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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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NAMES IN THE NEWS

KATARINA WITT was featured on "Access Hollywood." Witt can be seen modeling in the current Live magazine. Witt, on her acting and modeling appearances: "Skating is still my main profession, and luckil

Tags: Boston Red Sox, NFL, People and Pop Culture

08/20/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Nashville NHL expansion franchise named TOM WARD VP/Business Operations. Ward was most recently VP/Marketing for the Hornets (NHL/Nashville)....Orange County Register Sports Editor MARK TOMASZEWSK

Tags: American Skiing Co., CBS, New Orleans Pelicans, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

08/19/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike named FRITS VAN PAASSCHEN to the newly created position of VP/Strategic Planning. He was VP/Finance & Planning at Disney Consumer Products (Nike)....Wieden & Kennedy named BEN KLINE Global Dir on

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, Columbus Crew, MLS, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/19/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SMC Chair BRUTON SMITH "hopes to raise" $104M by selling shares in his NC-based Sonic Automotive company dealership group (CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, 8/19)....ESPN Sr. VP/Integrated Sales & Market Research M

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, Arizona Coyotes, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/18/97
SHAQ'S LATEST: "STEEL" REVIEWS NOT SOFT

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL''s "Steel" took in a "very rusty estimate" of $855,000 in its opening weekend, according to Brian Fuson of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The "comic book- based actioner failed to register

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Denver Broncos, IMG, Miami Dolphins, People and Pop Culture

08/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

DAVE GREELEY was named Dir of Corporate Development for the Trail Blazers. He was Dir of Sales for the Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment (Blazers)....GEOFF SMITH has been named president of Ro

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Portland Trail Blazers, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures

08/15/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

CHARLES BLOSSOM was named Senior VP/Marketing at Action Performance, a licensing, marketing and distribution company in the motorsports market (NSSN, 8/6 issue)....Fox Sports West announced three prod

Tags: Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Kings, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

08/15/97
BLACK SPORTS AGENTS ASSOCIATION HOLD FIRST CONFERENCE

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Tags: Marriott, People and Pop Culture

08/14/97
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Tags: People and Pop Culture

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