David Abrutyn Leaving IMG After Nearly 15 Years Klein Leaves WME-IMG After Just Six Months Coke Leery Of Pepsi Ads Near Daytona IMG Creates Single Events & Media Division IMG Hires Greg D'Alba From Turner IMG Retains Top Executive Team TD Garden Set For Redeveloped Legends Club ESPN To Air Klitschko Title Bout Bruins, Celtics Headed In Opposite Directions WME Plans To Cut $151M In Costs Out Of IMG
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Published January 19, 1999
In Columbus, Dan Crawford reports that PepsiCo's pouring rights deal to the Columbus Crew's new 22,500-seat stadium is a five-year deal worth "at least" $1-2M for the team, with the potential to reach the "mid-seven figures or higher" (BUSINESS FIRST, 1/15 issue)....UCLA QB Cade McNown has signed with IMG, as IMG President of Football Tom Condon will handle McNown's contract negotiations (IMG)....Tiger Woods' caddie, Mike "Fluff" Cowan, filmed a promo spot for the World Golf Hall of Fame in Florida on Monday (FL TIMES- UNION, 1/18)....In Boston, Fee & Raposa wrote that the Celtics are teaming with adidas to develop a "larger-than- life" high-tech mural of F Antoine Walker to go on a wall along the Mass Pike (BOSTON HERALD, 1/18).