Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger Extends Contract ESPN Films Promotes Geist, Inks Edelman Deal WBC Tourney Finishes With Strong Attendance U.S. Wins Its First World Baseball Classic Tickets Tough To Come By For K.C. Regional Int'l Champions Cup Gears Up For Fifth Iteration WME Plans To Keep Miami Open In Key Biscayne U.S. Advances To WBC Final After Win Over Japan Aspen Draws Praise As Host Of FIS World Cup Finals Confederate Protesters Show Up At NCAA Event
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).