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Adam Bienstock started playing football as a freshman at Dwight Englewood High School. He played for four years then played as a freshman and sophomore at Ithaca College before deciding to hang up his cleats. His career was similar to those of the hundreds of thousands who play college football and the millions who play at the high school level: he never played on a championship team and he...

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ITHACA, NY — With the negotiations over a new NFL collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between billionaire owners and millionaire players going nowhere and the current agreement due to expire March 4, will the dispute be resolved by the time the 2011 season starts in September? If so, will fans agree to buy season tickets and merchandise at higher prices and pay higher taxes to finance...

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ITHACA, NY — Despite the high cost of advertising during the Super Bowl — commercial time has sold for upwards of $3 million per 30-second ad — the big game continues to attract sponsors interested in reaching a vast audience for their products. Marketing expert Scott Hamula says those sponsors are also finding more ways than ever to expand that audience through the use of...

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ITHACA, NY — This Thursday, Jan. 27, Michael Vick’s first paid endorsement contract since he got out of prison will be made public. Meanwhile, Ben Roethlisberger is getting ready for his third Super Bowl. Is all forgiven?

In the case of Vick — maybe. Unequal Technologies, the company that manufactured the vest Vick wore after returning from a rib injury, signed Vick...

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ITHACA, NY — In a competition sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Ithaca College won a national championship in the 2010 Game Day Challenge, part of an effort to increase recycling and composting on college campuses.

Participating schools tracked the amount of...

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