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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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06/17/97
U.S. OPEN WEEKEND OVERNIGHT RATINGS: SUNDAY EARNS 7.6/21

Preliminary overnight ratings from Nielsen Sports Marketing for 37 markets for NBC''s coverage of the U.S. Open Saturday and Sunday. Since these are preliminary overnights, numbers may not match media

Tags: NBC, Nielsen, Media

06/17/97
HOME RUN OR STRIKE OUT? INTERLEAGUE RATINGS EXAMINED

MLB''s interleague games on Fox on Saturday earned a 3.8 overnight rating for four games, which was 9% higher than the 3.5 rating for games aired on the comparable weekend in ''96, according to Rudy M

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Bulls, Kansas City Royals, Madison Square Garden, MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Utah Jazz

06/17/97
MEDIA NOTES

In N.Y., Bob Raissman writes on HBO''s telecast of the Oscar de la Hoya-David Kamau fight, adding that, "Maybe HBO didn''t want to open old wounds, but it was disingenuous of Jim Lampley to say Larry

Tags: ABC, ESPN, HBO, MLB, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/17/97
BORNSTEIN'S REMARKS ON MURDOCH DRAW RESPONSE FROM FOX

Criticism of News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch by ABC Sports/ESPN President Steve Bornstein on ABC''s "Nightline" last Thursday night "was unexpected," according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES. I

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

06/16/97
WAX UP YOUR BOARDS: X-GAMES TO GO ON IN SAN DIEGO

Attorneys for ESPN, the city of San Diego and the Audubon Society have reached a settlement allowing the X- Games to "proceed next week as planned," according to Caitlin Rother in the SAN DIEGO UNION-

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

06/16/97
NHL TEAM MEDIA NEWS: MEDIA EXAMINES BLUES' NEW ROOKIE VOICE

Blues'' Dir of Marketing/PR Jim Woodcock "is prepared to take the heat" for signing Danny Kelly, 23, as the new radio voice of the Blues, according to Tom Wheatley in the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Kell

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, NHL, Media, St. Louis Blues

06/16/97
MEDIA NOTES

"Little League Magazine" will be published by MLB Enterprises. The 52-page magazine, published annually in early June, is supported by 18 sponsors, including Champion Int''l, the official paper suppli

Tags: ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Seattle Mariners, Media, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods, YankeeNets

06/16/97
WHAT ELS COULD NBC HOPE FOR? NBA FINALS, U.S OPEN PANNED

NBC''s coverage of the Bulls-Jazz NBA Finals Game Six on Friday drew an overnight rating of 20.1/35 share, down 4% from the ''96 Bulls-Sonics Game Six, which earned a 20.9/36 on a Sunday night, but up

Tags: Chicago Bulls, ESPN, NBA, NBC, Media, Utah Jazz, Walt Disney, WNBA

06/13/97
RATINGS FROM LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists of ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are eastern. MLB on FOX regional games were: NYM-CIN; TEX-KC; BAL-CHI; and FLA-COL. The numbers were gathered fro

Tags: ABC, CBS, Champ Car World Series, MLB, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, PBA, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/13/97
MEDIA NOTES

USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke notes the 6.6 rating, or four million viewers, for HBO''s "The Life and Times of the American Basketball Association" was the cable network''s highest-rated documentary in tw

Tags: ESPN, HBO, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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