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Canadiens' Geoff Molson, Jets' Mark Chipman Join NHL Exec Committee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 09 / 16

The NHL BOG on Friday elected Canadiens Owner Geoff Molson and Jets Owner Mark Chipman to its 10-member Exec Committee. The two replace late Flyers Owner Ed Snider and Hurricanes Owner Peter Karmanos, Jr. , who was not re-elected. The other eight members include Henry Samueli (Ducks), Murr...

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Rogge Can Cancel Olympics

IOC President Jacques Rogge yesterday was given emergency power by the 15-member IOC Exec Board to cancel the ''02 Games, and in L.A., Alan Abrahamson writes that Rogge "stressed he would not [cancel

Tags: IOC, Olympics, Wheaties

Tight Security Squeezing Crowds

Baseball fans across the country have "stayed away from the ballparks this week" due to "fear and inconvenience," according to Matthew Futterman of the Newark STAR-LEDGER. The Sports Business Group Pr

Tags: Baseball, ESPN, Facilities, Football, New York Mets, NFL, Walt Disney

2Q Top 20 Sports Advertisers

The following lists the Top 20 TV sports advertisers for the second quarter of ''01 as estimated by Nielsen Media Research - Adviews. Also provided is each advertiser''s spending in second quarter of

Tags: American Express, Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, General Motors, IBM, McDonalds, Microsoft, Nike, Nissan, Toyota, Visa, Washington Nationals

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Watching What They Say Networks prepare to soften their tone and coverage of this weekend''s games. They''ll Even Throw In... National Auto Dealers say switching New Orleans dates unlikely, but will N

Laimbeer New Pistons Analyst

Former Pistons C Bill Laimbeer was named as the team''s color TV analyst for all games on WKBD-UPN this season. Laimbeer will join announcer George Blaha (Pistons). In Detroit, Steve Crowe writes that

Tags: Basketball, Detroit Pistons, NBC, Brooklyn Nets, Media

Names In The News

The Toronto Star reported yesterday that Raptors F VINCE CARTER has switched his IMG agent from MERLE SCOTT to MARK STEINBERG, but an IMG source told THE DAILY yesterday, "There''s no story here. Vinc

Tags: American Express, Anheuser Busch, Basketball, Cablevision, CBS, ESPN, Football, Golf, IMG, Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBC, NFL, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, Viacom, Walt Disney

Penske Inks Breeders' Cup Deal

Penske Auto Centers has signed a deal with the Breeders'' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships (WTC), the NTRA and Breeders'' Cup Ltd., which gives the company title sponsorship rights to the $1M Bree

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NFL Eyes Super Bowl Sites

Pasadena A “Viable Option” To Host Super Bowl If the NFL is unable to move the Super Bowl in New Orleans from January 27 to February 3 in order to preserve its full 12-team playoff format, t

Tags: Denver Broncos, ESPN, Football, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

Coke Unveils New Ripken Ad

Representing “perseverance and dedication” The Orioles will air the world premiere showing of a new Coca-Cola TV ad featuring 3B Cal Ripken Jr., and his 11-year-old daughter Rachel, on the v

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baseball, Coca-Cola, New York Yankees, Wheaties

Last Legacy Of September 11

Since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., "the way America reacts to every aspect of life has come under internal review, ... including sports," according to Thomas Boswell of the WASHINGT

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, MLB, Nike, Orlando Magic, Sports in Society, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

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