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...
CBC''s Hockey Night in Canada "took it on the nose" with the NHL playoff schedule, "although no one is complaining in public," according to David Shoalts of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Instead of having
NBC GOES DIGITAL WITH AFFILS: At the opening of the National Assoc. of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas today, NBC President Robert Wright is expected to announce that the network will join with M
Early next month, ESPN will launch a "major Web merchandising operation" to sell major league logoed sports apparel, according to ADVERTISING AGE. ESPN will link with 1- 800-PRO-TEAM Corp. of Plant Ci
"This is the 41st, and possibly last year for the Masters on CBS," according to Prentis Rogers in this morning''s ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. Rogers, who doesn''t cite any sources, writes that the "relation
ABC Sports Exec Producer Jack O''Hara "could be the next to depart in the wake" of the replacement of ABC Sports President Dennis Swanson by ESPN President Steve Bornstein, according to Steve Zipay wr
Lakers star Magic Johnson is heading one of five groups interested in buying KCAL-TV from Disney, and may be targeting the station to create what would be the first "black-oriented broadcast channel."
While companies spent $12.4M in the fourth quarter of ''95 to advertise on the World Wide Web, digital publishers and ad agencies remain at "loggerheads" over how the ads should be priced, according t
SportsChannel Florida is seeking the cable rights to the Lightning, and wants them "so much so that it will offer the team a stake in the channel," according to Michael Katz in this week''s BROADCASTI
Sunoco has agreed to sponsor Victor Livingston''s sports business magazine show on SportsChannel Philadelphia. The show will be known as "Sunoco Presents SportsBiz Today" (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 4/12)
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CBC''s "Hockey Night in Canada" (HNIC) is planning a Stanley Cup site on the Internet. However, William Houston notes that "huge negotiations" must take place before the site is complete. HNIC want to