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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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09/22/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CORRECTION: CRAIG BROMMERS, who recently joined Authentic Fitness Corp.''s Speedo division as Dir of Sports Marketing, will report directly to Speedo VP/Sports Marketing STUART ISAAC (THE DAILY). OTHE

Tags: Cablevision, News Corp./Fox, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

09/22/98
LEAGUE NOTES

In N.Y., Joel Sherman criticizes MLB for not properly honoring the legacy of Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa''s HR chase and the consecutive-games streak of Cal Ripken: "In an indelible year when baseball

Tags: Formula One, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Manchester United, MLB

09/22/98
THE SOONER THE BETTER FOR NIKE; ALPHA LINE GOES SWOOSHLESS

Univ. of OK (OU) head football coach John Blake receives $150,000 a year from Nike for outfitting his team in Nike apparel, according to Trammell & Ellis of the DAILY OKLAHOMAN. In addition to the $15

Tags: Nike

09/22/98
NFL TO BRONCOS & CHARGERS: WILL YOU GO TO A LAND DOWN UNDER?

The Broncos will play the Chargers on Sunday, August 8, in Sydney. The American Bowl, which marks the first time the league will play in Australia, will be one of the first events at the Olympic Stadi

Tags: ABC, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, NFL, San Diego Chargers, Walt Disney

09/22/98
THE SKY IS FALLING? TORONTO STADIUM REPORTS SHORTFALL

In a September 11 letter from SkyDome President & CEO Patrick McDougall to SkyDome directors, the facility was reported to "have a cash deficit" of C$2.9M by the end of the year, according to Paul Bre

Tags: Facilities, Labatt Brewing

09/22/98
THE SON ALSO RISES: A-B TO BACK EARNHARDT JR. IN RECORD PACT

Dale Earnhardt Jr. signed a six-year sponsorship deal with Budweiser beginning with a five-race Winston Cup schedule in ''99, according to Ron Green of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Earnhardt will join the

Tags: Anheuser Busch, R J Reynolds

09/22/98
NFL GIVES IRVINE NFL HOPES A STIFF ARM; HOUSTON TALKS DRAG?

Irvine, CA''s NFL expansion hopes received a "serious setback" Friday when the league refused to allow the plan to be heard by league owners at a meeting in October, according to Harmonson & Luna of t

Tags: Franchises, NFL

09/22/98
MEDIA NOTES

TOUCH OF GRAY: Reviewing Saturday''s Evander Holyfield- Vaughn Bean telecast, USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke wrote that Showtime''s Jim Gray "enhanced his role as TV sports'' top reporter" for "grilling Mi

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, HBO, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Showtime, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

09/22/98
NFL SAYS IT WILL "MOVE FORWARD" ON THEMED CENTERS

St. Joe Corp. and the NFL "are abandoning plans to develop a chain of interactive sports-themed entertainment centers," according to Carrns & Fatsis of the WALL STREET JOURNAL, who calls the deal''s c

Tags: Events and Attractions, NFL

09/22/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The late FLORENCE GRIFFITH JOYNER is remembered today. In Boston, John Powers writes that it was FloJo''s "style" that many will remember: "racy and edgy and undeniably glam" (BOSTON GLOBE, 9/22). In

Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture

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