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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 30 / 17

TNT's Charles Barkley and Jack Links Beef Jerky mascot Sasquatch are playing a game of H-O-R-S-E, but the net's Kevin Garnett has other plans.

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Throwback Thursday....

Seven years ago this week, the NCAA named Univ. of Washington President Mark Emmert as the fifth President in organization history, filling the void left when the late NCAA President Myles Brand passed away the previous fall. Oregon State Univ. President Ed Ray , Chair of the NCAA Exec C ...

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Tonight's Events....

The Ohio State Sports & Society Initiative will include a panel discussion on athlete activism featuring U.S. Gold Medal-winning runner Tommie Smith , Eagles S Malcolm Jenkins and former NBAer Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf . The event is free to the public and will be moderated by Former ESPN exec ...

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Speed Reads....

Beef jerky brand Oberto and convenience store chain Circle K will take over sponsorship of Marco Andretti 's No. 27 car in Saturday's Verizon IndyCar Series Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix ( Andretti Autosport ). The USGA today l ...

04/27/17
Manfred Downplays Status Of Marlins Sale

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred today continued to downplay reports this week of Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria reaching an agreement in principle to sell the club to a group led by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former MLBer Derek Jeter , calling the reports “premature.” Appearing in ...

04/27/17
Tweet Pic Of The Day....

UFC is out today for Walk the Walk, our annual day of community service! #UFCGivesBack #WTW17 #WMEIMGFoundation pic.twitter.com/XhzeLEu0cc — UFC (@ufc) April 27, 2017

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SBJ In-Depth: Facilities - Concessions

These are not your father’s sports concessions. Food and beverage companies in sports have stepped up their game, offering a wider variety of sports staples like hot dogs, pizza and nachos while attracting fans with more discerning tastes by offering vegetarian, organic and gourmet offerings f ...

04/27/17
Cord-Cutting, Rights Fees Put ESPN In Bind

ESPN's layoffs yesterday showed that even the "most formidable media kingdom was vulnerable to the transformation upending the sports broadcasting industry as more and more people turn away from cable," according to Drape & Barnes of the N.Y. TIMES. ESPN is "by far the biggest and most powerful ...

Tags: Media, ESPN

04/27/17
SI Films Creates Doc On Mets' Fan Group

SI Films has reached an agreement with MLB Network to show a newly developed documentary on the popular Mets fan group, The 7 Line Army. “Loyal ’Til The Last Out” will debut April 30 at 10:00pm ET on the network, chronicling the rise of the 5-year-old organization, which has quickl ...

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04/27/17
Pat Riley Profiled In ESPN The Magazine

The past several months have been an "emotional time" to be around Heat President PAT RILEY , as this past NBA season challenged him "as much as any in the past 50 years," according to a profile by Wright Thompson of ESPN THE MAGAZINE. Riley recently said that the "scariest thing in the world was ' ...

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04/27/17
Under Armour Posts First Quarterly Loss Since '05

Under Armour yesterday posted its "first quarterly loss since going public" in '05, as North American sales "slumped in a sluggish retail environment," according to Ryan Sharrow of the BALTIMORE BUSINESS JOURNAL. UA posted a Q1 loss of $2.3M, or 2 cents per share, compared with a profit of $19. ...

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