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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 11 ... - WTOP

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 22:44

Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 11 ...
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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Breitbart News says Steve Bannon has returned to the website after leaving his position as President Donald Trump's chief ...

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Westwood Elem. students live history through wax museum - Manchestertimes

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:40

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Westwood Elem. students live history through wax museum
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For part of the day last Thursday (Aug. 10), eight fourth-graders at Westwood Elementary School stepped into costumes and did their best impressions of historical figures studied in their curriculum – from Daniel Boone to Sacagawea to Benjamin Franklin ...

Tampa Sports Teams, Figures Help Raise Funds To Relocate Confederate Statue - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Tampa Sports Teams, Figures Help Raise Funds To Relocate Confederate Statue
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A campaign led by Pro Football HOFer Tony Dungy and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn to relocate a confederate monument "topped $180,000 by Thursday afternoon, well past the $140,000 goal," according to a front-page piece by Steve Contorno of the ...

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Turner Will Only Stream Soccer Games When It Launches Its OTT Sports Service in '18 - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Turner Will Only Stream Soccer Games When It Launches Its OTT Sports Service in '18
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Turner President David Levy said that viewers should "not expect any games from the other sports for which it owns the rights," such as the NBA or MLB, to appear on its new OTT sports service at the outset, according to Kevin Draper of the N.Y. TIMES ...

Last Chance To Take Part In SBD/SBJ's Game Changers Survey - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Last Chance To Take Part In SBD/SBJ's Game Changers Survey
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On Sept. 14, SportsBusiness Journal/Daily will hold its fifth annual Game Changers conference, where we will explore the multiple ways in which women intersect with sports. That week, we are planning to unveil exclusive new research on ge... This is a ...

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Names In The News - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Names In The News
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CAA has sued Arizona football coach RICH RODRIGUEZ to "collect unpaid fees." Rodriguez "allegedly owes the agency $230,250." CAA in the suit claims that it "negotiated Rodriguez's initial contract" with Arizona in '11, as well as two renewal agreements.

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Ace Hardware Spots Top Media Impressions During Recent Sports TV Telecasts - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Ace Hardware Spots Top Media Impressions During Recent Sports TV Telecasts
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Ace Hardware's "Number of Ways" spot, which touted its 5,000-store celebration sale , generated 12.9 million media impressions from Aug. 7-13 in U.S. households across national linear (live and time-shifted), VOD, OTT and local TV, according to an ...

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Browns Announce Partnership With Pro Football HOF In Hopes Of Hosting NFL Draft In '19 or '20 - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Browns Announce Partnership With Pro Football HOF In Hopes Of Hosting NFL Draft In '19 or '20
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The Browns on Thursday announced that they partnered with the Pro Football HOF and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission to "submit an application" to host the NFL Draft in"two or three years," according to a front-page piece by Nate Ulrich of the AKRON ...

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Sparks' Ogwumike Says Upcoming CBA Could Address Elements To Globally Brand WNBA - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Sparks' Ogwumike Says Upcoming CBA Could Address Elements To Globally Brand WNBA
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Sparks F and WNBPA President Nneka Ogwumike has "big plans" for the WNBA, especially as the league "heads toward what could be an industry-defining" CBA after the '19 season, according to Tyler Blint-Welsh of the L.A. TIMES. Her vision is "that of a ...

Kevin Durant Says He Will Not Visit The White House, Does Not "Respect" Trump - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Kevin Durant Says He Will Not Visit The White House, Does Not "Respect" Trump
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Warriors F Kevin Durant said that he will "not visit" the White House if the team is invited, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN.com. Durant: "I won't do that. I don't respect who's in office right now." The White House has "not extended a formal ...

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Sign Up Now For Esports Rising: November 9 – Marina del Rey, Calif. - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Sign Up Now For Esports Rising: November 9 – Marina del Rey, Calif.
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Featured One-on-One Interview: Peter Levin, President, Interactive Ventures, Games and Digital Strategy, Lionsgate. You will hear how Levin is leading Lionsgate into the high-growth esports market and how he spearheaded the investment in the esports ...

Michigan Football Program Benefiting From Jim Harbaugh's Social Media Prowess - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Michigan Football Program Benefiting From Jim Harbaugh's Social Media Prowess
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Michigan's Jim Harbaugh is "everywhere," and so is coverage of the football coach, with the visibility largely being attributed to Harbaugh "embracing social media with his patented 'enthusiasm unknown to mankind,'" according to Ty Duffy of THE ATHLETIC.

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Bristol Motor Speedway Latest NASCAR Track To Offer Promos To Attract Younger Fans - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Bristol Motor Speedway Latest NASCAR Track To Offer Promos To Attract Younger Fans
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, and fans will "not only get to experience racing, but also concerts and other activities -- all in an effort to broaden the sport's ...

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David Samson Out With Marlins' Ownership Swap; Manfred Confirms Sale Financing - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

David Samson Out With Marlins' Ownership Swap; Manfred Confirms Sale Financing
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred told owners that the Marlins "will have a new COO and David Samson is out as team president," according to ESPN's Dan Le Batard ( TWITTER.com, 8/17 ). Manfred said Thursday that prospective Marlins Owner Bruce ...

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Franchise Notes - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Franchise Notes
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
In Chicago, Paul Sullivan notes the Cubs are "prohibited from playing Friday night games under a city ordinance, and it doesn't seem likely the city will change its mind any time soon." It "makes no sense to prohibit night games on Fridays when people ...

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Raiders, Bank Of America Unveil Stadium Financial Package To Las Vegas Officials - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Raiders, Bank Of America Unveil Stadium Financial Package To Las Vegas Officials
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority on Thursday got its "first collective look at a financial package being negotiated by the Raiders with Bank of America that won't be finalized until a guaranteed maximum price contract is signed," according to Richard ...

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Boomer Sooner: SI.com Survey Names Oklahoma's Joe Castiglione Top AD - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Boomer Sooner: SI.com Survey Names Oklahoma's Joe Castiglione Top AD
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Oklahoma's Joe Castiglione has been voted the top AD in the country, according to an SI.com survey of both members of the media and fellow ADs. SI.com's Bruce Feldman wrote he wanted to see "what makes a good athletic director and who the best ones ...

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Executive Transactions - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Executive Transactions
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment CFO CHARLIE MIERSWA will retire in June '18. Ad agency McCann CFO EU-GENE SUNG has been named as his replacement. BS&E also promoted Senior VP/HR CHRIS MAGEE to the newly created role of Chief ...

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Missouri Valley Conference Will Keep Arch Madness At Scottrade Center Through '20 - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Missouri Valley Conference Will Keep Arch Madness At Scottrade Center Through '20
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
The Missouri Valley Conference has "extended its agreement to host its conference tourney" at Scottrade Center through '20, according to Clay Cunningham of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls COURIER. The '20 event will mark the 30th year the conference has held ...

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Tampa Sports Teams, Figures Help Raise Funds To Relocate Confederate Statue - SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:23

Tampa Sports Teams, Figures Help Raise Funds To Relocate Confederate Statue
SportsBusiness Daily (subscription)
A campaign led by Pro Football HOFer Tony Dungy and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn to relocate a confederate monument "topped $180,000 by Thursday afternoon, well past the $140,000 goal," according to a front-page piece by Steve Contorno of the ...

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In January of this year, a group of hockey “experts” took a stage in Los Angeles and declared to the public the 100 greatest NHL players of all-time.
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Chris Kunitz scored in double-overtime, his second goal of the game, lifted the Penguins over the Ottawa Senators in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
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Josh Bell had not hit a walk-off home run since he was a member of the Altoona Curve in 2015. He changed that Friday with a soaring shot for the left field loonies.
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Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. Last month, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.
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The Pittsburgh Pirates Friday announced they have signed right-handed pitcher Shane Baz, the 12th overall selection in the 2017 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
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Monday night was more than a game. For Jameson Taillon, it was another heave in an ongoing push to liberation from a disease that can break down the toughest of men.
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