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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14

Bulls C Joakim Noah and his youth-focused Noah’s Arc Foundation will hold a press conference this morning at a Chicago community center to provide new tactics to combat gun violence. The Reds HOF & Museum in Cincinnati today will open an exhibit titled “Rosie Reds – 50th An...

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03/21/95
ABC EXAMINES THE BIG TIME ECONOMICS OF BUILDING A WINNER

On ABC''s "American Agenda," Armen Keteyian profiled UMass'' efforts to build a big-time basketball program. Keteyian, chronicling the financial dividends Coach John Calipari receives while the rest o

Tags: ABC, Colleges, NCAA, Walt Disney

03/21/95
SEWING UP DEALS FOR COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL GAMES

Turner Sports has acquired the rights to produce and air the Carquest Bowl from Raycom Inc. The 3-year deal for the game, which is played at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, begins with the upcoming ''95

Tags: Colleges, FedEx, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

03/14/95
OUTSIDE THE LINES: ESPN LOOKS AT MONEY & COLLEGE BASKETBALL

ESPN''s "Outside the Lines" last night profiled different aspects of college basketball. Among those topics discussed: leaving school early for the NBA, the state of coaching, and the question of whet

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, NBA, Walt Disney

03/14/95
IT'S MARCH GLADNESS FOR NCAA SPONSORS

For the first time, all 16 partners of NCAA sports "are executing some sort of consumer promotion" tied to the basketball tournament. Sprint is running print ads in USA TODAY; Frito- Lay''s Doritos br

Tags: CBS, Coca-Cola, Colleges, Foot Locker/Venator Group, NCAA, Pennzoil, PepsiCo, Sprint, Viacom, Wheaties

03/14/95
MARCH MADNESS: IT'S GOTTA BE THE SHOES!

Today, THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY provides yet another NCAA tournament bracket -- not just the schools but also their shoe contracts. Schools are listed in seed order. WEST REGION EAST REGION UCLA Reeb

Tags: Colleges, Converse, NCAA, Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals

03/14/95
GATOR BOWL LOOKING FOR MORE MONEY TO BECOME MAJOR BOWL

The Gator Bowl Association hopes to "boost the annual Gator Bowl game into the top tier of the nation''s bowl picture with the help of additional bed-tax revenues." The Association plans to ask the Du

Tags: Colleges

01/10/95
NCAA RAISES ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES

The NCAA yesterday agreed to raise academic standards for incoming student-athletes, and refused to grant a fourth year of eligibility to those sidelined by the tougher rules. However, the delegates d

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

01/10/95
IRISH EYES ARE NOT SMILING FOR COTTON BOWL PARTICIPANTS

Officials representing the Pac-10, Western Athletic, and Big 12 conferences have sent their contracts back to the Mobil Cotton Bowl over a disagreement about Notre Dame''s participation in future game

Tags: Colleges

12/22/94
DOES GOING TO A MINOR BOWL DO MORE FINANCIAL HARM THAN GOOD?

In the latest issue of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, Tim Layden examines the financial burden most bowl games create for their schools. "Many bowl games invite schools in much the same way Don Corleone invited

Tags: Colleges, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

12/22/94
PAC-10 HUNTS BUFFALO

The Pac-10 has invited the University of Colorado to join their conference. CU''s Board of Regents will hold a special briefing today in Boulder to consider the invitation. This invitation comes as "a

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Colleges

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