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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 25 / 14

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban will appear in a one-on-one interview on HBO's "Real Sports" at 9:00pm ET.

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09/30/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: Final MLB AL Attendance For ''97 ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''96 AVG. % +/- ''95 AVG. % +/ BAL 81 45,816 3,711,132 95% 45,024 + 2% 43,034 + 6% CLE^ 80 42,559

Tags: MLB, The Back of the Book

09/30/97
NHL HITS THE ICE WITH OVER $200M IN MARKETING/MEDIA SPENDING

The NHL is preparing an ad campaign that promotes its tie to the ''98 Winter Olympics, while league sponsors "gear up to spend" $200M in NHL-themed marketing and media programs, according to Jeff Jens

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, ESPN, IBM, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nike, Sears, Walt Disney, Wendys

09/30/97
SLOC'S JOKLIK TAKEN TO TASK OVER PR PROBLEMS OF 2002 GAMES

SLOC President Frank Joklik told a UT legislative committee that he''s "committed to repairing the damage done to the image of the 2002 Winter Games," according to Lisa Riley Roche of the DESERET NEWS

Tags: Olympics, SLOC

09/30/97
BOB VERDI SAYS NHL AT OLYMPICS "ACCOMPLISHES NOTHING"

The NHL''s participation in the Olympics is examined by Bob Verdi of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Verdi: "Hockey wants so badly to be like other sports that it is trying the worst way possible: by joining Oly

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Time Warner, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

09/30/97
MEDIA NOTES

TNT airs "Before They Were Pros" tonight at 8:00pm ET. The 90-minute show from TNT & NFL Films features the careers of NFL players, Brett Favre, Marcus Allen, John Elway, Wayne Chrebet and Troy Aikman

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Walt Disney

09/30/97
GART BECOMES SPORTING GOODS POWER PLAYER WITH SPORTMART DEAL

As reported in yesterday''s DAILY, CO-based Gart Sports Co. acquired IL-based Sportmart to form the second-largest sporting goods retailer in the U.S. Terms of the deal were not released, but Gart, wh

Tags: Finance

09/30/97
THE DAILY FOLLOWS MLB'S POSTSEASON VIA THE AIR AND WEB

MLB''s postseason begins today at 1:00pm ET with the Astros-Braves on ESPN, which will be followed by the Giants- Marlins at 4:00pm ET. ESPN will broadcast the same two games, at the same times, tomor

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, MLB, NBC, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Seattle Mariners, Showtime, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

09/30/97
JOCKEYING FOR POSITION FOR BROWNS OWNERSHIP IN CLEVELAND

With no decision from the NFL due until March, "the brewing battle" over who will be the new Browns owner "could be Cleveland''s most exciting football contest this season," according to David Adams o

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, MBNA America Bank, NFL

09/30/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Reebok Int''l named JOHN WARDLEY as Dir of Worldwide Advertising. Wardley was the Senior Ad Dir at the Coca-Cola Co. (AD AGE, 9/29)....CO-based Chartwell Int''l named J. WILLIAM GRIMES Chair of its su

Tags: Coca-Cola, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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