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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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12/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Wieden & Kennedy''s GARY KOEPKE, TOM BLESSINGTON and STACY WALL, who each work out of W&K''s N.Y. office, are featured in NEW YORK magazine''s "Innovators" section. NEW YORK calls W&K''s "SportsCenter

Tags: Chicago Cubs, IndyCar, People and Pop Culture, Wieden Kennedy

12/18/97
SNOWBOARD KING JAKE BURTON FEATURED IN BOSTON GLOBE

Burton Snowboards Founder & President JAKE BURTON is profiled by Tony Chamberlain in the BOSTON GLOBE. Burton, "whose very name is synonymous with snowboarding, does not even claim to be a visionary.

Tags: People and Pop Culture

12/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

F. MORGAN TAYLOR, JR. will replace JUDY BELL as USGA President. Taylor has been VP for three years (Mult., 12/18)....BILL JEMAS has been named Exec VP/MSG Properties. He was Founder & President of Bla

Tags: ATP, Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, USGA

12/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

On "SportsCenter," ESPN''s CHARLEY STEINER reported on GARY MILLER''s plea bargain: "ESPN anchor Gary Miller pleaded no contest today to a disorderly conduct charge resulting from an incident at a Cle

Tags: Denver Broncos, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/17/97
COUNTDOWN TO 1998 NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM

ROBERT ERB, Dir of Sports Marketing at adidas; PAT WILLIAMS, Senior Exec VP of the Magic; PAUL BEESTON, MLB COO; HAL PRINCE, President of Mach One Marketing and RICHARD KREZWICK, President of the New

Tags: MLB, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

12/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Atlanta''s NHL expansion team has named DAVE MAGGARD Exec VP. Maggard will retain his present duties as VP/ Sports Administration for Turner Sports (Turner Sports). ...Former Classic Sports Network VP

Tags: CBS, NHL, Procter and Gamble, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

12/16/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MONTANA RETIREMENT CEREMONY: 49ers co-Owner EDDIE DEBARTOLO JR., was warmly greeted before his introduction of JOE MONTANA at last night''s ceremony retiring No. 16 in San Francisco: "Joe Montana came

Tags: NFL, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

12/16/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports Illustrated TV President TED SHAKER is leaving to "create his own production company." Shaker was formerly the Exec Producer of CBS Sports (Richard Sandomir, N.Y. TIMES, 12/16)....ROBERT GARRY

Tags: CBS, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, USTA, Viacom

12/16/97
THE DAILY PRESENTS THE 3RD SPORTS INDUSTRIALIST OF THE YEAR

When we look back on ''97, one story in the sports industry clearly is the most interesting and consequential: the emergence of Fox Sports Net (FSN). In just 12 months, FSN -- now with access to 58 mi

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, Madison Square Garden, MasterCard, MLB, NBA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Visa, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

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