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Prosecutors and attorneys for Bernie Ecclestone are "in talks about a possible deal to end" the F1 CEO's bribery trial in Germany. His defense team today called for "proceedings to be closed, citing a lack of evidence that Ecclestone was criminally responsible and asserting that the proc...
Last night''s Hawks-Mavericks game featured the debut of Mavericks C Wang Zhizhi, the first NBA player born in China, according to Jodie Valade of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS, who notes Wang scored six po
Chinese basketball player Wang Zhizhi was introduced yesterday by the Mavericks, making him the "first Chinese player in NBA history," according to ESPN''s Suzy Kolber, who reported, "Interesting timi
Last night''s "The Last Word" on FSN with host Jim Rome included Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder, Turner Sports Team President Stan Kasten and MLB Giants Managing General Partner Peter Magowan. Magowan s
While others "lie low" in the face of criticism, Nike has "launched a counteroffensive" in the "running war between anti-globalization protesters" and the company, according to Tony Emerson of NEWSWEE
Nike released a "scathing report about itself" concerning conditions at its contracted factories in Indonesia, according to CNNfn''s Kitty Pilgrim. Global Alliance President Rick Little, on a study re
The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) has formed the Detroit Metro Sports Commission (DMSC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the DMCVB that will act as its sports marketing arm (DMCVB).
In the most comprehensive study to date on the subject, THE DAILY found that more than 422 million spectators attended sporting events in the U.S. and Canada during the ''99 sports calendar year. The
The Rockets "kicked off" a program yesterday that will "award grants to inner-city groups for small projects to improve neighborhoods," according to Armando Villafranca of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. The g
Nike is "making its own business more inclusive of women, not only as buyers, but also as employees," according to Andy Dworkin of the Portland OREGONIAN, who wrote that Nike has spent "years on diver
The "trickle-down effect" of advertising and sponsorships from the collegiate level onto the high school athletic field was examined by Jeff Lockridge of the Nashville TENNESSEAN. While the National F