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Silver Wants ASG In N.C., Warns States Of Legislation Similar To HB2

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver  reiterated that he "wants to try" having the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, but he warned that legislation similar to North Carolina's HB2 law in other jurisdictions "could preclude an NBA city from hosting the event." Silver yesterday in his State of the League ...

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10/05/00
WE ARE MEDIA ... WE'VE GOT RIGHTS, BUT NO SPONSORS, UH OH

WeMedia, a NY-based media firm "targeting the disabled," will broadcast more than 100 hours of the Paralympic Games live on the Internet over 11 days beginning October 18, according to David Sweet of

Tags: NFL, Olympics

10/05/00
DOT-COMING AND GOING: TRADITIONAL ADVERTISERS ON SUPER BOWL

In what''s "good news" for CBS, "traditional advertisers such as Philip Morris, Levi Strauss and MasterCard are suiting up" for the network''s broadcast of Super Bowl XXXV, according to Michael McCart

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, CBS, MasterCard, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/05/00
MORE KNIGHT MOVES: SOCOG PREZ ANNOUNCES PLANS TO STEP DOWN

SOCOG President Michael Knight announced his plan to quit politics after 19 years in the NSW Parliament. Knight said that he would "leave parliament in December after tidying up the remains" of the 20

Tags: IOC, NBC, Olympics

10/05/00
LAP OF LUXURY: NFL PANTHERS ADDING NEW LUXURY-SEATING PLAN

The NFL Panthers are adding "a unique luxury-seating plan dubbed Suite 87," to Ericsson Stadium, according to the BUSINESS JOURNAL OF CHARLOTTE''s Erik Spanberg, who reports that the area, named for O

Tags: Carolina Panthers, Facilities, NFL

10/05/00
FIA KICKS THE HABIT: VOLUNTARILY DECIDES TO NIX TOBACCO ADS

The European Court of Justice "today is expected to annul" a European Commission directive banning tobacco advertising and sponsorship in sports within the 15 EU member nations by July 2001, according

Tags: Formula One

10/05/00
ARE RED WINGS STILL MOST MARKETABLE TEAM IN MOTOWN?

Last night''s broadcast of FSN Detroit''s "Red Wings Season Preview" examined the Red Wings'' marketing campaign around their 75th anniversary and how the "value of the [Red Wing crest] is considerabl

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Franchises

10/05/00
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

News Digital Media, which operates Fox.com, Foxnews.com and Foxsports.com, has tapped ROSS LEVINSOHN as Senior VP. Levinsohn, who was previously with AltaVista, will oversee marketing, business develo

Tags: CFL, National Lacrosse League, People and Pop Culture

10/05/00
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TAKING STOCK: The WALL STREET JOURNAL''s John Lippman cites News. Corp''s annual report as stating that company dirs "granted" President PETER CHERNIN stock options valued at $52.7M and gave Chair RUP

Tags: AEG, Coca-Cola, Colorado Rapids, Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, MLS, Pittsburgh Steelers, People and Pop Culture

10/05/00
PUTTING THE CART BEFORE THE PURSE? PUBLIC/PRIVATE ISSUE

The INDIANAPOLIS STAR''s Bill Koenig wonders if CART''s move to become a publicly traded company in March ''98 was "the wrong thing to do," and writes CART owners "face two questions" heading into the

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/05/00
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB PLAYOFF ATTENDANCE: 45,383 fans attended yesterday afternoon''s Game Two of the Mariners-White Sox ALDS at Comiskey Park (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 10/5). 40,340 fans attended yesterday afternoon''s Game O

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Chicago White Sox, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, NFL, Oakland Athletics, PepsiCo, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays

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