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Sources indicated that Twitter is "planning to fire" about 8% of its workforce. The company "may eliminate about 300 people, the same percentage it did last year when co-founder Jack Dorsey took over" as CEO, though that number "could change." An announcement on the job cuts "may come before ...

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AFC Championship Game Ads

THE DAILY monitored pre-game, in-game, halftime and post-game ads during Sunday''s Patriots-Steelers AFC Championship on CBS. The feed was from WBTV-CBS in Charlotte. The charts below reflect both nat

Tags: American Express, Anheuser Busch, Burger King, CBS, DirecTV, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Football, General Motors, IBM, MasterCard, New England Patriots, NFL, Nike, Nissan, PepsiCo, PGA Tour, Pittsburgh Steelers, Southwest Airlines, Media, Toyota, Verizon, Viacom, Wendys, Wheaties

Watkins Inching Close To Twins

Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak and St. Paul Mayor Randy Kelly met yesterday with former Birmingham, AL, Mayor Richard Arrington — a representative of business exec Donald Watkins, who wants to buy

Tags: Baseball, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Twins, MLB

SBJ's Sports Venue Safety

Street & Smith''s SportsBusiness Journal presents: Sports Venue Safety & Security, February 20-21, 2002, at the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Downtown, Phoenix, AZ. www.SportsConferences.org. The event feature

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MLS Fire To Play In Naperville

The MLS Fire on Tuesday agreed to play its home games at North Central College''s Cardinal Stadium in Naperville, IL, for the ''02 season, according to the AP, which noted the team is in need of a tem

Tags: AEG, Chicago Fire, Facilities, FC Dallas, Soccer

Olympic Security Force Upped

Though up to 90 more federal security officers "will be dispatched" to the ''02 Games, UT Olympic Public Safety Command Chair Robert Flowers said that there are "no major, last-minute changes" to the

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Super Bowl Viewer Breakdown

Scarborough Sports Marketing asks respondents if they watched the Super Bowl within the last 12 months on broadcast TV. The following data, which reflects a national survey among 200,000 respondents f

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Franchise Notes

CAMPAIGNING FOR BASEBALL: In DC, Eric Fisher writes VA "continues to press MLB officials for a team despite a projected budget deficit of $3.5[B] through 2004, easily the state''s worst fiscal crisis

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Football, Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, MLB, NBA, New Orleans Saints, Orlando Magic, Walt Disney

NBC Eyes $60M Olympic Profit

During a media conference call yesterday, NBC execs said that they expect profits of $60-75M from the ''02 Games, which would be "roughly in line with its profits from past Olympics," according to And

Tags: NBC, Olympics, Sears, Visa

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MLB''s Opening Day Starter League gives all of its media and marketing duties to Interpublic''s McCann-Erickson. From The Pale Hose... After being burned by the "It''s Time" ad effort last year, White

AEG Inks ESPY Awards Deal

The ''02 ESPY Awards will be held July 10 at Kodak Theatre in L.A. as a result of a two-year deal between ESPN and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG). Under the deal, AEG will provide marketing suppor

Tags: AEG, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

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