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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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11/24/97
WELCOME TO ROME'S JUNGLE, HE'S GOT FUN AND GAMES

Sports talk radio host JIM ROME was profiled by Peter McAlevey of the L.A. TIMES MAGAZINE. At 32, Rome "not only dominates the ratings in Southern California -- more than 100,000 men, and a surprising

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11/24/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, HBO, Int'l Speedway Corp., People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

11/24/97
WOMEN BECOMING COMFORTABLE IN THE SPORTS WORKPLACE

Under the header, "Women Finding Their Places As Big- League Power Brokers," Bruce Lowitt of the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES examined the "commonplace" of women in the upper- echelons of sports. Like their m

Tags: ABC, IBM, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

11/21/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JAY LENO, on the septuplets born Wednesday: "I guess they''re getting a lot of offers... Food stores are offering free groceries, a Chevy dealer in their town gave them a new van. And the babies alrea

Tags: Indianapolis Colts, NBC, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Wheaties

11/21/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sports Illustrated Senior Publicist DAVE MINGEY is leaving the company after nearly four years to join Nike as a PR Manager. Former Bills Assistant Dir of Media Relations JOE ASSAD will become SI''s n

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Nike, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, UHL

11/20/97
THE BEEST OF THE EAST: BEESTON ADDED TO NAT'L SPORTS FORUM

MLB COO PAUL BEESTON, and HAL PRINCE, President of Mach One Marketing, will be joining PAT WILLIAMS, Senior Exec/VP of the Magic, ROBERT ERB, Dir of Marketing for adidas, and RICHARD KREZWICK, Preside

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

11/20/97
AS EXPECTED, ESPN MAGAZINE FILLS KEY EDITORIAL SPOTS

ESPN Magazine Editor-in-Chief JOHN PAPANEK formally announced the appointment of several editorial execs. STEVE WULF, who spent 20 years at Time Inc., will become Exec Dir of ESPN Magazine; LYNN CRIMA

Tags: ESPN, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

11/20/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MIKE BASS has been promoted to Sports Editor of the Cincinnati Post, beginning December 1 (CINCINNATI POST, 11/19)....Nike announced the appointments of RALPH EDWARD GREENE, JR. to the newly-created p

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11/20/97
WELCOME TO HIS SPORTS BAR, LET'S HOPE HE WON'T SCARE YOU

Rock star ALICE COOPER''s new sports bar, called "Alice Cooper''stown," will open in downtown Phoenix this week, according to Martha Netherton of the PHOENIX BUSINESS JOURNAL. Cooper: "It will be the

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11/20/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Cablevision CEO JAMES DOLAN is profiled in NEW YORK magazine under the header, "Selling the Son. Cablevision Has Prospered Largely Because CHUCK DOLAN Knows How And When To Use The Brass Knuckles. Can

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