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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...
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St. Charles, MO, has been approved by the CBA Board of Directors as a new franchise to start play during the ''99- 2000 season. Approval is contingent upon the group selling 2,500 season tickets by De
Doral-Ryder Open tournament officials "have not capped ticket sales, but they''re considering it," due to the participation of Tiger Woods, according to Randall Mell of the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL
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Filmmaker Michael Moore''s documentary "The Big One," which features a segment on Nike, debuts this April, and Moore claims that Nike Dir of Communications Lee Weinstein "invited him to breakfast and
The WNBA''s ''98 promotional campaign, "Join In," will be formally introduced this Sunday during the Bulls-Knicks game on NBC. The 30-second spot features WNBA players Ruthie Bolton-Holifield, Cynthia
After announcing an expected shortfall in its first quarter earnings, Callaway Golf shares "were clubbed" Monday, falling 3 9/16 to $28.75. In its estimates, Callaway cited El Nino and the "economic t
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