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06/13/03
ESPN Sports Poll: U.S. Open

The ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, asked sports fans aged 12+ how interested they were in last year's U.S. Open golf tournament. Those who were interested were asked to name the compa

Tags: American Express, ESPN Sports Poll, Acushnet, General Motors, Golf, Nike, PGA Tour

06/13/03
PCL Redbirds Courting Hispanics

The MEMPHIS BUSINESS JOURNAL’s Michael Paul reports that the Triple-A PCL Memphis Redbirds will “team up with local startup Superesterio LLC to broadcast” two Sunday home games in Spanish, July 6 against the New Orleans Zephyrs and August 24 against the Oklahoma Redhawks, in an effort ...

Tags: Baseball

06/13/03
Facility Notes

The LA state House "effectively killed legislation seeking to repeal" the state's ban on ticket scalping. The move came after weeks of "futile attempts" by Rep. William Daniel to "overcome opposition

Tags: Baseball, Facilities, Football, Horse Racing, MLB, NFL

06/13/03
Final Weekend Nielsen Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events. (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR LPGA Tour: McDonald's Champ.-3rd 6/7 CBS 3:00-6:00pm 0.9/2 MLB: (regional) 6/7 Fox 1:15-4:

Tags: ABC, Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Basketball, CBS, Chicago Cubs, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, Horse Racing, LPGA, McDonalds, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, Nashville Predators, NBA, NBC, NCAA, New Jersey Devils, New York Mets, New York Yankees, PGA Tour, San Antonio Spurs, Seattle Storm, Media, Turner Sports, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/13/03
Fins TV Deal Smells Fishy?

The Dolphins relationship with WTVJ-NBC, which produces "Fins TV," a weekly year-round magazine show around the team, is examined by Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. WTVJ also pays to air Dolphins c

Tags: Football, Miami Dolphins, NBC, Media

06/13/03
League Notes

In Ft. Worth, Jeff Wilson wrote SMI shareholder Russell Vaughn has joined Francis Ferko in his legal battle against NASCAR, in which Ferko is seeking a second Winston Cup date for Texas Motor Speedway

Tags: Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Golf, Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, Nationwide Insurance, PGA Tour, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

06/12/03
Nike, Tiger At The U.S. Open

The golf club business and player endorsements are examined by Bill Pennington of the N.Y. TIMES, who writes that "players seeking a technological edge flirt with companies seeking publicity and an in

Tags: Acushnet, Golf, Nike

06/12/03
NBA's Operation Authentic

In "order to thwart the spread of counterfeiting, the NBA will launch `Operation Authentic,' a behind-the-scenes year-round investigative team made up of law enforcement, private investigators and mys

Tags: Basketball, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Nike, Reebok

06/12/03
Charlotte Bobcats Introduced

In a downtown unveiling ceremony yesterday, Charlotte NBA expansion franchise Owner Bob Johnson, NBA Commissioner David Stern and Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory officially announced that the team will be

Tags: Basketball, Carolina Panthers, CBS, ESPN, Football, Franchises, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, New Orleans Pelicans, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/12/03
MLB Franchise Notes

EXPOS: ESPN.com's Jim Caple: "Because no one is overwhelming baseball with an offer to buy the team, the Expos are hearing rumors that they could play all of next season on the road." Expos SS Orlando

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB

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