Auburn Coaches, AD Give Students Donuts Patriots Honor '01 Championship Team Jets' Johnson Could Be Ambassador To U.K. Selig, Schuerholz Elected To HOF U.S. Soccer Addressing Future Of Lower Tiers MLB Winter Meetings Start Today MLB, UA To Unveil Uniform Deal Asics Named Official Partner Of IAAF NHLPA Rejects Offer To Let Players Go To Olympics
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The NFL "as expected" flexed the Dec. 18 Buccaneers-Cowboys game to primetime on NBC's "SNF." The Cowboys "will become the first team in history to play four consecutive night games" ( STAR-TELEGRAM.com, 12/4 ). The NFL and NFLPA appointed veteran arbitrator Shyam Das as a third arb...
Mike Ozanian Defends Forbes'' Numbers MLB Commissioner Bud Selig yesterday criticized Forbes Magazine''s report that stated MLB teams had an operating profit of $75M in ''01 "a marked differenc
Chicago Tribune NBA writer SAM SMITH will be inducted into the Ball State Univ. Journalism HOF this weekend (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 4/2)....DALE EARNHARDT''s widow and DEI President TERESA EARNHARDT has bee
TENNIS: In Dallas, Chip Brown writes, "It''s clear ATP officials are hoping [James] Blake, 22, can maintain his current trajectory up the rankings because they feel he is a compelling ambassador for t
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Scarborough Sports Marketing surveys respondents about their interest in different sports leagues. The following chart details the demographic breakdown among somewhat/very avid MLB fans. For example,
SENIOR PGA TOUR: PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, on the Senior PGA Tour''s new fan-friendly initiatives this season: "The early indications are that the changes have been received very positively."
Which Side Will Crack First In Media Heavyweight Bout? The public pressure on YES and Cablevision to reach a carriage agreement escalates. While media reports in the N.Y. market focus on furious fans
FAN SUPPORT NEEDED: In Atlanta, Michael Carvell wrote the "buzz over the Hawks is at its lowest point since" ''73-77, when they averaged 32 victories a season and drew an average of 5,854 fans. Attend
The majority of the Sacramento City Council last night "expressed interest" in a $300M downtown sports and entertainment arena, according to the SACRAMENTO BEE, which reports that the Council''s "comm
Bob Costas, "once a candidate to work NBA telecasts for ABC and ESPN beginning next season, has signed a new multiyear deal with HBO, which would preclude him from working for another cable network,"
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 1:00am ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Giants-Dodgers, followed by Padres-D''Backs. The first non-MLB report was Lakers-Wizards. See THE DAILY INSIDER