IMG Sales Process Enters Final Stage Cam Newton Enjoying Foray Into Fashion Anniversary: Noteworthy Nike Ads LeBron James Favoring Old Nikes McIlroy, Rooney Star In New Nike Ad Nike Opts To Extend Deal With Ohio State KKR Withdraws IMG Bid Bornstein, Shapiro Advising Competing Bids For IMG CAA Out Of Hunt For IMG Second Round Of Bids For IMG Were Due Thursday
SBD/29/Sponsorships Advertising Marketing
Published January 29, 1998
The L.A. TIMES' Business section runs a special on last weekend's Super Bowl ads today, which includes interviews with creative directors, marketing experts, and the general public on their opinions of the ads (L.A. TIMES, 1/29)....NV sports books took in a record $77.2M in Super Bowl bets "but barely managed to make money." The 133 legal books won $472,033, 0.6% of the total wagered (USA TODAY, 1/29). ...Jelena Dokic, a 14-year-old Australian tennis player, was featured in the MELBOURNE AGE. Dokic already has sponsorship deals with Nike and Prince, while IMG and Advantage Int'l are negotiating with her father, Damire, about her future management (AGE, 1/29)....UNC-Charlotte men's basketball coach Melvin Watkins signed a multi-year contract with NC-based Hawk Sports Management (Hawk).