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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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10/15/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

On last night''s "SportsCenter," ESPN''s Rich Eisen: "ESPN anchor GARY MILLER pleaded not guilty to three misdemeanor charges today in Cleveland municipal court. Miller was arrested Saturday morning o

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/15/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The IHL named DOUG MOSS as its new COO. Moss was President & CEO of the NHL''s Sabres from ''94-96, and most recently served as a consultant for both The Marquee Group and Americast (IHL)....MICHAEL S

Tags: ABC, Buffalo Sabres, ESPN, New York Islanders, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/15/97
NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM SET FOR JANUARY 18-20 IN BOSTON

"Team and Event Marketing," "Fan Entertainment," "Group and Season Ticket Sales Strategies," and "Corporate Sponsorship" will be among the subjects discussed at the 1998 National Sports Forum, January

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/14/97
MINNESOTA SPORTS OWNERS IN THE NEWS: TAYLOR GIVES BACK

In a deal completed seven months ago, Twins Owner CARL POHLAD and Northwest Airlines bought MN-based Champion Air, the air service provider for the Twins, Timberwolves, Jazz, Bruins and other sports t

Tags: Boston Bruins, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Twins, People and Pop Culture, Utah Jazz

10/14/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

ESPN anchor GARY MILLER was arrested Saturday at a nightclub in Cleveland and charged with public indecency, aggravated disorderly conduct and resisting arrest (Mult, 10/12)....N.Y.-based developer JE

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, Cleveland Browns, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, MLB, NFL, Oakley, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/14/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

In St. Louis, KSDK-TV sports anchor TREY WINGO will join ESPNEWS in November (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 10/14). ...MLS Wizards GM TIM LATTA announced his resignation. Hunt Sports Group President TIM CO

Tags: ESPN, Raycom Sports, SLOC, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/14/97
SPORTS IN HOLLYWOOD: LEEPHUS' WRONG STUFF ON SILVER SCREEN?

WOODY HARRELSON will star in "Almost Perfect Game," which chronicles the life of former MLB P BILL LEE. The movie will start shooting in the spring ("Access Hollywood," 10/13). Lee, who now resides in

Tags: Boston Red Sox, MLB, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

10/10/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

"First Time," part of the "Nickelodeon Sports Theater With SHAQUILLE O''NEAL" series, will air Saturday at 9:00pm ET/PT. The program is narrated by O''Neal, who is also one of the co-producers. The Fi

Tags: ESPN, HBO, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

10/10/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DAN WASSERMAN, an attorney/writer who contributed legal reports to WFAN, NewSport and recently, the Newark Star- Ledger, is the new Communications Dir of the NBPA (NEWSDAY, 10/10)....The Nashville NHL

Tags: ESPN, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/09/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

UNC Men''s Basketball Coach DEAN SMITH, 66, will announce in a news conference today that he is retiring (Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, 10/9)....Former MLB P DENNIS MARTINEZ, on his "aborted plans to seek

Tags: MLB, People and Pop Culture, Washington Nationals

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