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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

The W New York will host the 15th annual Taste of Tennis Gala ahead of the U.S. Open. Headlining the event are  Serena Williams and chef Masaharu Morimoto . Other participating tennis players include  Venus Williams , Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and the Bryan Brothers .&nb...

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10/27/98
MEDIA NOTES

OLBERMANN TO FOX? USA TODAY''s Peter Johnson reports that Keith Olbermann "will be out the door soon" at MSNBC. Johnson: "Some suspect Olbermann is sick of news, itching to get back into sports, and F

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, HBO, Madison Square Garden, NASCAR, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

10/27/98
THE SUPER SHOW MUST GO ON IN ATLANTA

The Super Show had intended to move out of the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) in Atlanta to the 2.4 million- square-foot World Expo Center in Osceola County, FL, but developers of the FL site "o

Tags: Events and Attractions, SGMA

10/27/98
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS SALES OPENING

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League are looking for a Dir of Corporate Sales. This person will be responsible for developing/implementing a Corporate Sales and Marketing P

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Pittsburgh Penguins

10/27/98
BARRON'S QUESTIONS REASONS FOR INDIANS UNDERPERFORMING STOCK

Shares in the Indians have "plunged" 61% from 15 in June to 5 13/16 as of last week, and team Owner Richard Jacobs has seen the value of his team "shrink to around" $110M, compared to the MLB Rangers

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Southwest Sports Group, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers

10/27/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Time Warner Vice Chair TED TURNER sold 1.39 million shares of the company, raising "roughly" $125M as part of his program to raise money for his UN Foundation and other charities (DAILY VARIETY, 10/27

Tags: CBS, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, YankeeNets

10/27/98
BOOK REVEALS MJ DIDN'T WANT TO JUST DO IT WHEN HE TURNED PRO

Michael Jordan''s "For The Love Of The Game: My Story," a 156-page coffee table book, hits stores today. The book (Crown Publishers, $50) chronicles Jordan''s life and examines his playing career and

Tags: Cablevision, New York Knicks, Nike, Media, Washington Nationals

10/26/98
CRAFT-ING THEIR OWN NICHE: ESPN TO CARRY NASCAR TRUCK SERIES

ESPN/ESPN2 will become the exclusive cable home to the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series beginning in ''99, and ABC Sports will televise its first-ever race from the series when it airs the season-opener

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NASCAR, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/26/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

USA TODAY''s Melanie Wells reports that Compaq Computer "is talking with" the IOC about replacing IBM as an Olympic Games technology sponsor (USA TODAY, 10/26)....Shortly after she posed for a Univ. o

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, hp, IBM, Indianapolis Colts, IOC

10/26/98
MORE DEFECTIONS AT NFL PROPERTIES; BROSNAN TO BE MLB'S MAN?

NFLP VP/Creative Services BRUCE BURKE is "leaving after 12 years creating the league''s advertising, likely to open his own firm," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. In addition to Burke, NFLP Re

Tags: Cleveland Browns, MLB, NFL, People and Pop Culture, USTA

10/26/98
MEDIA NOTES

MONDAY NIGHT MADNESS: ABC will unveil the first Bowl Championship Series poll standings during halftime of tonight''s "MNF" telecast and USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke criticizes ABC for delaying the annou

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBC, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

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