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Volume 26 No. 175

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Volume 26 No. 79

A-B Scales Back Super Bowl Plans After Near-Record Buy Last Year

The buy this year is "in line with its traditional levels, but a reversal of its surge last year, when it ran more than five minutes of commercials."

Lack Of Coaching Diversity Still Top Of Mind In NFL Circles

Any conversation on the subject "needs to start with the fact that there are zero black owners in the NFL."

Latest Sign-Stealing Scandals Show Effect Of More Technology In MLB

Instant replay in MLB has "brought about a slew of side effects" that the league "seemingly never saw coming."

Source: No Ongoing Talks In Altitude Sports-Comcast Carriage Impasse

Altitude execs said that they "continue to check with Comcast on a 'bi-weekly' basis about whether their position has changed."

Panthers Ready To Build From Scratch With New Coach Matt Rhule

Panthers Owner David Tepper said, "We're in the building process here, and sometimes you have to tear things down to build them up."

Maryland Unveils Plan To Upgrade Multiple Athletics Facilities

The projects and fundraising are "unrelated" to Maryland's $200M-plus football facility at Cole Field House.

Penske Plans To Spend Millions On Upgrades To IMS Experience

Roger Penske plans to make the upgrades to the track ahead of "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing" this May.