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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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07/13/98
THE POWER PLAYERS: VENATOR, JUST FOR FEET IN WEEKEND MEDIA

Just into his fourth year as Venator Group CEO, formerly Woolworth, Roger Farah has changed the company''s "century-old strategy," and for "all intents and purposes," he is now "running a sporting goo

Tags: Finance, Foot Locker/Venator Group

07/13/98
ADAMS GOLF HAS SUCCESSFUL OPENING ON THE OPEN MARKET

Adams Golf shares rose 15% Friday, their first day of trading on the NASDAQ, as investors bought into the "fast- growing maker of the Tight Lies line of clubs despite the weak state of the IPO market,

Tags: Finance

07/08/98
VENATOR GROUP, THE SPORTS AUTHORITY PREDICT EARNINGS DECLINE

The "dismal state of the sports shoe market claimed two more victims yesterday when Venator, formerly known as Woolworth, and Sports Authority ... warned that second- quarter results would be much wor

Tags: Finance, The Sports Authority

07/08/98
FINANCE NOTES

THE MARKET SHARE: In N.Y., Dunstan Prial included Cleveland Indians Baseball Co. under a list of high-profile IPO "losers." Prial also reported that Adams Golf plans to sell 5.8 million shares through

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Finance, Time Warner

07/07/98
ZAPATA ZIPS UPWARD ON NYSE: COMPANY TO SPLIT INTO TWO

The Glazer family''s Zapata Corp. jumped 11 5/8 to 21 1/2 yesterday on the NYSE. The Glazers also own the Buccaneers. PBS''s Paul Kangas reported that the company "plans to split into two separate ent

Tags: Finance, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Time Warner

07/01/98
NIKE ENDS '98 FY WITH FIRST QUARTERLY LOSS IN 13 YEARS

Nike yesterday posted a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $67.7M, or $0.23 a share, "its first loss in more than 13 years," according to Bill Richards of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. For the year-earlier peri

Tags: Finance, Nike

07/01/98
DISNEY STOCK DOWN AFTER ANALYSTS DOWNGRADE PROFIT ESTIMATES

Shares in Disney dropped 7.1% -- or 8 1/8 -- to 105 1/16 as analysts "downgraded their recommendations and shaved profit estimates" for the company, the fourth time in the last two months that Wall St

Tags: Finance, Walt Disney

06/30/98
NEWS CORP. ANNOUNCES FOX IPO: HOPES TO BRING IN $2-4B

News Corp. unveiled plans Monday for a stock offering to include 20% of its film, broadcasting and sports assets -- including the Dodgers -- in a deal that could raise "up to" $2B for the company, whi

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Finance, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Time Warner, Viacom

06/29/98
TOP FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TARGETING MORE SPORTS BUSINESS

In a period when increasing salaries and signing bonuses, multiyear contracts and endorsement deal can push annual incomes "well into the millions," pro athletes as a group have become "highly desirab

Tags: Finance, IMG

06/24/98
FINANCE NOTES

UBS Securities analyst Ed Hatch lowered his earnings estimate for Disney stock from $3.15 to $2.96. Merrill Lynch''s Jessica Reif cut her profit forecast from $3.10 to $3. The analysts'' "shift" has p

Tags: Finance, Walt Disney

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