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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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06/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Hurricanes named JIM LORIA Dir of Public Relations, CHRIS BROWN Dir of Media Relations, JERRY PETERS Public Relations Manager and PEGGY SUE HAWKINS Community Relations Manager (SportsTicker)....TO

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Gale Force Holdings, NHRA, Nike, People and Pop Culture

06/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE was among those who joined PRESIDENT CLINTON to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Title IX (USA TODAY, 6/18)....Turner Sports VP of Administration DAVE MAGGARD received the All-Am

Tags: Chicago Bulls, NBA, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

06/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MICHAEL BENSON has been promoted to VP/Business Dev. at ProServ. He had been Dir of Marketing since joining ProServ in ''93 (ProServ)....MAURICE "MO" SMITH has been named manager of the USOC''s Outrea

Tags: LPGA, People and Pop Culture, USOC

06/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CHARLIE LYONS, CEO of Nuggets/Avalanche parent Ascent Entertainment, received a $164,039 pay raise and $75,000 bonus in ''96, bringing his base salary to $500,000. Nuggets President ELLEN ROBINSON ear

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets, ESPN, NBC, New England Patriots, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/16/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Time Warner Inc. Vice Chair & Braves Owner TED TURNER has challenged News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH to a boxing match. Turner, to a group of Hollywood execs: "What do you think about Rupert Murdoch a

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Toronto Raptors

06/16/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Hollywood Park named MIKE MOONEY Dir of Publicity and DARREN ROGERS Assistant Dir of Publicity (Mult., 6/14). ...FRANK BUCHENROTH has been named Dir of Sponsor Programs for the NPSL (NPSL)....ROBERT K

Tags: CBS, NPSL, People and Pop Culture, SportsLine.com, Viacom

06/16/97
FORMER NBA PROPERTIES DIRECTOR STIRLING JOINS SLOC

DON STIRLING, the former Marketing Director for NBA Properties and the LPGA Tour, has been named Managing Director of Marketing for the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 Olympics and will jo

Tags: Acushnet, LPGA, NBA, SLOC, People and Pop Culture

06/13/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CORRECTION: Advertising Age misreported the circumstances of the departure of LISA HYMAN from Sports Illustrated in reports featured on its World Wide Web site, adage.com, in late February and early M

Tags: Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

06/13/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JAMEY HORAN was named Dir of PR for the new Comcast- Spectacor RSN in Philadelphia. He will handle media and community relations for the network set to debut in October. Horan was Press Secretary for

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Milwaukee Brewers, People and Pop Culture

06/13/97
RUPERT MURDOCH THE FOCUS OF ABC'S "NIGHTLINE"

News Corp. Chair RUPERT MURDOCH was the subject of ABC''s "Nightline" last night. ABC''s Ted Koppel: "Rupert Murdoch is to the world of communications what John D. Rockefeller used to be to the world

Tags: ABC, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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