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'Spider-Man 2' takes in record $40.5 million in opening day

...of July weekend. "We are off to a phenomenal start on what looks to be a magical six days for 'Spider-Man 2,"' Jeff Blake, vice chairman of the film's distributor Sony, said Thursday. Ticket sales Wednesday surpassed the previous debut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/02/mov_420899.shtml
Movies
'Stuart Little 2,' 'Perdition' neck and neck at box office

...could change when final numbers are released Monday. "We'll settle it tomorrow, Stuart against Tom Hanks," said Jeff Blake, head of distribution for Sony, which released "Stuart Little 2." "Men in Black II," the No. 1 movie for two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/23/liv_349386.shtml
Life & style
A look at the NFL, week 3

...Cincinnati Bengals (0-2) at Carolina Panthers (0-2) 1 p.m. Cincinnati won't know if it's going with Jeff Blake or rookie Akili Smith at quarterback until kickoff. If Bengals give the ball to running back Corey Dillon enough, it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/26/pro_271426.shtml
NFL
O'Donnell completes transformation

...reporters and photographers formed a semicircle around his dressing cubicle and got his thoughts about the Tennessee Oilers. Jeff Blake, whose job he took, was ignored as he dressed by himself three cubicles away. He's been a Bengal for less than three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/02/pro_237838.shtml
NFL
Charities benefit from tax time

...November but already has seen mounds of generosity from contributors. "They're excellent," said regional director Jeff Blake. "We've just been swamped with donations from the public." Goodwill has a mid-scale thrift store and donation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/25/edi_201720.shtml
Editorials
'Da Vinci Code' boosts summer box office fortunes

...records in Italy and Spain, Sony Pictures said. "This is a fantastically great surprise for us this morning," said Jeff Blake, vice chairman of Sony Pictures. It was good news for the studio, which had been struggling of late and had been counting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/22/mov_82397.shtml
Movies
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...hits for South Carolina, his first three-hit game since April 10 against Florida. Miami ends its season at 50-13. Jeff Blake/morris news serviceSouth Carolina's Brendan Winn (right) celebrates his third-inning homer with teammate Landon...

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USC | South Carolina Gamecocks
Summer of near-blockbusters isn't all good news for studios

...marketplace. "It's always the same problem. It's always a lot of pictures trying to get a piece of that pie," said Jeff Blake, distribution chief at Sony, which has "Godzilla" and "The Mask of Zorro." "When $140 million or $160 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/21/ent_233907.shtml
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...QB Marc Bulger, St. Louis; QB Jay Fiedler, Miami; QB David Carr, Houston; QB Anthony Wright, Baltimore; QB Jeff Blake, Arizona. ROOKIE WATCH RB Domanick Davis, Houston: If he keeps up his production he could edge out Arizona's Anquan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/04/oth_388386.shtml
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Vampire-werewolf duel 'Underworld' leads pack with $22 million

...horror genre has a loyal audience unswayed by bad reviews. "It's certainly a fun, audience-pleasing movie," said Jeff Blake, vice chairman at Sony Pictures, whose Screen Gems banner released "Underworld." "Underworld" was Sony's eighth...

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