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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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01/15/10
Leagues, Teams Chip In Haiti Relief Efforts

The NFL "plans to promote relief efforts in Haiti by having messages about the Red Cross's donation line aired during the television broadcasts of this weekend's four playoff games," according to Mark Maske of the WASHINGTON POST. NFL officials indicated that Commissioner Roger Goodell &q ...

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12/28/09
Sports Travel Industry Seeing Growth

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11/23/09
Recession Hurting Las Vegas Sports Books

Las Vegas Sports Books See Revenue Drop About 10% Compared To 2007 The economic downturn is "hurting the Las Vegas sports books, with their revenue down about 10% from 2007," ac ...

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11/11/09
NBA Career Transition Program Launched

  The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) yesterday announced the launch of the Transition Assistance Program, which is aimed at providing comprehensive career transition ...

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11/09/09
Ponturo Announces Plans For Lombardi Play

Ponturo Co-Producing Adaptation Of Lombardi Book Ponturo Management Group (PMG) CEO Tony Ponturo and music producer Fran Kirmser today announced they have teamed to bring th ...

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11/05/09
Ducks Partner With Grocer To Feed Families

  The Ducks have announced a new partnership with grocer Smart & Final that will assist the We Give Thanks Foundation in its effort to feed people in need on Thanksgiving this year. After lear ...

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11/04/09
Dan Gilbert, 49ers Score On Election Day

Ohio voters yesterday approved ballot Issue 3, allowing for the establishment of "four major casinos" in the state, including a "glitzy new one ... just across from Quicken Loans Arena," according to Reginald Fields of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. The casinos in Clevela ...

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10/29/09
MLS Earns B+ In Racial & Gender Report

  Univ. of Central Florida (UCF) Institute for Diversity & Ethics in Sport Dir Richard Lapchick in his '09 MLS Racial & Gender Report Card gave the league a combined "B+" grade, ...

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10/02/09
NFL Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness

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