PGA Tour Adds Event In South Korea MetLife Ending Use Of Blimps At Sporting Events Google OTT May Have CBS' NFL Games PGA Tour Implements New Scheduling Rule "TNF" Down Slightly From Last Year Safeway Open Suffers From Woods' Withdrawal CBS/NFL Net See Gains For "TNF" Overnight PGA Tour Eyes Possible Schedule Changes Finchem Says Tour Will Stay In NC Twitter NFL Debut Generally Positive
SBD/3/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
Published March 3, 1997
L.A. Gear reported a net loss of $50.5M, or $2.20/share for the fourth quarter ended November 30, compared to a net loss of $34.3M, or $1.49/share for the same period of '95. The quarterly figures include a $28.8M restructuring charge to pay for a previously announced restructuring plan (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 3/3)....Rupert Murdoch's Australian Super League football competition, designed for int'l pay-TV, has won a $12M sponsorship deal from Australian telecom company Telstra. The Super League is in "direct competition" with the Australian Rugby League (AD AGE, 3/3)....The N.Y. DAILY NEWS featured an extensive look at fraudulent sports merchandise. The FBI estimated last month that as many as 70% of all sports autographs are fraudulent (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 3/2). ...Jack Vipers, GolfWatch Founder & Chair, on GolfWatch's debut at the PGA Tour's Nissan Open: "I think in GolfWatch, there will be the admirers and then there will be some that don't understand it or don't like it, so we fully expect that" ("Nissan Open," CBS, 3/1).