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ABC leaves Buick early

...as scheduled with the final groups in the middle of the back nine. "We stayed as long as we could," ABC spokesman Mark Mandel said. "The show went more than a half an hour longer than was programmed. "When we can, we try in these circumstances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/15/gol_418972.shtml
Golf
Golfers draw impressive ratings

...with a 8.2 mark. "You can't compare this to anything, since it hasn't been done before," said ABC spokesman Mark Mandel. "What it means for the future, we still don't know. We're very happy with our telecast." The national rating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/04/oth_267140.shtml
Other sports
NBC keeps best in west

...It's safe to assume that at this point we are going to stay with two people in the booth," said ABC spokesman Mark Mandel. ESPN analyst Paul Maguire, rumored to be a candidate for the third spot with ABC, enjoys doing Sunday night games...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/07/nba_260851.shtml
NBA
FCC: Steamy 'Monday Night Football' intro not indecent

...segment "simply is not graphic or explicit enough to be indecent under our standard." A spokesman for ABC sports, Mark Mandel, said the company wouldn't comment. The segment that aired last November showed Sheridan in a locker room wearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/15/tel_447434.shtml
Television
Strange leaves job as ABC golf analyst

...for the senior tour in January, and for ABC to get ready to implement its new system," Strange said. ABC spokesman Mark Mandel declined to discuss the negotiations with Strange, or who might replace him in the booth. The network's next event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/21/gol_416273.shtml
Golf
Home Depot launching online gift registry

...said Shelley Nandkeolyar, the company's e-commerce chief. "It adds another dimension to the gift registries." Mark Mandel, an analyst with Blaylock & Partners in New York, said he doesn't think Home Depot's online gift registry will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/23/bus_409653.shtml
Business
Golf to curtail some stations' Jerry Lewis telethon

...posted on the MDA's Web site, more than 50 of the stations that will broadcast the telethon are ABC affiliates. Mark Mandel, vice president of media relations at ABC Sports, said the network would air frequent public service announcements...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/23/tel_385822.shtml
Television
Get hip to it: Foo-sah-EE-chee

...and over. "All over the track, all week long, people were pronouncing it differently," ABC Sports vice president Mark Mandel said. "We went over it in a production meeting, trying to get everyone on the same page." The horse's name combines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/09/oth_288053.shtml
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Get hip to it: Foo-sah-EE-chee

...and over. "All over the track, all week long, people were pronouncing it differently," ABC Sports vice president Mark Mandel said. "We went over it in a production meeting, trying to get everyone on the same page." The horse's name combines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/08/oth_287899.shtml
Other sports
World cup fighting for ratings

...2.88. "For the time being, the ratings this past weekend are very acceptable and encouraging," ABC spokesman Mark Mandel said. "You have a major golf tournament with incredible drama and Tiger (Woods) and baseball is our national pastime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/22/oth_264204.shtml
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