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Tim Lemke

Tim Lemke

Articles by Tim Lemke

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TWT Five: Top Cuban comments on insider trading. Published November 21, 2008

Cable trend continues in sports broadcasting

The Bowl Championship Series on Tuesday announced an agreement to broadcast college football's title game and three major bowl games on ESPN - the latest marquee sports events to make the move from over-the-air television to cable and satellite networks. Published November 19, 2008

Bye-bye, Bud man

SportsBiz: Man behind Budweiser's great ads retires. Published November 19, 2008

Obama’s BCS options

Bully pulpit is a strength if President-elect is serious about fixing college football. Published November 18, 2008

Visitors feeling at home

If Redskins fans are to reclaim FedEx Field as the home of the burgundy and gold, it wasn't going to happen Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys, who have one of the largest and most loyal fan bases in the league. Published November 17, 2008

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TWT Five: Top reasons the Nats should sign Manny. Published November 14, 2008

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The best of this weekend in sports, plus baseball's five biggest free agents Published November 7, 2008

The mecca of misfortune

When the Philadelphia Phillies won the World Series last week, fans in the City of Brotherly Love happily shed one of their more undesired designations. Published November 6, 2008

Politics as usual

SportsBiz: When sports and politics intersect. Published November 5, 2008

Redskins Rule ideal for ‘Monday Night’

Sen. Barack Obama would never admit it, but he needs the Washington Redskins to lose Monday night to the Pittsburgh Steelers to become president. Published November 3, 2008

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TWT Five: Worst collisions of sports and weather. Published October 31, 2008

Economy halts developers’ ballpark plans

A slowing economy and the collapse of credit markets have halted the much-anticipated development of retail, restaurants and other projects in the area around the Washington Nationals' new stadium in Southeast. Published October 29, 2008

A new NASCAR sponsor

Camping World to replace Craftsman as sponsor of truck series. Published October 24, 2008

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TWT Five: Best pitchers ever in the World Series. Published October 24, 2008

Yankees, Cowboys make concessions

Two of the country's most iconic sports teams are now partners in selling beer, sodas and hot dogs. Published October 21, 2008

U.S. automakers cut sports ad budgets

U.S. automakers, struggling with slow sales, are cutting advertising budgets and costing major sports leagues and their broadcasters tens of millions of dollars - and foreign automakers are rising to fill the gap. Published October 19, 2008