Golf, IBM, Viacom

CBS' Masters Ratings

CBS earned a 10.8/23 preliminary overnight Nielsen rating for its coverage of the final round of The Masters yesterday from 2:30-7:00pm ET, down 14% from a 12.6 last year. For Saturday''s third round,

Tags: CBS, Golf, Media, Viacom

NHL Team News & Notes

CANUCKS: The CP''s Jim Morris reported the Canucks ''02 playoff appearance "is expected to reduce" the club''s losses to around C$3M this season, and "an extended run in the post-season could mean the

Tags: Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Hockey, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, New York Islanders, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals

Media Notes

THE WRITE STUFF: BUSINESSWEEK''s Mark Hyman writes that SI''s Rick Reilly "stands a good chance of becoming the first sports scribe ever to crash the seven-figure club. If he does, he can thank the in

Tags: Baseball, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Football, Formula One, Golf, JPMorgan Chase, MLB, New York Jets, Philadelphia 76ers, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

Overnight Nielsen Ratings

The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from weekend sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR World Short Track Speed Skating 4/13 ABC 5:00-6:00pm 1.1/2 Golf: The Masters - 3rd Rd.

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Names In The News

Penguins C ROBERT LANG has "fired" agent PAUL KRAUS and is "seeking new representation" (POST-GAZETTE, 4/15)....In Indianapolis, Booher & Kightlinger noted that Colts Owner JIM IRSAY has a "paved heli

Tags: Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Football, Hockey, Indianapolis Colts, NBA, NFL, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture

YES-Cablevision Update

The YES Network has "quietly built" a $120M "war chest funded by Lehman Brothers and GE Capital that could tide the broadcaster over during its fierce fight with Cablevision," according to Daniel Kapl

Tags: Baseball, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, Media

WNBA To Change City Policy?

The WNBA has required that franchises play in cities that have existing NBA franchises, but WNBA President Val Ackerman Friday hinted that the existing model may be changed, according to Jeff Jacobs o

Tags: Basketball, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, WNBA

Facility Notes

RAISING ARIZONA: In Phoenix, Pat Flannery reported the Tourism & Sports Authority "has spent nearly" $31M since its inception 15 months ago, "with more than two-thirds of that spent in its drive to bu

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Baseball, Facilities, Football, Hockey, Minnesota Wild, Motorsports, NHL, Oakland Athletics, Arizona Coyotes

CBS To Ask Affils For NCAA Aid

CBS will "probably ask its local stations to help pay" for its $6B deal to televise the men''s NCAA basketball tournament, the first time since ''98 that the affils "would be asked to finance" sports

Tags: CBS, Colleges, NCAA, Media, Viacom

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