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2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey Seeks Your Input On Sports Business

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 24 / 14

It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. Some of the questions that you will find in this year's survey are...

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Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with Lakers-Nets, followed by 76ers-Bucks. The first non-NBA report, at 4:53 into the broadcast, was a pre

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Carolina Panthers, Colleges, ESPN, Football, HBO, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Events, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 10:00pm ET 60-minute edition of FSN''s "National Sports Report" led with a preview of the Daytona 500, followed by Villanova Univ.-Georgetown Univ. NCAA men''s basketball. "N

Tags: Basketball, Boston Celtics, Colleges, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Football, Golf, Memphis Grizzlies, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

Marketplace Round-Up

In DC, Eric Fisher reported that the NBA is "beginning to show signs of life" in its merchandising sales. Fisher: "Thanks to dozens of new products, several redesigned uniforms, a fast-growing e-comme

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Churchill Downs Inc., Colleges, Football, Horse Racing, Milwaukee Brewers, NBA, NFL

Facility Notes

Cablevision CEO James Dolan said he would never sell naming rights to MSG: "No, I wouldn''t do it — ever. Madison Square Garden is special" (BLOOMBERG NEWS, 2/10)....The NBA''s ''01 draft will be

Tags: Basketball, Cablevision, Chicago Bears, Colleges, Facilities, Football, Madison Square Garden, NBA

NBA's TV Rights Market

With the NBA''s $2.64B TV contract due to expire after the ''01-02 season, Fatsis & Flint of the WALL STREET JOURNAL wonder whether the league "will be forced to settle for a token increase or even ta

Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, IMG, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

Executive Transactions

The Mets promoted longtime publicist JAY HORWITZ to VP. Horowitz has been with the team for 21 years (NEWSDAY, 2/8). ...Turner Sports promoted GREG HUGHES to Senior VP/PR (GOULD MEDIA, 2/6)....Univ. o

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, Golf, New York Mets, People and Pop Culture, Tennis, Time Warner

Final Weekend Nielsen Ratings

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR "Raising the Roof" 2/3 ABC 1:00-2:00pm 0.9/3 "Battle of the Grid Iron" 2/3 ABC 2:00-3:00pm

Tags: ABC, Basketball, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, NFL, NHL, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Sacramento Kings, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Track & Field, UPN, Viacom, Walt Disney, Winter Sports

Media Notes

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with the Univ. of WA-Univ. of AZ men''s basketball, followed by Stanford Univ.-Univ. of OR NCAA. The first non-NCAA

Tags: Basketball, Boston Bruins, Colleges, Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, Manchester United, NASCAR, NBA, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Southwest Sports Group, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

Knight's $55,000 Sandbox Deal

Former IN Univ. men''s basketball coach Bobby Knight has "agreed to work" for Sandbox.com to promote the Internet game producer''s NCAA tournament pool, according to Scott Newman of BLOOMBERG NEWS. A

Tags: Coca-Cola, Colleges, ESPN, IMG, NCAA, Walt Disney

Names In The News

XFL: NBC''s "Tonight Show" featured DICK BUTKUS doing a parody of the XFL with the XPGA TOUR. Butkus: "It''s golf the way it was meant to be played — full-contact! Every fairway a battlefield, ev

Tags: Basketball, CBS, Colleges, Dallas Mavericks, Football, Golf, Miami Heat, NBA, NBC, San Antonio Spurs, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

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