Quote of the Day

"If getting a new agency will increase that chance, then great."

-- Two By Four President & Creative Dir David Stevenson, saying he would like to see the White Sox win more and that selling the team has been difficult this season because of its lack of success. The agency is the White Sox' incumbent but will not enter the review for the team's ad account (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 6/19).

Tuesday June 19, 2007 Vol. 13 — No. 184 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Nets Want NFL Support Selling Super Bowl Ads
    With pricey Super Bowl spots becoming increasingly difficult to sell, the NFL's TV partners are reportedly miffed that the league does not give them more support in selling the $2.5M spots by wrapping those deals into its sponsorship packages. But NFL spokesperson Brian McCarthy points out that the league's sponsor agreements require a certain amount of ad spending, and he does not foresee this clause extending to the Super Bowl.

  • "Pyramid" Scheme
    Dan Snyder's Red Zone Capital acquires Dick Clark Productions for a reported $175M.

    Rainbow Warrior
    AT&T files FCC complaint against Cablevision, claiming three RSNs being "illegally" withheld.

    For The Birds
    Orioles expected to name former Cubs President Andy MacPhail as new COO.

    Shoe In
    The Finish Line's acquisition of Genesco seen as a "major blow" to Foot Locker.

    Peace Offering
    Rumors surface that Balsillie has contacted MLSE about managing Copps Coliseum to appease company as prospective Predators owner eyes move into Leafs' territory.

    Shifting Gears
    NASCAR licensing exec Mark Dyer moves to ISC/SMI joint venture Motorsports Authentics.

    One & Done
    Brett Hull leaving NBC after first year for Stars front-office position.

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