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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 03 / 15

SPORTSONEARTH.com on the '15 MLB season: "There are people in this game who think the fuzzy feelings Spring Training often engenders have more than the usual amount of credibility. ...  It's pretty darn difficult to predict what's going to happen in 2015 ." CSNBAYAREA.com goes with the ...

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Public Forum On Chargers Stadium Tonight

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer 's stadium task force tonight will host a public forum, and "thousands of devoted Chargers fans plan to swarm" Qualcomm Stadium. Some fans "plan to be among the 400 people allowed into Club Lounge 5 where the forum will be held," while others will attend a pre-forum ...

Nike's Converse Launches "Made By You" Campaign

Nike's Converse brand today announced the global launch of its "Made By You" campaign, which includes activations from the streets and stores to online and in social media, including launch exhibitions in N.Y., London, Beijing and Mexico City. The effort will allow consumers to participate at a ...

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MSG's Dolan Planning Purchase Of N.Y. Daily News

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V Foundation, ACC Debut "V Throw Challenge"

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Boston 2024, Local Universities To Discuss Venues

Conversations about facility availability between Boston 2024 and local colleges "soon will begin in earnest," according to John Powers of the BOSTON GLOBE. What UMass-Boston, Harvard, Boston Univ., Boston College, MIT, Northeastern, Tufts and UMass-Lowell "will need to know is how early and for how ...

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Sloan Conference Standouts Include Kraft, Manfred

Patriots President Jonathan Kraft, speaking over the weekend at MIT’s Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, explained that after early evaluations on ways to "keep fans engaged in the social media age, his team decided to go on the offensive," according to Brendan McGuirk of the BOSTON HERALD. He ...

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Great American Ball Park To Get New Signage

In Cincinnati, Dan Horn reported Great American Ball Park "is getting new signs before its big All-Star season," and the "most noticeable tweak is flipping the current blue letters on a white background to white letters on a blue background." The project "won't cost taxpayers," as Gre ...

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Franchise Notes

In Minneapolis, Paul Walsh reported T'Wolves F Kevin Garnett has bought 1,000 tickets for tonight's home game against the Clippers "as a way to say thanks to fans for their warm welcome upon his return to the team last week." Beginning at 9:00am CT today, the "first 500 fans to claim the tickets on ...

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Media Notes

The SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS noted the A's have "worked out an agreement" with KGMZ-FM to "have their games broadcast on that radio station" through at least '18. KGMZ has been the A's flagship since '11, and the new deal includes "all 162 regular-season games." Ken Korach "will continue as the team's ...

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Powerade's "Just A Kid" Ad Features Rose

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