College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In MontgomeryPublished 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...
The approval of a $1.5M federal grant to pay for an access road "has cleared the way" for ESPN to expand onto a 22-acre campus behind its headquarters, according to Al Lara of the HARTFORD COURANT. Wi
Converse will unveil its first site on the World Wide Web this week at www.converse.com. The site is developed by NY-based Media Circus....Nike selected SF-based Vivid Studios to help create its new W
Peterson Publishing Co. has purchased the rights to Richard Petty''s Stock Car Magazine, Dick Vitale''s College Basketball Yearbook and Bob Griese''s College Football Yearbook from CS Communications.
The NCAA is cutting back "by about 200" the number of Final Four courtside seats designated for the media at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, IN, replacing the press seating with 800 seats for fans of th
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Flyers Chair Ed Snider said that "the club was looking into severing ties" with its flagship radio station, WIP-AM, because the station reported last week that Eric Lindros had missed a February 16 ga
CBS and SportsLine USA will hold a news conference tomorrow to announce CBS''s $100M investment for a one-third stake in the online sports service, according to Steve Lohr of the N.Y. TIMES. Neither C
The Rangers'' Brian Leetch "expressed his displeasure" with the Fox pucks used during the Rangers'' loss on Saturday, according to Bob Raissman of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. Leetch: "Those Fox pucks are bad
Classic Sports Network (CSN) said it intends to file a complaint with the FCC alleging that Cablevision has violated Federal law by attempting to coerce CSN into granting Cablevision an ownership inte
In a letter last Friday to Cablevision Chair James Dolan from Classic Sports Network (CSN) President Stephen Greenberg, CSN accused Cablevision of "refusing to distribute" the network because CSN "dec