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Kentucky is top draw during CBS-Turner era

04 / 14 / 14

During the first three years of CBS and Turner’s NCAA tournament partnership, it was clear who held the most influence: CBS had the biggest games and posted the biggest ratings for the event. This year, though, marked the first time TBS carried Elite Eight and Final Four games. While ...

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Sports Business 2001 Timeline

O utside of one day on the calendar, any review of 2001 seems trivial. And placing importance on any event in sports, business or otherwise, seems ludicrous. But here we are, at the turn of the calendar, leaving behind a year m ...

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Colleges, Football, Golf, Hockey, Motorsports, Olympics, Soccer, Tennis, This Week's Issue


BASKETBALL A.C. Green was hired as vice president of basketball operations for the Southern California Surf of the American Basketball Association. Michael Bass was promoted to vice president of strategic and corporate ...

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Careers/People, Churchill Downs Inc., Colleges, Football, Golf, Horse Racing, Host Communications Inc., Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Dodgers, NASCAR, NBA, Olympics, Pittsburgh Pirates, Rawlings Sporting Goods Co.

Dye takes on several media roles

It's too early to say that former head football coach Pat Dye has built a media dynasty equal to his success at Auburn. But the energetic 62-year-old continues to establish himself as a media presence in Alabama on several fronts. His most recent project is publishing a monthly newsletter, ...

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The PGA of America recently selected Dick Hyland , general manager of golf operations of The Desert Mountain Club as its national merchandiser of the year for a private golf club facility. The NCAA Honors Committee named Eunice Kennedy Shriver r ...

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Coast to Coast

ATLANTA   Thrashers offering holiday packs The NHL's Atlanta Thrashers are offering holiday packs to fans at all home games through Jan. 6. The $50 packs include either a Thrashers, Braves or Hawks hat and $50 i ...

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Broadcasting News

CNN/Sports Illustrated (CNN/SI), the University of Hawaii and KFVE Hawaii jointly announced that CNN/SI will televise the 2001 Rainbow Classic Basketball Tournament, airing eight live games taking place Dec. 19-22 at the University of Hawaii.

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Recent Signings

Team: USA Badminton Event: 2002 U.S. Senior Nationals Venue: McDonough Gym, Georgetown University Team: Big 12 Conference Event: 2002 ...

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Loud makes some hoops noise

Loud Records, a Los Angeles record company that represents hip-hop and rap acts including Xzibit, Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep and the late Big Pun, signed a last-minute deal to become title sponsor of the Fab Four, a college basketball doubleheader that debuts later this week. The deal, signe ...

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Nielsen Weekly Sports Ranking

The following figures represent the Top 10 Network Sports Telecasts and Top 10 Cable Sports Telecasts for the week of 11/12/01 to 11/18/01.

Tags: ABC, CBS Broadcasting Inc., Colleges, ESPN, Football, Fox, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBC, NFL

NCAA, Host sue Coors Brewing

The NCAA and its sponsorship sales arm, Host Communications Inc., are suing Coors Brewing Co. because of a Final Four ticket promotion that Coors ran last March. The NCAA wants a judge to stop the beer-maker from doing the same thing this year. The suit, filed Nov. 26 in U.S. District Court ...

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