Bahamas Hosting CBB Despite Gambling Grey Cup Sales Likely Will Not Match '11 Columbus Approves $250,000 For All-Star Game Great Alaska Shootout Begins New Era Finebaum Hosting Call-In Show During Iron Bowl Cowboys-Giants Rating Lower On NBC Katy Perry To Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show ESPN May Sell Video Subs For Cricket Tourney Bermuda To Host '17 America's Cup Ohno To Host Fan-Focused Speedskating 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).