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Tim Lemke

Tim Lemke

Articles by Tim Lemke

Worldwide sponsors avoiding future games

Sponsor interest in the Beijing Olympic Games reached staggering heights, but organizing committees for the Vancouver and London Games said they remain on target to reach their own lofty goals despite the loss of several key partners. Published August 29, 2008

Invincible aura is gone

For more than four years, Roger Federer was the undisputed king of tennis, dominating and demoralizing opponents like perhaps no other athlete in history. Published August 26, 2008

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Today's best bet on television, plus five cities that'll never host the Olympics again Published August 23, 2008

Death leaves NFLPA in limbo

The death Wednesday of NFL Players Association head Gene Upshaw comes at a time of uncertainty over the future of the union's collective bargaining agreement with the league. Published August 22, 2008

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Friday's best bet on television, plus the top five best Olympic decathletes Published August 22, 2008

$100 million for Phelps?

Sports Biz: Michael Phelps ready to cash in on endorsements. Published August 20, 2008

Couch potato Olympics

My Olympic dreams died around sixth grade, when I realized I could neither swim nor run particularly fast. Thus, I have found myself watching the Beijing Games at home, a task made easier thanks to NBC, which paid more than $1 billion for the rights to show events on its cable networks and online. Published August 19, 2008

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Friday's best bet on TV, plus five oldest men's track and field records Published August 15, 2008

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Pack, Favre part with 'sadness,' plus top five Olympic table tennis players. Published August 8, 2008

Versus, IRL come to terms on TV deal

The Indy Racing League Thursday announced that at least 13 of its main series races will be broadcast on cable network Versus beginning in 2009, as part of a 10-year agreement that includes expanded programming and longer coverage windows on race days. Published August 8, 2008

NBC primed for delay

Sports Biz: Olympics coverage relies on taped events. Published August 6, 2008

Struggling to sustain stardom

Translating success in Beijing into endorsement dollars back home could prove to be the greatest challenge of all. Published August 6, 2008

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Best bets on TV. Plus, top five Olympic ad campaigns. Published August 1, 2008

Maverick bids on Cubs

Sports Biz: Brash billionaire Cuban puts in highest bid. Published July 30, 2008

Fan day to stay

Redskins plan no move despite traffic problems. Published July 29, 2008

Capitals see rise in ticket demand

The Washington Capitals' run to the playoffs has created an unprecedented level of interest in new season tickets for the upcoming season. Published July 28, 2008