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...
Despite the loss of big-name drivers to the rival U.S. 500, the Indy 500 still figures to win the ratings battle on Sunday, that according to two reports in USA TODAY this morning. Rudy Martzke predic
There should be an "intense battle" between Miami radio stations WIOD and WQAM for broadcast rights to the Dolphins, Marlins and Panthers, according to Barry Jackson of the MIAMI HERALD. Lowell "Bud"
In Hartford, columnist Jeff Jacobs -- noting it has been one month since ESPN''s Keith Olbermann reported the Whalers could announce a move to Nashville "by the end of the week" -- went back to ESPN f
The Mariners are averaging a 13.0 and a 28 share for 14 TV games through May 20. That is a 48% rise over last year''s 8.8 at this time (Mariners)....CRAIN''S NEW YORK BUSINESS profiles Elaine Farley,
NBC Sports President Dick Ebersol has signed a new agreement to continue in his position through 2004, according to an announcement yesterday by NBC President & CEO Robert Wright at the network''s aff
Several personalities will appear on CNN''s internet site this Memorial Day weekend in conjunction with NBA and NASCAR event coverage on TNT and TBS. On Friday night from 6:30-7:30pm EDT, TNT NBA anal
Indianapolis TV stations are seeing a shift in advertising dollars due to the Indy car feud which resulted in a competing race being run in Brooklyn, MI, on the same day as the Indy 500. According to
NBC and its affiliates are considering a proposal to "swap inventory" valued at $275M that represents the affiliates'' contribution toward payment for the ''96, 2000 and 2002 Olympic Games, according
The four major broadcast networks "are scrambling" to match last year''s record sales in the upfront ad market, according to Stuart Elliott of the N.Y. TIMES. Media buyers note the networks'' overall
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The battle for supremacy in the Indy car racing world is being waged on the Web, as well as in the press and on the tracks. Both the CART and IMS have organizational Web sites (as profiled in this spa