Hammon Headlines espnW's "Impact 25" Is The NHL Winter Classic Lacking Buzz? Alexi Lalas Leaves ESPN For Fox Sports Host Cities Revealed For '15 Gold Cup TaxSlayer Bowl Prez Optimistic On Attendance "MNF" Down On ESPN For Saints-Bears Toronto Mayor Dismayed With Pan Am Officials Red Sox COO Kennedy Talks Winter Classic Report: '16 Winter Classic Heading To Boston Glazer Continues To Be Critical Of ESPN
EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES
Published November 20, 1997
ABC has been negotiating to lease space for "Good Morning America" in a 33-story building on Broadway in Times Square. The plan "would include an ESPN-sports themed restaurant" (Peter Johnson, USA TODAY, 11/20)... ...BRANDWEEK's Terry Lefton reports that Sugar Bowl sponsor Nokia has extended its exposure around the New Year as it has signed on to put its name on a live John Mellencamp concert on VH-1 on New Year's Eve from 10:30pm-1:00am. The Marketing Arm in Dallas is handling (BRANDWEEK, 11/17 issue)....Total Soccer, the country's largest indoor soccer facility, will open December 26 in Wixom, MI. The $9M, 38- acre complex features four soccer fields and can host soccer, football, lacrosse, and as co-Owner Robert Scheuer says, "even conventions" (DETROIT NEWS, 11/20).