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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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11/21/94
IZZY TO JOIN UNDERDOG, SNOOPY, ET AL. HIGH ABOVE 5TH AVENUE

Jackie Joyner-Kersee will join the 260-member Atlanta Olympic Band and the giant six-and-a-half-story IZZY balloon in this year''s Macy''s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City (ACOG)....The U.S. P

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11/18/94
USA TRACK AND FIELD ANNOUNCES TV DEAL WITH NBC

USA Track and Field Exec Dir Ollan Cassell yesterday announced the formation of a 5-meet series of indoor track telecasts on NBC in February and March. The meets will be shown on consecutive Saturdays

Tags: IMG, NBC, Nike, Olympics, Visa

11/16/94
ATLANTA GETS GOOD MARKS FROM THE IOC -- WITH SOME CONDITIONS

An IOC oversight panel gave Atlanta''s Olympic organizers "high marks" on their progress, but noted that many Atlantans will have to avoid using their cars during the Games to ensure smooth transporta

Tags: IOC, Olympics

11/15/94
FIVE-RING NOTES

Dallas-based EDS will be the primary sponsor of the U.S. Cycling Team through the Atlanta Games (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 11/13)....Sensormatic Electronics Corp. expects its association with the ''96 Game

Tags: Olympics

11/14/94
ONLY TEN "MEGA-SIGNS" AVAILABLE FOR ADVERTISEMENT

"In a surprise move," Olympic organizers are seeking city approval to use 15 of 25 "mega-signs" to pay tribute to cities that have hosted the Games in the past. ACOG spokesperson Lyn May said that the

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11/14/94
BIG USOC BUDGET CUTS COMING; AND OTHER NASHVILLE NOTES

In Dallas, Mark McDonald writes, USOC President LeRoy Walker "has compared the USOC to ''a small Fortune 500 company that happens to be in the business of sports.'' And Walker is presiding over what i

Tags: IOC, Olympics, Time Warner, USOC

11/14/94
2002 WINTER OLYMPIC BIDS: SALT LAKE & QUEBEC UPDATES

Tom Welch, president of Salt Lake City''s bid to stage the 2002 Winter Games, said Friday "his efforts should be strengthened by the role of Atlanta as host" of the ''96 Games. Welch noted that Atlant

Tags: IOC, Olympics

11/14/94
IOC COMMITTEE HEADS TO ATLANTA AMID LESS CONTROVERSY

When the IOC''s oversight panel arrives this week, "its members will find a city bustling with construction and Olympic organizers focusing on the Games instead of controversy," according to Melissa T

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11/11/94
BILLY PAYNE GIVES UPDATE ON GAMES TO USOC

ACOG President/CEO Billy Payne gave the U.S. Olympic Congress an update on the preparations of the ''96 games. Payne: "We are precisely on the exact schedule that we first articulated some three years

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11/10/94
USA TODAY LOOKS AT MINORITY REPRESENTATION IN THE USOC

"Breaking into the boardrooms and policy-making committees of the U.S. Olympic movement is proving harder for women and minorities than winning medals." A USA TODAY survey shows "significantly less re

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