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DirecTV Announces Eight-Year Renewal Of NFL Sunday TicketPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 02 / 14
DirecTV formally announced its renewal of the NFL Sunday Ticket package for another eight years. DirecTV is paying an average of $1.5B per year for the package, with the rights fee increasing by 6% each year. The deal extends through the '22 season and synchs up with the NFL's other TV deals. CBS,...
Coca-Cola CEO ROBERTO GOIZUETA''s compensation increased 11.3% in ''96 to $7.1M, while the biggest compensation package, $10.1M, including a restricted stock award valued at $7.4M, went to President a
The N.Y. DAILY NEWS'' Mitch Lawrence reports that if former Mavs'' Exec KEITH GRANT doesn''t return to Dallas, he will be the "prime candidate" to succeed MARTY BLAKE as the NBA''s "superscout" (N.Y.
MLB has hired former MLB Cardinals VP and "long-time" Anheuser-Busch Exec MARK GORRIS as VP/Team Services. Gorris will be responsible for selling MLB''s centralized marketing programs to its clubs (Te
Orioles Owner PETER ANGELOS was profiled by Marc Fisher in an extensive feature in the WASHINGTON POST''s sports section. Fisher: "[He] is a short fellow who carries himself like a Big Guy. ... The ow
ESPN''s ROY FIRESTONE, who recently signed with N.Y. talent rep firm Athletes & Artists, a Marquee Group company, will tape an episode of ABC''s new sitcom "Arsenio" this weekend (Marquee Group)....In
JAMES DELORENZO was named PR Manager for US Interactive. DeLorenzo was Publicist for the Nuveen Tour (US Interactive)....Warner Bros. Consumer Products named RUSSELL HICKS VP/Marketing for Cartoon Net
MARIA FORMISANO has joined the NASCAR New York staff as Senior Manager, Corporate Sponsorship. Formisano will be responsible for overseeing the management of the NASCAR Official Status Company account
HOWIE LONG, who made his movie debut in John Woo''s "Broken Arrow," has been named "New Star of Tomorrow" by ShoWest. The award will be presented at the convention in Las Vegas, March 3-6, on TNT (HOL
ESPN promoted LOU KOSKOVOLIS to VP/Advertising Sales, Eastern Division. Koskovolis has been an Account Exec with ESPN since June ''91 (ESPN)....The Brewers named DAN LARREA as their new Traveling Secr
LOU LATORRE has been named President of Advertising Sales for both Fox Sports Net and fX. LaTorre was formerly President & COO for the Sales/Marketing Division of New World Communications (Fox)....JAC