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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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MEDIA NOTES

ONLINE: An "estimated" 16 million kids are hooked up to the Internet and "major sports sites are unveiling special sections to attract children," according to David Sweet of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. A

Tags: ESPN, MLS, NASCAR, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

12/02/98
HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF SPORTS BROADCASTING

MIT-based sports technology company seeks VP/Sales & Marketing & Senior Marketing Analyst to guide the sales and marketing of its new products. Must have history working with teams, leagues and especi

Tags: Classified Advertisements

12/02/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Penguins will refund "about" $212,000 to 191 season-ticket holders who paid for playoff games that weren''t played last year. Team attorney Robert Sable said most season-ticket holders applied the

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Boston Red Sox, Fleet Financial, Franchises, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins

12/02/98
NBC/TURNER TO ONCE AGAIN DELAY FORWARD PROGRESS ON LEAGUE

NBC and Turner Broadcasting''s announcement on whether to proceed with the launch a new football league in 2000 "won''t be made until early" ''99, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. Turner Sports

Tags: NBC, Media, Time Warner

12/02/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The late PETE ROZELLE was named one of TIME''s Top 100 Builders & Titans -- the "most influential business geniuses of the century." Rozelle was "an iron-willed tycoon who created the business model f

Tags: Denver Broncos, NASCAR, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Tennessee Titans

12/02/98
FINANCIAL FIGURES SHOW BOWLEN CONTRIBUTED $2M TO CAMPAIGN

Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen "pumped nearly $2 million from his own pocket" into the campaign for a new stadium, the "largest single contribution to an issue campaign in Denver history," according to Pegg

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities

12/02/98
NFLPA SIGNS NEW PARTNER FOR PLAYERS INC WEB SITE

Internet marketing company Think New Ideas has been selected by the NFLPA to design, develop and co-market the new Players Inc Web site at http://www.nflplayers.com. The partnership will build a netwo

Tags: MBNA America Bank, NFL, Media

12/02/98
THE BILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MONEY: TEAM HITS GOAL

The Bills "finally" reached the $11M goal in premium seat sales required to keep the team in Buffalo "at least" through 2003, according to Gene Warner of the BUFFALO NEWS. The $63.25M in renovations w

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Franchises, NFL, Wilson Sporting Goods

12/02/98
SATURN WANTS TO RIDE THE BICYCLES; UNIONBAY ON BOARD

Saturn has signed a one-year sponsorship with U.S. Cycling''s National Bike League (NBL). The deal, set for ''99, includes two $5,000 scholarships and the "Saturn Scholarship Fund," as well as cross-p

Tags: ESPN, General Motors, PepsiCo, Walt Disney

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