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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

04 / 15 / 14

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners today expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite several high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell . Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business S...

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01/06/98
COUNTDOWN TO 1998 NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM

ROBERT ERB, Dir of Sports Marketing at adidas; PAT WILLIAMS, Magic Senior Exec VP; PAUL BEESTON, MLB COO; HAL PRINCE, Mach One Marketing President and RICHARD KREZWICK, President of the New Boston Gar

Tags: MLB, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

01/06/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ABC''s "Bad As I Wanna Be: The DENNIS RODMAN Story" has been given a February 1 airdate (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 12/31). ...Chiefs RB MARCUS ALLEN "has agreed to buy most" of Kansas City''s Broadway Ford f

Tags: ABC, CBS, Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

01/06/98
NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE TAKES THE FIELD & HITS THE NET

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) debuted on January 3 and Sal Maiorana of the Rochester DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE wrote that it is "strong and exciting ... with a solid framework and plenty of room and a

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, National Lacrosse League, Walt Disney

01/06/98
SARA LEE SELLS OFF TEXTILE OPERATION TO FOCUS ON MARKETING

IL-based Sara Lee will "sell the bulk of its US yarn and textile operations to privately-owned National Textiles," according to Nikki Tait of the FINANCIAL TIMES. The sale would cover nine of Sara Lee

Tags: Finance, Sara Lee

01/06/98
NHL BLUE JACKETS SEE NEXT TWELVE MONTHS AS "CRITICAL"

The NHL Blue Jackets are trying to "secure a deal" with IHL Columbus Chill Owner Horn Chen to "become part" of its investment group, according to Craig Merz of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. The Blue Jackets

Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, Franchises, NHL

01/06/98
ENTREPRENEURS AIM TO LINK TEAMS TO ATHLETIC CAMPS

TX-based Rebound Sports, which is involved in youth sports camps and clinics and headed by Bart Nolde and Earl Fitzgerald, was profiled by Rozel Sciulli of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Fitzgerald and Nolde have

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Events and Attractions, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

01/06/98
WHILE FINAL FOUR SET FOR BATTLE, SUPER BOWL AD HYPE BEGINS

With the Super Bowl 19 days away, and NBC''s ad-time sold out, the advertising landscape is beginning to receive as much attention as which two teams will represent their respective conferences. Donal

Tags: NBC

01/06/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB: News from N.Y.''s gossip pages: The POST''s "Page Six" reports that the Yankees Fan Fest -- a seven-year-old tradition at the New York Coliseum -- "has been cancelled for mysterious reasons." The

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Franchises, MLB, New York Yankees, Philadelphia 76ers, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

01/06/98
STARS OWNER TOM HICKS PURSUING OWNERSHIP OF MLB RANGERS

A spokesperson for Stars Owner Tom Hicks confirmed yesterday that Hicks "is leading an investors group that has been negotiating for several months to purchase" the MLB Rangers, according to Ken Daley

Tags: Dallas Stars, Franchises, MLB, Southwest Sports Group

01/06/98
IS NIKE EXPERIENCING SOME GROWING PAIN IN EQUIPMENT MARKET?

Nike''s entry into the sports-equipment business is profiled in a front-page story by Bill Richards of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Nike has been "pondering the physics of equipment such as baseball glove

Tags: NHL, Nike, UPS

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