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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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12/07/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CART named TIMOTHY MEYER as Senior VP/Racing Operations (SPEEDNET, 12/7)....KEITH SIMMONS, formerly VP/Turner Sports Sales, Detroit, was named Turner Sports Sales, N.Y., VP & National Sales Manager, w

Tags: Champ Car World Series, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Visa

12/07/98
NO RESPECT: PHILLY MAYOR GETS DEFENSIVE OVER ESPN REPORT

Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell said Friday the source of the Veterans Stadium play clock malfunction during Thursday''s Eagles-Rams game was an electrical short, according to Peter Nicholas of the PHIL

Tags: ESPN, Facilities, Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, Walt Disney

12/07/98
RIDDELL EYES NEW BUSINESS, BUT WILL LEAVE ITS HAT ON FOR NOW

Riddell, which has an exclusive contract to supply helmets to the NFL, is "looking at ways to add new business" because helmet revenues "have been flat for years," according to Bob Sechler of the WALL

Tags: NFL

12/07/98
LYCOS BUYS FIRST NAMING RIGHTS FOR CPBL BOSTON FRANCHISE

Internet company Lycos has signed a three-year deal to become the CPBL''s first team sponsor. The company will sponsor "Team Lycos," which will play in Boston and become the first U.S. pro team to hav

12/07/98
A TISCH IN TIME SAVES L.A? GIANTS CO-OWNER APPROVES COLISEUM

Giants co-Owner Bob Tisch visited L.A. last week and said the New Coliseum "is a viable option" for the NFL''s 32nd franchise, with the new Staples Center playing "an important role" in persuading NFL

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, Oakland Raiders

12/07/98
MOUSE HUNT: IGER'S CHALLENGE AT ABC; LOWEST NFL RATING

ABC President Robert Iger is profiled by Richard Siklos in BUSINESS WEEK, who writes that Iger "has been hammering away at costs, including imposing a hiring and salary freeze." Siklos: "One area wher

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, ESPN, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Media, St. Louis Rams, Walt Disney

12/07/98
GROUND CHUCK: DOLAN WON'T MAKE A DEAL UNTIL HE'S READY

Cablevision Chair Charles Dolan "remains an enigma to the sports market he dominates," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES, who profiled Dolan and his sports interests in Sunday''s TIMES.

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, NBC, New York Yankees, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

12/07/98
RIDGE SEEKS OTHER SOURCES FOR STADIUM FUNDING IN PA

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Tags: Facilities, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

12/07/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Falcons season-ticket holder Alan Weiss, who has been hanging a "Dirty Birds" banner in the GA Dome since ''95, has "beaten" Falcons G Gene Williams and long snapper Adam Schreiber "in filing for trad

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Sports Illustrated

12/07/98
MORE SOFT DAYS AS SPORTS RETAILERS CUT BACK ON NIKE ORDERS

Financial analysts say that Nike "faces more tough times as leading retailers of athletic goods report lower sales and are expected to cut back on orders," according to Wes Conard of BLOOMBERG NEWS. T

Tags: Nike

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