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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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06/27/97
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on Fox regional games were: FLA-MON; CUBS-HOU; NYY-CLE; LA-SF. The numbers were gathered from the n

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, Chicago Cubs, ESPN, General Motors, Los Angeles Sparks, MLB, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NHRA, PBA, PGA Tour, R J Reynolds, Media, TBS/TNT, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

06/27/97
MEDIA NOTES

Fox Sports Online, www.foxsports.com, has created a new All-Star Game area which will launch on Monday. The site will "grade each team as they head" into the All-Star break, "offer virtual coverage" o

Tags: American Skiing Co., Cablevision, Acushnet, LPGA, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, PVI, San Diego Padres, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toronto Maple Leafs

06/27/97
WQAM PULLS PLUG ON GOLDBERG IN MIDDLE OF SPORTS BABE TALK

In FL, WQAM talk-show host Hank Goldberg''s "strained relationship" with the station "took another strange twist" Thursday, according to Tom Jicha of the Fort Lauderdale SUN- SENTINEL. Goldberg, who h

Tags: Miami Marlins, Media

06/27/97
DO IT FOR THE CHILDREN: ADS FIGHT CABLE TV THEFT

The PPV Anti-Theft Task Force, an industry coalition working to eliminate cable theft, and Showtime Event TV (SET), have launched a series of commercials designed to stop cable piracy, in conjunction

Tags: ABC, News Corp./Fox, Showtime, Media, Walt Disney

06/26/97
BRIAN ROBERTS EYEING PARTNER ON PHILLY SPORTS NETWORK

Comcast "is exploring finding a partner for the regional sports network it plans to start in the fall," according to Andrew Collier of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Comcast President Brian Roberts said that

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/26/97
MEDIA NOTES

Joe Tait, the radio voice of the Cavs, has signed a multi-year contract to continue broadcasting Cavs and WNBA Rockers games. Terms were not disclosed (Cavs)....Showtime Networks has produced holyfiel

Tags: ESPN, Showtime, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

06/26/97
GOLDBERG SUSPENSION OVER, BUT WHEN WILL HE RETURN TO WQAM?

Although Hank Goldberg''s suspension has ended at FL radio station WQAM, Goldberg "will not be back on the air today," and WQAM part-Owner & GM Greg Reed "says it''s ''50- 50'' whether Goldberg will r

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

06/26/97
FINAL NBA RATINGS AS TNT DRAFT COVERAGE HAS EYES FOR DAVID

The NBA''s three national TV partners, NBC, TNT and TBS "suffered notable declines during the regular season after hitting new ratings heights" the year before, according to Alan Breznick of CABLE WOR

Tags: NBA, NBC, Portland Trail Blazers, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Vulcan Ventures

06/26/97
SPORTSLINE GETTING BLOCKED IN QUEST FOR MJ SITE DOMAIN NAME

As reported yesterday, SportsLine USA signed Michael Jordan to an exclusive ten-year deal to create an official fan area on its World Wide Web site. The new site, "which is not yet named and has not e

Tags: Media

06/25/97
RIGHTS FEES, LIMITED CAPACITY KEEPING SPORTS ON FREE TV

Despite the success of "highly touted big ticket events" and the "overall growth" of pay-per-view (PPV) sports programming, "die hard fans probably won''t have to worry anytime soon about shelling out

Tags: DirecTV, NFL, Media

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