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Big names in showbiz, sports, business pay tribute to Barbara Bush - Fox News

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 21:59

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Big names in showbiz, sports, business pay tribute to Barbara Bush
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In addition to the impact she made on the political world, Bush also left her mark throughout the U.S. Big names in showbusiness, sports, business and other industries took to social media to pay tribute to the former first and second lady, oft viewed ...

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Report: ESPN And Fox Sports Are Bidding For Joint Rights To Broadcast The UFC - Forbes

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 20:07

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Report: ESPN And Fox Sports Are Bidding For Joint Rights To Broadcast The UFC
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According to a new report published by Variety, ESPN and Fox are teaming up to make a bid for the UFC. The reported proposal would see the two broadcasting giants split the UFC TV package. ESPN would see as many 15 events on its new subscription ...

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Sports Orgs Collaborating To Stage World Beach Games - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:33

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Sports Orgs Collaborating To Stage World Beach Games
SportsBusiness Daily
The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) and Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) have "signed an agreement to share the organization of the World Beach Games" after the '19 edition. The World Beach Games "will ...

ICC Officials Set To Unveil Full Schedule For '18 Tourney - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:33

ICC Officials Set To Unveil Full Schedule For '18 Tourney
SportsBusiness Daily
Int'l Champions Cup organizers today will unveil the '18 "tournament schedule at a news conference in Miami." One of the known matchups is Bayern Munich-Juventus on July 25 at Lincoln Financial Field. ESPN "will televise the game on one of its English ...

Brooks Sports Aims To Capitalize On Deal With Boston Marathon Champ - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:31

Brooks Sports Aims To Capitalize On Deal With Boston Marathon Champ
SportsBusiness Daily
Linden became the first U.S. winner of the women's Boston Marathon since '85 Photo: GETTY IMAGES Boston Marathon winner Desiree Linden helped push Brooks Sports "into the spotlight on a day that has typically been domi... This is a SportsBusiness Daily ...

NFL Draft To Include Team-Specific Cheering Sections At AT&T Stadium - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:31

NFL Draft To Include Team-Specific Cheering Sections At AT&T Stadium
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Teams are using inspiration from political conventions for the layout of the draft crowd Photo: GETTY IMAGES Next week's NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium will "include specific cheering sections" for all 32 teams, modeled somewhat on ... This is a ...

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RFR Locks Up Main Sponsors Of Stenhouse's No. 17 Through '21 - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:31

RFR Locks Up Main Sponsors Of Stenhouse's No. 17 Through '21
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Three major sponsors of Roush Fenway Racing's No. 17 Ford driven by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. have extended through '21. The move, which solidifies the majority of inventory on Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series car for the next three seasons after this year ...

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Bad Weather, Other Factors Hurting Early MLB Attendance Numbers - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:31

Bad Weather, Other Factors Hurting Early MLB Attendance Numbers
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MLB games are averaging 27,532 fans, down about 2,700 from last season Photo: GETTY IMAGES A look at early attendance numbers across MLB "shows a grim landscape," with one official expressing "concern that this isn't simply a manif... This is a ...

MLB Series To Help Puerto Rico Heal Following Hurricane Maria - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:31

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MLB Series To Help Puerto Rico Heal Following Hurricane Maria
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Indians players made a donation to the community in Puerto Rico where Lindor grew up Photo: GETTY IMAGES The Twins and Indians face off in MLB's Puerto Rico Series today and tomorrow as the island "gets back on its feet" following ... This is a ...
On eve of MLB games, mayor says San Juan 'open for business'101 Sports (blog)

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Huge Crowds Turn Out For Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:30

Huge Crowds Turn Out For Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach
SportsBusiness Daily
Grand Prix is headlined by a Verizon IndyCar Series race on Sunday but also includes several other races Photo: GETTY IMAGES More than 185,000 fans attended last weekend's Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach "during its three-day run t... This is a ...

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Executive Transactions - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:30

Executive Transactions
SportsBusiness Daily
Nike VP/Diversity & Inclusion ANTOINE ANDREWS has left the company he joined in '15. Andrews' exit comes as Nike is "trying to change its workplace culture" ( CNBC.com, 4/16 )....Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment named Excel Sports Management VP/Sales ...

Throw Dirt On It? Future Of Red Bull Global Rallycross In Doubt - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:30

Throw Dirt On It? Future Of Red Bull Global Rallycross In Doubt
SportsBusiness Daily
The future of the Red Bull Global Rallycross series is in question after a track tweeted it has been informed the outlet is ceasing operations immediately. Red Bull GRC was founded in '11 as a new-age form of rallycross that competed on tracks that ...

Calgary Forges On With '26 Olympic Bid Process, Forms Subcommittee - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:30

Calgary Forges On With '26 Olympic Bid Process, Forms Subcommittee
SportsBusiness Daily
Calgary's potential bid for the '26 Games "survived a critical vote at city hall," but municipal leaders are now "turning to the task of improving oversight of the city's flawed Olympic project," according to a front-page piece by Hudes & Potkins of ...

Sock Company To Feature Former NHL Players On Latest Offering - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:30

Sock Company To Feature Former NHL Players On Latest Offering
SportsBusiness Daily
In addition to blue and white, Babsocks produced a red Team Canada version two years ago Photo: BABSOCKS Toronto-based sock maker Babsocks has signed a "licensing deal with the NHL Alumni Association to produce socks featuring the ... This is a ...

Sankey: Debate Over SEC Alcohol Sales Still Ongoing - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:30

Sankey: Debate Over SEC Alcohol Sales Still Ongoing
SportsBusiness Daily
SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said that he expects the conference's stance on alcohol sales at stadiums to be "subject to ongoing debate and dialogue," according to Blake Toppmeyer of the Knoxville NEWS SENTINEL. Current SEC rules "prevent alcoholic ...

NWSL Gains Traction As Major League With Steady Approach - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:30

NWSL Gains Traction As Major League With Steady Approach
SportsBusiness Daily
The NWSL has lasted longer than previous attempts at professional women's soccer leagues Photo: GETTY IMAGES The NWSL is in its sixth season, and if a financial commitment from U.S. and Canadian soccer "remains and MLS fra... This is a SportsBusiness ...

Sports Luminaries Convene In LA For CAA World Congress - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:18

Sports Luminaries Convene In LA For CAA World Congress
SportsBusiness Daily
Sports Luminaries Convene In L.A. For CAA World Congress. April 17, 2018. SBD/SBJ's 17th Annual World Congress of Sports kicks off today at the JW Marriott at L.A. Live, with presenting sponsorship from CAA. The event launched in '02 and remains the ...

Hendrick Extends Longstanding Software Deal With Siemens AG - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:18

Hendrick Extends Longstanding Software Deal With Siemens AG
SportsBusiness Daily
Hendrick Motorsports has extended through '24 its longtime deal with Siemens AG to provide the software that manages production and development for HMS' race cars. Financial terms were not disclosed for the deal, which dates back to '97 and involves ...

MLS BOG Meeting Focused On League Business Issues - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:18

SportsBusiness Daily

MLS BOG Meeting Focused On League Business Issues
SportsBusiness Daily
The MLS BOG will gather today in L.A. for one of its triannual meetings. Scheduled topics include an MLS Business Ventures update; an overview of the league's commercial business and review of the eMLS effort; a player relations and competition update ...

Speed Reads.... - SportsBusiness Daily

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:18

Speed Reads....
SportsBusiness Daily
The AFL has reached a leaguewide partnership with Shinola, which gains category exclusivity as the arena league's official watch and timepiece ( AFL ). USA Table Tennis has reached a multiyear partnership with Diamond Wipes, whose logo will be featured ...

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In terms of betting between the blue lines, the Pittsburgh Penguins are the public darlings of the Eastern Conference, however it is the Vegas Golden Knights who have dethroned the Pens as the top-wagered NHL team this year, and it looks to stay the same way as we enter the 2018 NHL Playoffs.
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Allow E.C. Matthews to lay down the truth of the impression a college basketball coach should leave on his players. “This is my guy,” the emotional senior guard said of his coach Dan Hurley. “I know we’re not the same color, but he’s definitely my father.”
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Mar. 7, 2009 was more than a sunny, brisk day in Pittsburgh. That day nine years ago was hardwood ecstasy, a constant drug that flowed through the veins of a western Pennsylvania college basketball junkie faster than it takes the bathtub section of I-376 to overflow with water after a raging rain storm.
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A to Z is a sharp, complete betting guide for the 2018 NCAA Tournament, pointing you in the right direction of every trend, angle and wiseguy play.
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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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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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