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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

Saturday Boxing HOFer  Evander Holyfield and featherweight champion Abner Mares will serve as analysts on the Fox network telecast of the Premier Boxing Champions bout headlined by  Deontay Wilder - Gerald Washington . The fight is at Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Ala.

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Media Notes

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Former Notre Dame football coach Bob Davie will join ESPN as an analyst for college football game telecasts and studio shows this season. Davie will debut with the August 31 Central

Tags: ABC, ATP, Basketball, Colleges, ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Media, Walt Disney

Schwarz High On Argonauts

The Toronto GLOBE & MAIL''s David Naylor reported that CFL Toronto Argonauts Owner Sherwood Schwarz "believes he sees the light at the end of the tunnel for turning the business side of his club aroun

Tags: CFL, Football

League Notes

DAILY VARIETY''s Robert Hofler cites a source as saying that the NFL''s pregame party in N.Y. scheduled for Thursday, September 5, preceding the 49ers-Giants opener later that night, "is an impending

Tags: Baseball, ESPN, Football, Hockey, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New York Giants, NFL, NHL, San Francisco 49ers, Walt Disney

Bowden Under Fire For Motto

Several media outlets have criticized the FL State Univ. football team and coach Bobby Bowden for adopting "Let''s Roll" as their slogan for this season, as the phrase was also "the mantra of the pass

Tags: ABC, Colleges, ESPN, Motorsports, NASCAR, Walt Disney

Executive Transactions

AOL Time Warner named former NBA exec JONATHAN MILLER Chair & CEO of the company''s AOL online unit (ADAGE, 8/6)....Miller headed NBA TV production from ''88-93. While with the NBA, Miller "persuaded

Tags: Basketball, Callaway Golf, Colleges, Golf, Motorsports, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

Networking Agency Expands

The National Sports Marketing Network, the industry''s trade organization, is proud to announce the opening of the Atlanta Chapter. New members are invited to attend a big kick-off party, sponsored by

Tags: Classified Advertisements

ANC Eyes Keeping Rights Deal

FL-based ANC Rental Corp. "wants to keep the National Car Rental Center name" on the NHL Panthers arena, as the company, which declared Chapter 11 last year, "has asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to pe

Tags: Facilities, Florida Panthers, Hockey

Dunleavy Signs With adidas

ADDING TO ITS ROOKIE CLASS: adidas has signed Warriors F Mike Dunleavy to an endorsement contract (adidas). INSIDE TRACK? Nike hired Univ. of Akron sophomore Maverick Carter for one of its three baske

Tags: Basketball, Golden State Warriors, Nike, Washington Nationals

Cimperman Creates Own Shop

JOHN CIMPERMAN, former Adelphia Regional VP/Sales & Marketing and Sabres Exec VP/Integrated Marketing, "as a way to control his own destiny, ... used the current Adelphia situation as a catalyst to op

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Hockey, People and Pop Culture

Miracle Fans Upset W/ Williams

A letter sent by RDV Sports Senior VP Pat Williams on July 2 to the Orlando City Commission to "voice his opposition to Chapter 57, an amendment that would add sexual orientation to the City of Orland

Tags: Basketball, Connecticut Sun, Franchises, WNBA

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