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McGlade announcing the A-10 tournament was moving to Barclays Center
In Virginia, David Teel profiles Atlantic 10 Commissioner BERNADETTE MCGLADE, whose conference "has thrived in her seven years" in the role. McGlade "has negotiated more lucrative television contracts and taken the A-10's men's basketball tournament from a makeshift arena in tired Atlantic City, N.J., to the cutting edge Barclays Center." Most important, she "has deftly steered the A-10 through the realignment maze that affected" most every D-I conference (Hampton Roads DAILY PRESS, 3/9).

COURT REPORT: Lawyers representing at least five fans who bought tickets on SBTickets.com for Super Bowl XLIX filed a lawsuit "against the website for failing to deliver tickets that it guaranteed to consumers." The lawsuit "accused the website of being in violation of Arizona's Consumer Fraud Act and in breach of contract, among other claims" (ESPN.com, 3/6)....DEEPAL WANNAKUWATTE, the former owner of the now-defunct World TeamTennis Sacramento Capitals, "has been ordered to repay" victims of his Ponzi scheme $108.2M. It is "unlikely" that he will be able to "repay anywhere near that much." He listed assets totaling around $16M when he filed for bankruptcy protection last spring (SACRAMENTO BEE, 3/7).

WHATCHA WATCHING? Film producer TEDDY SCHWARZMAN's Black Bear Pictures "has won a heated auction" to pick up "THE ROCKET," which "delves into the latter half of the career" of former MLBer ROGER CLEMENS (HOLLYWOODREPORTER.com, 3/6)...."PARNEVIKS," a show featuring golfer JESPER PARNEVIK and his family, “will air on TV3 in Sweden beginning March 16 with eight hour-long episodes in the can” (GOLF WORLD MONDAY, 3/9)....Tennis player SAM QUERREY starred in the latest episode of Bravo’s “MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER” (TENNIS.com, 3/8).

NAMES: The motorsports industry, including NASCAR, "receives a credit on fuel tax" in North Carolina, where Gov. PAT MCCRORY's budget includes $1.2M to "keep the credit from expiring." Budget Dir LEE ROBERTS said, "North Carolina has a key competitive advantage [with NASCAR]. We'd like to keep it that way" (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 3/7)....Liberty Media Chair JOHN MALONE, whose company owns the Braves, "approached VINCENT BOLLORE, the chairman and biggest shareholder of Vivendi, to gauge the French media and entertainment conglomerate’s interest in selling Universal Music Group." Sources said that Malone and Liberty Media President & CEO GREG MAFFEI "made the overture for the world’s biggest record company in the last few months" (N.Y. POST, 3/9)....Patriots Owner ROBERT KRAFT on Saturday "was honored at the second annual Boston Police Foundation Gala" (BOSTON HERALD, 3/8)....The Cubs "will pay for funeral costs" for late Baseball HOFer ERNIE BANKS "after a funeral home filed a claim against his estate for $35,000" (AP, 3/7)....The Mets invited "about a dozen loved ones" of slain NYPD officers WENJIAN LIU and RAFAEL RAMOS to Spring Training (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 3/8)....Univ. of Texas women’s AD CHRIS PLONSKY “had surgery on Feb. 24 to repair a knee she injured more than 40 years ago” (STATESMAN.com, 3/6)....Wizards G JOHN WALL last Monday dined at Chicago-based Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab with teammates PAUL PIERCE and DREW GOODEN. He also ate at Giordano’s prior to last Tuesday’s loss against the Bulls (CHICAGOTRIBUNE.com, 3/6)....Apple Senior VP/Internet Software & Services EDUARDO CUE on Friday was seen wearing the new Apple Watch at Mavericks-Warriors. Apple today day unveiled the watch ("Squawk Alley," CNBC, 3/9).

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