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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

SPORTS ON EARTH’s Joe DeLessio writes of the FXFL, “ It’s hard to imagine the league succeeding as a standalone entity . … But if it can serve its intended purpose – to provide a showcase for players still chasing their NFL dreams – then it’s not inconceiva...

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10/03/95
TALKS BEGIN TO SETTLE MARKETING PROBLEMS IN ATLANTA

After a "stern warning" from top IOC officials, ACOG Exec Dir Billy Payne met Friday with Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell to discuss the city''s marketing contract with Munson Steed, according to the ATLA

Tags: IBM, IOC, Olympics

09/29/95
REEBOK NAMED SUPPLIER AND LICENSEE OF '96 OLYMPIC GAMES

Reebok has been named as a Supplier and an Official Licensee of the ''96 Atlanta Games. As Supplier, Reebok will provide footwear to the ''96 U.S. Olympic Team and officials, as well as employees and

Tags: Olympics, Reebok

09/29/95
OLYMPIC NOTES: IOC LOOKS TO EXPAND MEMBERSHIP

The IOC has issued a "mandate" to put more women in policy making positions. The IOC, which currently has seven females among its 106 members and one woman on the 11-member executive board, will "imme

Tags: IOC, Olympics

09/27/95
PONSOR PROFILES: JOHN HANCOCK PROVIDES COVERAGE

John Hancock Financial Services is not new to Olympic involvement. The company was an IOC contributor for the ''94 Games in Lillehammer, and is serving as the official patron of the IOC museum in Laus

Tags: IOC, John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, Olympics

09/26/95
OLYMPIC NOTES: 2004 GAMES IN CHICAGO?

A report in CRAIN''S CHICAGO BUSINESS notes the recent success of the World Cup in Chicago, and the expected success of the Democratic Convention next year, "have Mayor Richard Daley and his advisors

Tags: Nike, Olympics

09/26/95
LIVE FROM HOTLANTA -- RSN/TAC TO BE "INSIDER'S GUIDE"

The Resort Sports Network (RSN) and The Atlanta Channel (TAC) have joined to furnish Olympics-related programming to hotels throughout Atlanta and RSN''s Web site. The venture aims to provide "an insi

Tags: Olympics

09/26/95
ACOG'S PAYNE PROMISES TO FIX PROBLEMS; IOC ALTERS TV CUT

After meeting with top IOC officials yesterday, ACOG President Billy Payne "reported no progress" on the conflict over the city government''s Olympic marketing effort. Payne promised, however, to addr

Tags: IOC, Olympics, USOC

09/21/95
IOC TELLS ACOG TO "FORCE" CITY TO CHANGE MARKETING

IOC Chair Richard Pound has given ACOG President Billy Payne "less than a week to force city officials to back off a plan" to sell signs and vending licenses to rivals of Olympic sponsors, according t

Tags: IOC, Olympics

09/21/95
NBC STANDS TO MAKE A LOT OF MONEY WITH OLYMPIC COVERAGE

NBC''s bid for the 2000 and 2002 Olympics "looks astronomical," but can "easily be a financial winner," according to Chuck Ross of INSIDE MEDIA. Sources say NBC "could bring in about" $750M for the ''

Tags: NBC, Olympics

09/20/95
ATLANTA CITY GOVERNMENT'S MARKETING PLAN DRAWS CRITICISM

The city of Atlanta''s plan to market the city for the Olympics "drew sharp criticism" yesterday from a key ACOG sponsor and an "influential" IOC member, according to the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. IOC exe

Tags: IOC, Olympics

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