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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...
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
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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
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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
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
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
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).
The Red Sox will increase their average ticket price by 15% for the ''99 season, citing the need to "keep pace with the competition for the best talent," according to Gregg Krupa of the BOSTON GLOBE.
The Nets are seeking a new lease with Continental Arena to begin in 2000, and NJ Sports & Exposition Authority (NJSEA) spokesperson John Samerjan said "it was likely that terms of the lease would chan
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