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George Stiles

George died yesterday. He was a friend of mine and to many. He was one of Learfield's incorporators and initial board members. When I first met him, Derry had asked him to become a shareholder in our venture and we met at Home Savings to go...

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2009-2010 LEARFIELD SPORTS DIRECTORS’ CUP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

June 23, 2010 (Anaheim, Calif.) -- Recipients of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup were honored today with Stanford heading a list of multiple repeat winners in all divisions. The awards, which annually recognize the best overall athletic department in each NCAA division and NAIA, were...

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Arbitron

One of the tidbits I gleaned from Gene Ashcraft of the Texas State Network, was the importance of good research. Having good numbers helped your sales pitch; but also there was something strong about saying "Arbitron says more people listen to us than to any...

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National reps

Remember how I went to Chicago, New York and the West Coast in 1973 making agency calls? I'd been pretty successful seeing those agencies and companies. I kept up that pace for four years, traveling each week to a major advertising center touting the Brownfield...

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OPTIONIT PARTNERS WITH UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI

Historic alliance gives Hurricanes fans immediate access to face-value tickets for the next two seasons in addition to potential Bowl games -- OptionIt, Inc., a leader in the next generation of ticket buying for sports and entertainment events, has reached an agreement with the University of...

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