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Pasadena, Calif.-based Ticketmaster Online-CitySearch has formed an alliance with Live Music Channel, New York, which will give LMC users access to concert and ticket information on Ticketmaster.com.

Broadband Digital Group, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based DSL provider, has announced an alliance with New York-based DoubleClick, a provider of Internet advertising solutions.

SchoolSports.com, a Boston-based high school sports site, has formed an alliance with ESPN.com to become the New York-based sports site’s exclusive provider of high school sports news and information.

CinemaNow.com, a Los Angeles-based clearing house for Independent film makers and film fans, has launched a film sponsorship program with the Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee, the Atlanta Film Festival and the Wine Country Film Festival, Napa, Calif.

Want to get promoted? According to a survey by New York-based iSwag.com, 37 percent of people who have a coffee mug with their company logo on it have been promoted within the past six months compared to just 8 percent of those people who did not have a coffee mug with their company logo on it.

E! Online, a Los Angeles-based entertainment site, together with Hong Kong-based Asiacontent.com, have announced the launch of China.EOnline.com, an entertainment-specific site tailored to Chinese entertainment fans.

Hollywood.com, a Boca Raton, Fla.-based movie and entertainment site, and America Online’s local content network, Digital City, have signed a multi-year agreement for Hollywood.com to provide an event listings database to Dulles, Va.-based Digital City.

RollingStone.com of New York has chosen online community network theglobe.com of New York to provide visitors to the music and entertainment site with co-branded tools to build personal e-mail clubs and fan Web sites.