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Keith Jackson, Voice of College Football, Dies at 89

Mr. Jackson was synonymous with Saturday college football for millions of fans through five decades......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 13th, 2018

UNC announcer, Triad native Woody Durham dies

Woody Durham, the iconic voice of the men's basketball and football programs at UNC-Chapel Hill, died early Wednesday morning, the school said. Durham, 76, a native of Mebane, died peacefully at home from complications from Primary Progressive Apha.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2018

Iconic UNC announcer Woody Durham dies

Woody Durham, the iconic voice of the men's basketball and football programs at UNC-Chapel Hill, died early Wednesday morning, the school said. Durham, 76, died peacefully at home from complications from Primary Progressive Aphasia at 12:45 a.m. Wed.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2018

Legendary sportscaster Jackson of "whoa, Nellie" fame dies at 89

Sportscaster Keith Jackson, who coined the phrase "granddaddy of them all" and peppered his lively comment.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2018

Our best bets for every remaining bowl game on the college football schedule

AP Photo/Keith Srakocic Bowl season is heating up with more games featuring better better teams preparing to take the field in the coming days. W.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 27th, 2017

Chick-fil-A to sponsor, add name to College Football Hall of Fame

A downtown Atlanta attraction has a new title sponsor. The College Football Hall of Fame announced Friday it has expanded its partnership with Atlanta’s Chick-fil-A. The attraction will now be called the Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2018

Organizers announce San Jose events for January"s college football championship at Levi"s Stadium

Downtown Association head: “I’m just glad they’re focused on downtown San Jose. The Super Bowl was a dud. It was San Francisco.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018

"Hey, I’m at the White House": Alabama Coach Nick Saban Calls Recruits During Trump Visit

Alabama visited the White House after winning the College Football Playoff National Championship in January......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 11th, 2018

320-acre development set to take off by airport

The city of College Park is launching a $500 million-plus mixed-use development on 320 acres, representing a major step in the region’s “Aerotropolis” vision of development around Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

Peach Bowl to invest $8 million more in College Football Hall of Fame

The Peach Bowl is doubling down on its support of the College Football Hall of Fame. Peach Bowl Inc. has committed an additional $8 million to elevate its financial support of the College Football Hall of Fame and extend its partnership with the H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2018

H. Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash and founded Blockbuster, dies at 80

H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 23rd, 2018

Wayne Huizenga, Entrepreneur Behind Blockbuster and AutoNation, Dies at 80

A college dropout, Wayne Huizenga was a restless entrepreneur who built a business empire that included Blockbuster, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises. He died Thursday at the age of 80 after a battle with cancer......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 23rd, 2018

Wayne Huizenga, who went from trash to billions, dies at 80

College dropout Wayne Huizenga started with a trash hauling company, struck gold during America's brief love affair with VHS tapes and eventually owned three professional sports teams......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 23rd, 2018

Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80

H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 23rd, 2018

H. Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80

H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who buil.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMar 23rd, 2018

Longtime Houston businessman, health care leader dies

A prominent Houston businessman who helped establish Baylor College of Medicine, the Harris County Hospital District and the city's public transportation system has died. Daniel C. Arnold died March 19, according to multiple reports. He had just turned.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2018

The highest-paid public employee in each state isn"t a judge, senator, or governor — it"s a college football or basketball coach

Christian Petersen/Getty The highest-paid public employee in most states is a college football or basketball coach, according to a new report from ESPN. The University of Kentucky's John Calipari is the hi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2018

NYC Subway worker dies after falling 20 feet while picking up trash on tracks

Lucas Jackson/Reuters A New York City MTA worker died Tuesday morning after falling 20 feet while on the j.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2018

20,000 College Students Applied for Just 5 Jobs at the New York Times. Here"s What Happens Next

Each applicant has roughly the same chance of getting the gig as a high school football player has of playing in the NFL......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 7th, 2018

LeBron slams the NCAA and calls for a stronger minor league for young basketball players

AP Photo/Duane Burleson LeBron called the NCAA "corrupt" following news of widespread illicit payments in college basketball.  James believes the NCAA exploits its football and basketball players. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 27th, 2018

College football championship sets up HQ in Bay Area

It's like a second Super Bowl at Levi's Stadium, except all the pre-game action will be in San Jose......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018