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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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NEW DEAL ADDS ATHLETE TO SPORTS' SHARK-INFESTED WATERS

The Greg Norman Collection, a division of Reebok Int''l, has signed two-time Olympic volleyball champion Bryan Ivie as the first athlete other than Norman to endorse the line. The Collection said Ivie

Tags: Reebok

10/17/97
MLS' LOGAN CALLS NEW TV DEAL "HUGE STEP FORWARD" FOR LEAGUE

ESPN and MLS have reached a six-year TV deal through the 2003 season. As part of the deal, ABC Sports will air a minimum of 12 telecasts a season, including the league opener, the All-Star Game and th

Tags: ABC, ESPN, MLS, Media, Walt Disney

10/17/97
IS CBC/NHL DEAL NEAR? DO FALLING LEAFS HURT LEAGUE RATINGS?

The CBC''s TV deal with the NHL is "virtually done and will be announced shortly," according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Sources put the deal at C$200- 250M over five years and sou

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Labatt Brewing, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NHL, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs

10/17/97
VICTOR KIAM TAKES THE STAND IN ST. LOUIS V. THE NFL

Former Patriots Owner Victor Kiam testified yesterday in the St. Louis Convention and Visitor Commission''s (CVC) $130M lawsuit against the NFL, according to Lhotka & O''Neil of the ST. LOUIS POST-DIS

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, New England Patriots, NFL, St. Louis Rams

10/17/97
MEDIA NOTES

ESPN: ESPN has "dropped" Gary Miller from its World Series coverage in light of charges against him stemming from events at a Cleveland nightclub (NEWSDAY, 10/17). In N.Y., Phil Mushnick writes that,

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney

10/16/97
FACILITY NOTES

Although MN-based Northwest Airlines would be a "likely candidate" to have an interest in acquiring naming rights to a new Twins ballpark, an airline spokesperson said the company prefers "to put our

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Washington Redskins

10/16/97
IN NEW CAMPAIGN, THREE PACERS GET A TASTE OF FRENCH LICK

Antonio Davis, Fred Hoiberg and Haywoode Workman star in a new Pacers ad campaign in which the players take a trip to Larry Bird''s hometown of French Lick "to learn more about their new coach and sel

Tags: Franchises, Indiana Pacers

10/16/97
WOMEN'S SOCCER LOOKING TO THE DEUCE TO PROLONG ITS LIFETIME?

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Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Nike, Reebok, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

10/16/97
GLUCKSTERN SAYS, "ISLE TAKE LONG ISLAND"

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Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL

10/16/97
MEDIA NOTES

TV DEALS: USA TODAY''s Michael Hiestand examines the upcoming TV rights negotiations for the NFL and NBA in today''s "In Focus" section (USA TODAY, 10/16)....In TX, Wendell Barnhouse reports that the

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Antonio Spurs, Media, Walt Disney

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