"PBC" Looks To Impress In Saturday's Debut NFL Panthers Add Private Stadium Club NHL Planning Events Around World Cup Of Hockey Cowboys' Jones Asks To Stay Off Witness Stand Eight Challengers Vying For NFLPA Exec Dir Job American Cup Brings Gymnastics To AT&T Stadium NFL Draft Will Utilize Chicago's Grant Park Carson NFL Backers File For Ballot At Least Seven To Run For NFLPA Exec Dir Sources: 14 Cities Could Bid On CFP Title Games
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Published January 8, 1998
A new MBA elective course, titled "The Business and Economics of the Sports Industry," is the "hottest ticket" at the Univ. of Chicago. Topics include "Franchise Movement," "Pay and Performance" and "Labor Relations" (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 1/8)....Jon Bain, who founded Run N' Shoot health clubs, was profiled by Eleena De Lisser in the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The gyms are 78,000-square-feet, "nearly eight times bigger than the average health club," and open 24 hours a day. Customers also pay by the visit. Bain hopes to raise $5M to expand the concept to other cities and has hired former Family Golf Centers exec Michael Kelly to help find investors (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 1/7)....Millennium Entertainment Group, which has partnered with the NFLPA on the Players' Grill restaurant in Orlando, is profiled in the ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL. The licensing deal with Players Inc stipulates that the restaurant's bar will be the "exclusive showplace" for NFL player memorabilia in 12 separate areas across the country (ORLANDO BUSINESS, 1/5).