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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 31 / 15

4.06 million – Average viewers for FS1’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points race this past Sunday. The audience for the race from Martinsville ranks fourth among all FS1 telecasts all-time, behind only three Giants-Cardinals NLCS games from '14 ( THE DAILY ).

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05/29/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BILLY MCGEHEE was named to run the business side of the Lightning and the Ice Palace. ALW Sports Management, "which essentially is new Lightning owner ART WILLIAMS," named McGehee, 44, as its Presiden

Tags: American Express, NBA, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning

05/29/98
FORMER MD STADIUM AUTHORITY CHAIR GETS LEGG UP IN NEW FIELD

Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc. announced that JOHN MOAG has joined the firm as a Managing Dir and head of the company''s Professional Sports Industry Group in the Investment Banking Department. Moag, mo

Tags: Legg Mason, People and Pop Culture

05/28/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

PGA Tour money leader DAVID DUVAL is profiled in USA TODAY and the N.Y. TIMES. In N.Y., Clifton Brown writes that while Duval''s "marketability has risen, he has definitely not gone Hollywood" (N.Y. T

Tags: Formula One, Los Angeles Dodgers, LPGA, McDonalds, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, Phoenix Suns, People and Pop Culture

05/28/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

APPOINTMENTS AT SLOC: SLOC named ED EYNON Senior VP/Human Resources, effective June 10. Eynon is currently VP/Corporate Human Resources for UT-based Matrixx Marketing Inc. (SLOC). In addition, MICHAEL

Tags: CBS, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, SLOC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/27/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CBS Sports President SEAN MCMANUS married TRACY LYNNE TORRE on Saturday in Westport, CT (N.Y. TIMES, 5/24)....An ad for the MICHAEL JORDAN SENIOR FLIGHT SCHOOL appeared in the Wall Street Journal on T

Tags: CBS, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, YankeeNets

05/27/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

American Skiing Chair LES OTTEN will join the board of the Conservation Law Foundation, a Boston-based environmental group (USA TODAY, 5/26)....Former ACOG CEO BILLY PAYNE resigned yesterday as Vice C

Tags: Bank of America, People and Pop Culture

05/22/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MARTINA HINGIS is the "towering female tennis player of the present day, the only woman on the tour who really matters," according to Alan Richman, who profiles Hingis in a GQ cover story. Richman: "W

Tags: Indiana Pacers, NBA, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture

05/22/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

HOWARD SMITH was named VP/Licensing at MLB Properties. Smith comes from Reebok Int''l, where he served as Group Dir of Sports Marketing. Also, Group Dir of Licensing for Adult Wearable and Client Serv

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05/22/98
OWNERS IN THE NEWS: NO EXCITING ZAPATA? HICKS WINS PULITZER

Zapata Corp., the former oil company controlled by Bucs Owner MALCOLM GLAZER, offered yesterday to buy Internet search directory Excite for nearly $1.7B, but the offer "was immediately rejected by the

Tags: Dallas Stars, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

05/21/98
SFX-UAL HEALING: IS SILLERMAN ONE OF NBA'S THREE VIP'S?

SFX Chair ROBERT SILLERMAN, whose company recently purchased FAME, is now one of the "three most important suits in the NBA," along with Commissioner DAVID STERN and DAVID FALK, according to Shaun Ass

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