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Texas Seeking Basketball Coach To Spark Interest In Program

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 29 / 15

Univ. of Texas men's AD Steve Patterson  is tasked with making another key hire in the wake of the school's announcement that men's basketball coach Rick Barnes  "will not return after 17 seasons." Barnes, who made $2.55M this past season, "has a buyout" of $1.75M that "would have d...

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11/09/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In MN, Sid Hartman reports that Vikings President Roger Headrick "plans to do some work" for Saints Owner Tom Benson and Oilers Owner Bud Adams (Sid Hartman, Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 11/8). In St. Pa

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Carolina Hurricanes, Cincinnati Reds, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, NFL, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

11/09/98
OVERNIGHTS FROM THE WEEKEND'S SELECT SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists preliminary overnight ratings from the weekend''s select network sporting events. All times are ET. All numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RTG/SHR ''98

Tags: CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, The Back of the Book, Viacom

11/09/98
THE DAILY WANTS YOUR SPORTS INDUSTRIALIST OF 1998

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is now accepting nominations for our ''98 SPORTS INDUSTRIALIST OF THE YEAR award. The annual award honors a person or entity which best embodies our vision of the industry fo

Tags: People and Pop Culture

11/09/98
REPORT HAS CART GROUP MAKING STEP FOR INDY RECONCILIATION

CART''s engine manufacturers "have a plan in place to return to the Indianapolis 500," according to Robin Miller of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. Officials from Honda, Ford, Mercedes and Toyota "reporte

Tags: Champ Car World Series, DaimlerChrysler, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Toyota

11/09/98
AFTER BOFFO YEAR, COCA-COLA READY TO REFUEL WITH NASCAR

During its first year as the official soft drink of NASCAR, Coca-Cola has "driven sales volume, generated brand loyalty and boosted product availability and visibility," according to Mickey Gramig of

Tags: Coca-Cola, NASCAR

11/09/98
N.Y. POST CLAIMS SI HELD BACK PUTTING NBA STAR IN STORY

In Saturday''s "Page Six" of the N.Y. POST, Johnson, MacIntosh & Coyne wrote, "Which NBA superstar was left out of last May''s Sports Illustrated cover story, ''Where''s Daddy?'' about the bumper crop

Tags: NBA, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

11/09/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

The National Ski Areas Association has named S.F.-based Leagas Delaney as lead agency for a $20M account designed to "increase skiing and snowboarding by 12%" by the 2001 winter season (AD AGE, 11/9).

Tags: CBS, New England Revolution, NFL, Viacom, Washington Nationals

11/09/98
RED SOX TICKET BUMP TO BRING IN $6M, IT IS MO THAN ENOUGH?

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Tags: Boston Red Sox, Franchises, News Corp./Fox

11/09/98
NETS EYE WINDOW TO MAKE LEASE CHANGES AT CONTINENTAL ARENA

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Tags: Franchises, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

11/09/98
ST. LOUIS BLUES? RAMS TV RATINGS AT AN ALL-TIME LOW IN CITY

Local TV viewership of the Rams is at "its lowest level since the club moved to" St. Louis in ''95, according to Dan Caesar of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Nielsen figures show that Rams viewership ha

Tags: Nielsen, Media, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Rams

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