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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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11/01/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S BLACKOUT MONITOR

The following NFL games failed to sell out this weekend and will be blacked out in their home markets (THE DAILY). GAME LOCAL TIME NETWORK Carolina at Atlanta 1:00 Fox Houston at Seattle 1:00 NBC Wash

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

11/01/96
CABLEVISION PROPOSES PAY-PER-ROUND FOR TYSON- HOLYFIELD BOUT

Cablevision, with about 3 million cable homes, will allow fans to buy the November 9 Tyson-Holyfield fight for $9.95 per round, up to the retail price of $49.95, according to ESPN''s Bob Ley. Ley: "An

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

10/31/96
MEDIA NOTES

Sunday''s New York City Marathon will be online at Starwave''s Outside Online site, http://outside.starwave. com/events/96nyc/index.html. Racing progress and photos will be available (N.Y. POST, 10/31

Tags: New York Yankees, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, YankeeNets

10/31/96
NEW SPORTS NETWORKS SET TO HIT THE AIRWAVES TOMORROW

Both ESPN and Fox Sports hold press conferences today on the launches of ESPNEWS and Fox Sports Net (THE DAILY). ESPNEWS: Michael Hiestand writes in USA TODAY that when ESPNEWS debuts tomorrow, those

Tags: ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

10/31/96
FOX AND NBC TAKE ISSUE WITH NIELSEN'S NEW HOME SAMPLE

NBC and Fox, both experiencing a decrease in their NFL football ratings, continue to question Nielsen Media Research''s sample base, according to Wayne Friedman of INSIDE MEDIA. Giles Lundberg, Fox Se

Tags: NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Media

10/31/96
SOUTH FLORIDIANS CRY OUT TO TCI: THEY WANT THEIR PANTHERS TV

Florida Attorney General Bob Butterworth is studying "legal options" against TCI of South FL because of the cable company''s refusal to put the NHL Panthers'' games on TV by not adding SportsChannel t

Tags: Florida Panthers, Media

10/30/96
AOL RESHUFFLES MANAGEMENT AND PRICING; EYES 7 MILLION MARK

America Online "performed an emergency overhaul" yesterday, reorganizing its management and changing its pricing system, according to David Hilzenrath of the WASHINGTON POST. The move will require the

Tags: Media, Time Warner, Viacom

10/30/96
TEAM MEDIA NOTES: WQAM DEAL DONE; CELTS LEFT OUT IN COLD?

A five-year, $35M deal for Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers rights purchased by WQAM was formally announced yesterday, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. WQAM GM/part- Owner Greg Reed: "We'

Tags: Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Miami Dolphins, Media

10/30/96
ESPNEWS MAKES CARRIAGE TO REACH 1.5 MILLION HOMES

ESPN, Inc. signed charter ESPNEWS carriage agreements with affiliates and the new network will launch Friday with more than 1.5 million subscribers, including those served by Marcus Cable and Adelphia

Tags: ATT, ESPN, General Motors, HBO, News Corp./Fox, Sears, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/30/96
MEDIA NOTES

The AP now will carry summaries and short-form box scores for ABL games. AP had earlier said it would carry only scores and standings (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 10/30)....The U.S. Federal Government

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media

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