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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

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08/25/98
SFX GETS $600M WORTH OF AMMUNITION FOR NEW ACQUISITIONS

SFX Entertainment "has received a commitment from the Bank of New York" to increase to $600M "the money it has available for acquisitions," according to Adam Sandler of DAILY VARIETY. SFX''s previous

Tags: Clear Channel/SFX Sports, Finance

08/24/98
MACGREGOR BOUGHT BY PARKSIDE; SPALDING GRABS A HOLD-ING

MacGregor Golf was purchased by CA-based management buyout firm The Parkside Group, who acquired it from the foreign investment group which bought MacGregor 18 months ago. Terms were not disclosed. Pa

Tags: Finance, Russell Athletic

08/21/98
CHEERING CHERNIN? ANALYSTS LIKE WHAT THEY HEAR OF FOX IPO

News Corp., in the process of spinning off Fox Entertainment Group, which includes its sports teams, met Thursday with analysts from investment banks underwriting the IPO to "offer guidance as to the

Tags: Finance, News Corp./Fox, Time Warner

08/21/98
DOES VENATOR GROUP QUARTER REPORT PUT TSA DEAL IN JEOPARDY?

The Venator Group reported a loss of $13M for its second quarter, "reflecting weak sales of athletic shoes and clothing," according to the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Venator, which includes Foot Locker, Lad

Tags: Finance, Foot Locker/Venator Group, The Sports Authority

08/21/98
QUOKKA SPORTS LINES UP $16M IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING

SF-based Quokka Sports, which touts its Total Sports Immersion (TSI) productions, announced the close of $16M in additional venture funding as it prepares to expand its digital media coverage of int''

Tags: Finance, Quokka

08/20/98
CANADIAN BANK TO START MONEY-MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR ATHLETES

The Royal Bank of Canada is "preparing to launch a money-management program aimed specifically at professional athletes," according to Susanne Craig of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Sources within the ban

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Finance, New York Giants, NHL

08/17/98
"ARLI$$" HAS MANY STORIES, AND NOW MARQUEE OWNS THEM ALL

The Marquee Group has agreed to acquire Tollin/Robbins Productions & Management (T&R), which produces HBO''s "Arli$$" among other shows. T&R also produces Nickelodeon''s "Keenan and Kel," "All That" a

Tags: Finance, HBO, St. Louis Blues, Time Warner

08/17/98
COMPANY NEWS & NOTES: FOX IPO MAY BE LARGEST EVER

News Corp. filed for the "anticipated spinoff" of the Fox Group, part of its U.S. film, TV and sports business, with the SEC on Friday, a move "that could help" Chair Rupert Murdoch "boost his company

Tags: Finance, News Corp./Fox, The Sports Authority

08/17/98
NO YEAR-END BONUS FOR TOP NIKE EXECS, EVEN PHIL KNIGHT

Nike awarded no bonus to its Chair & CEO Phil Knight in its most recent fiscal year, "cutting" his pay 40% to $1.68M, according to BLOOMBERG NEWS. Nike said it gave "no annual bonuses or long-term inc

Tags: Finance, Nike, Washington Nationals

08/14/98
THE BAD NEWS BEAR: NICKLAUS' GROUP GETS DELISTED BY NASDAQ

FL-based Golden Bear Golf, the golf company controlled by Jack Nicklaus, said it has been notified by the Nasdaq "that it has been delisted because it no longer complies with the net tangible asset re

Tags: Finance

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