U.S. Fans Abound For WWC Final LeBron Praised For Role In Apatow's "Trainwreck" MLS Eyeing St. Paul For Expansion Club Angels Bad PR Continues With Dipoto Exit NBA Free Agency Begins With Money Flying Expectations High For NASCAR On NBC NBC Lands New Advertisers For Race Coverage Going Off The Grid Steelers Exploring '23 Super Bowl Bid GT To Benefit Financially From Ireland Game
Published September 15, 2013
Russian state-controlled gas company Gazprom has "signed a deal to sponsor FIFA" from '15-18, the year Russia hosts the World Cup. Terms of the deal were not disclosed (AP, 9/15).
Sources said that MSG Network's TV simulcast contract with WFAN-AM's "Boomer & Cartoon" show "expired Friday and no agreement was reached on a new deal." Thus, "don't expect to see" the show tomorrow morning (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 9/15).
Pro Football HOFer Bill Parcells today "will be honored" during a halftime ceremony at Broncos-Giants in which he will be presented with his HOF ring (Newark STAR-LEDGER, 9/11).
Lightning Owner Jeff Vinik yesterday spoke "to a crowd of 4,516 at Fan Fest at the Tampa Bay Times Forum" (TAMPA BAY TIMES, 9/15).
The USTA ran a full-page ad in today's N.Y. Times thanking players, fans and media for their participation in this year's U.S. Open (THE DAILY).