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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

SPORTS ON EARTH’s Joe DeLessio writes of the FXFL, “ It’s hard to imagine the league succeeding as a standalone entity . … But if it can serve its intended purpose – to provide a showcase for players still chasing their NFL dreams – then it’s not inconceiva...

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02/02/99
ALPINE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS PLAY SECOND STRING TO ELWAY?

The Alpine World Championships in Vail will take place over the next two weeks, and NBC and ESPN "will combine for 21 hours of same-day coverage," according to Ralph Russo of the DENVER POST. IMG''s T

Tags: ATT, ESPN, Events and Attractions, General Motors, IMG, NBC, Visa, Walt Disney

02/02/99
A PRIVATE ROUND WITH ARNOLD PALMER AT $40,000 A FOURSOME?

Several sports agencies are locking up golf-course rentals for September''s Ryder Cup in Boston, according to Sacha Pfeiffer of the BOSTON GLOBE. IMG will offer execs from Merrill Lynch, Fidelity Inve

Tags: Events and Attractions, FC Dallas, IMG

01/21/99
ESPN HEADED FOR THE "GREAT OUTDOORS" WITH NEW CONCEPT

ESPN announced the creation of the ESPN Great Outdoor Games yesterday, a four-day event consisting of outdoor sports competition in events such as bass fishing and shooting. The games, to be held in L

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Nielsen, Walt Disney

01/20/99
MASBACK IN BUSINESS: USATF TO STAGE EVENT AT GEORGE MASON

USATF Exec Dir Craig Masback said that the DC Invitational will replace the Mobil Invitational at George Mason University Fieldhouse in VA on February 19, according to Kathy Orton of the WASHINGTON PO

Tags: Events and Attractions

01/20/99
ESPN LOOKS FOR BRAND EXTENSION WITH THE GREAT OUTDOOR GAMES

ESPN is "building on its success with the X Games by expanding the made-for-TV festival genre into outdoor sports such as fishing, shooting and sporting dogs," according to USA TODAY''s Sal Ruibal. Th

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, NBC, Showtime, Walt Disney

01/19/99
ECONOMIC IMPACT OF IRON ON VEGAS; ATTENDANCE, PPV BUYS LOW

Mike Tyson''s fifth round KO of Francois Botha Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas "should generate at least" an $8M non-gaming economic impact for the city and "immeasurable exposure to a ne

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Showtime, Walt Disney

01/15/99
CRAIG MASBACK UNDER FIRE FOR "SCRAMBLING" ON TRACK MEETS

Indoor track is "being revived" by a TV presence, including a three-meet circuit on NBC, according to USA TODAY''s Dick Patrick. But some "late scrambling" by the USATF "bothers some meet promoters an

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBC

01/15/99
WILL ONLY BOTHA THOSE GUYS PAY TO SEE TYSON? PPV SALES SLOW

Mike Tyson will receive $10M for his fight with Francois Botha Saturday at the MGM Grand, as well as "an undisclosed percentage" of PPV TV receipts, according to Norm Frauenheim of the ARIZONA REPUBLI

Tags: Events and Attractions, Showtime

01/14/99
BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG PITY IN VEGAS: TYSON TIX STAND AT 10,000

MGM Grand Senior VP/Marketing Don Welsh said that even with a "scaled-down" 14,000-seat arena, Saturday''s Mike Tyson-Frans Botha fight "won''t be a sellout," according to Royce Feour of the LAS VEGAS

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, NBC, Walt Disney

01/12/99
TYSON FIGHT NOT A KNOCKOUT IN TICKET OR PPV SALES JUST YET

With ticket sales "sluggish," the Mike Tyson-Frans Botha fight is facing a local PPV blackout in Las Vegas, according to Royce Feour of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. The fight will be held at the MGM

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