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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 25 / 15

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05/25/15
Sports Business Awards judges panel

Independent, outside judges sat on various committees in helping determine the winners of the 2015 Sports Business Awards. Earlier this month, the committees met and deliberated on 13 of the 15 categories. The following are the judges and their respective committees. We want to thank them for their ...

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05/25/15
Sports Business Awards winners

Best in Digital Sports Media ESPN Digital Media Best in Sports Event and Experiential Marketing Momentum Worldwide Sports Facility of the Year Levi’s Stadium Sports Event of the Year 2015 College Football Playoff Best in Sports Technology Zebra Technologies ...

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05/25/15
‘Industry of Relationships’

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05/18/15
Ebersol stands by critique of Conan

Dick Ebersol laughed when he spied an issue of The Hollywood Reporter from 2011. The magazine took issue with his critique of late-night host Conan O’Brien as an “astounding failure.” The magazine said Ebersol was “too harsh” and described the moment as one of his caree ...

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05/18/15
Assessment of today’s talent on TV

One Sunday in the middle of the 2013 NFL season, Dick Ebersol was so enthused by what he saw on-screen that he reached out to Fox Sports President Eric Shanks, who was in Fox’s control room in Los Angeles. Ebersol wanted to compliment Kevin Burkhardt, a new play-by-play voice calling NFL ga ...

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05/18/15
Ebersol discusses his final day at NBC

On his last day at 30 Rock, Dick Ebersol walked into NBCUniversal President and CEO Steve Burke’s office around 9:45 a.m. for a five-minute meeting. It was May 19, 2011, and Ebersol left an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Joe Posnanski after 45 minutes to go upstairs and see Burke ...

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05/18/15
Dick Ebersol: A lifetime in television

1967 ■ Becomes a researcher for ABC Sports 1969 ■ Moves up to being a segment producer for ABC Sports 1971 ■ Graduates from Yale University 1974 ■ Is executive assistant to ABC Sports President Roone Arledge ...

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05/18/15
Sports Business Awards nominees

Best in Digital Sports Media ESPN DIGITAL MEDIA NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NBC SPORTS GROUP TURNER SPORTS WHISTLE SPORTS MEDIA Best in Sports Event and Experiential Marketing GMR MARKETING IMG LIVE LEADDOG MARKETING GRO ...

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05/18/15
Lifetime Achievement: Dick Ebersol

Love, loyalty and affection are the words most often used by Dick Ebersol's friends when describing their relationship with him. Photo by: PATRICK E. MCCARTHY D ick Ebersol owns a ...

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