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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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04/22/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Woolf Associates has named Andrew Brandt VP/Athlete Management (Woolf Associates)....The NAPBL has named ROD MEADOWS Dir of Marketing for its Professional Baseball Promotion Corporation (NAPBL)....Wun

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/22/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CAROLINE FENTRESS, daughter of Advantage''s LEE FENTRESS, was married over the weekend to actor CHRIS O''DONNELL (Mult., 4/21)....ACCEPTABLE, the horse owned by Yankees Owner GEORGE STEINBRENNER, brok

Tags: CBS, NBC, New York Yankees, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, YankeeNets

04/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

RICK PITINO will be a guest on PBS''s Charlie Rose tonight at 11:00pm ET (USA TODAY, 4/18). PITINO appeared on ABC''s "Good Morning America" this morning, promoting his new book "Success is a Choice:

Tags: ABC, Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia 76ers, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/18/97
GOLF WRITER LARRY DORMAN SET TO BECOME VP AT CALLAWAY

LARRY DORMAN, currently chief golf correspondent for the N.Y. Times and contributing editor of Golf Digest, has joined Callaway Golf Company as VP/Advertising, Press and Public Relations, effective im

Tags: Callaway Golf, People and Pop Culture

04/18/97
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JIM HUMMERSTONE was named Dir of Licensing, Minor Leagues by MLBP. Hummerstone was Marketing Manager for Baseball and Hockey at CT-based Starter Corp. Also, SHAWN LAWSON-CUMMINGS has been promoted to

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/17/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

The ''97 Sports Law Symposium will be held tomorrow morning at Seton Hall Univ. School of Law. Leading the roundtable discussion will be JOEL LITVIN, NBA General Counsel; JAY MOYER, NFL Exec VP/Legal

Tags: AEG, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Galaxy, MLB, NBA, NBC, NFL, NHL, People and Pop Culture

04/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ETHAN ORLINSKY was promoted to VP/General Counsel of MLB Enterprises. He had been Dir of Legal Affairs for MLB Properties (MLB)....SONDRA HALEY was named VP/Publicity & Promotions for The Disney Store

Tags: Champ Car World Series, MLB, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/16/97
US SKI TEAM DIRECTOR STEPS DOWN FROM POST

PAUL MAJOR announced his resignation as VP/Athletics, US Ski and Snowboard Assoc., according to Tony Chamberlain of the BOSTON GLOBE. Major joined the US Ski Team as a women''s coach in ''84 and serve

Tags: Oakland Athletics, People and Pop Culture

04/16/97
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CA-based Easton Sports hired PAM NEWTON as Promotions Manager/Women''s Sports to manage and coordinate all women''s fastpitch softball sponsorships and promotions. Newton is a former member of the USA

Tags: People and Pop Culture

04/15/97
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USA Hockey named Islanders GM MIKE MILBURY as GM of the ''97 U.S. National Team (USA Hockey)....The NCAA named ELSA KIRCHER COLE as General Counsel. Cole will be responsible for management of all lega

Tags: MLS, NBC, NCAA, New York Islanders, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

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