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NFL Looking For New CMO After Waller's Role Shifts; Grubman Focusing On L.A. Team

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 27 / 14

The NFL is conducting a search for a new CMO after a series of high-level organizational changes, outlined in a memo sent yesterday by NFL Commissioner ROGER GOODELL to teams and league officials. MARK WALLER is dropping his CMO title to fully focus on international, a role he previously had bef...

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06/27/96
STADIUM NOTES

The Tampa Stadium Authority will ask the Bucs to clarify language in a lease proposed by the team concerning a clause allowing the Bucs to control concession sales within a mile of the facility and on

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Buffalo Sabres, Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

06/27/96
YANKEES STADIUM STUDY: THEY'LL TAKE MANHATTAN ...

A report on potential ballpark sites for a new Yankee Stadium, obtained by USA TODAY, concludes that a $1.1B, 70,000- seat Manhattan facility affording views of the midtown skyline "would provide an u

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

06/27/96
SUGGESTION MADE TO MOVE NEW REDS BALLPARK OFF THE RIVERFRONT

Citing concerns that building new stadiums for the Reds and Bengals on the Cincinnati riverfront would hurt non-waterfront establishments, several local business leaders have proposed moving the expec

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

06/27/96
PENNSYLVANIA STADIUM DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO BE DELAYED

A state task force currently studying stadium development issues for potential new facilities for the Pirates, Steelers, Phillies and Eagles has received an extension on a July 1 deadline for deliveri

Tags: Facilities, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

06/27/96
JACKSONVILLE LEARNING FOOTBALL IS A COSTLY GAME

Spectator Management Group, which runs Jacksonville Municipal Stadium, has requested nearly $1.6M to cover the cost of running the facility, reports Earl Daniels of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. The city h

Tags: Facilities, Jacksonville Jaguars

06/26/96
ERICSSON BUYS NAMING RIGHTS TO CAROLINAS STADIUM

Swedish telecommunications firm LM Ericsson Inc. has purchased naming rights to Carolinas Stadium for $20M over a 10- year period, according to the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. The announcement is somewhat of

Tags: Bank of America, Facilities

06/26/96
RIVERFRONT RENOVATION STILL AN OPTION

Although Hamilton County, OH, officials are proceeding with plans for a "Camden Yards-style ballpark" for the Reds, sources say renovating Riverfront Stadium as a baseball-only stadium remains an opti

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, Facilities

06/26/96
BUCS RESPOND TO COUNTY DEMAND FOR AUTHORITY OVER STADIUM

The Bucs say a Hillsborough County "ultimatum" issued last week concerning control of a proposed new stadium "is very disheartening," according to the TAMPA TRIBUNE. However, in a letter to County Com

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06/26/96
PITTSBURGH MAYOR, PIRATES UNVEIL SITE AND LOOK OF NEW PARK

During a news conference yesterday, members of Pittsburgh Mayor Tom Murphy''s Forbes Field II Task Force presented their proposal for a "North Side" ballpark costing an estimated $187M to $208M locate

Tags: Facilities, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers

06/26/96
THE BOSS TEAMING UP WITH THE DONALD ON NEW WEST SIDE STORY?

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner said he has yet to decide whether the club will move out of The Bronx when its lease expires in 2002, according to the N.Y. POST. However a story in this week''s NEW

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

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