College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In MontgomeryPublished 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...
NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM -- JANUARY 22-24: Produced by Seaver Marketing Group, the Forum will be held this January in Colorado Springs. Featured speakers include: Rockies CEO JERRY MCMORRIS, Disney Sport
The current issue of FORBES features GEORGE FOREMAN on its cover, with the accompanying headline, "Businessman George Foreman -- ''I''m not the greatest boxer, but I''m the greatest salesman in the wo
The Astros announced ALAN ASHBY has joined the organization to work in their minor league system. He played for the Astros from ''79-89 (Astros).
Cap Ripken will be named "Sportsman of the Year" by Sports Illustrated on Sunday, according to the Baltimore SUN. Peter Schmuck writes Ripken''s breaking Lou Gehrig''s consecutive game streak helped r
MARCY SCHWAM, formerly of Federal Express and UPS/Sweden, has joined the Women''s Sports Marketing Group as VP and Dir/International Sports Marketing (Women''s Sports Marketing Group)....The NHL has n
MONICA SELES and TED TURNER were two of Barbara Walters'' "Most Fascinating People of 1995." Turner, on not getting a network: "I''m not sure it''s healthy to get everything you want" (ABC, 12/5)....N
CAL RIPKEN apppeared on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. As he walked out the numbers "2-1-5-3" dropped. Ripken couldn''t see the sign, and when asked where his streak currently stood, he guessed 215
A special section of U.S. NEWS looks at ISIAH THOMAS and other athletes who have entered business after their playing days. Thomas has made "a smooth transition" from player to Raptors partner. Thomas
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STEVE PHILLIPS, Mets Dir of Minor League Ops since ''91, was promoted to Asst GM. Former Mets Asst GM GERRY HUNSICKER became the Astros GM last month. Scout JACK ZDURIENCIK will become Dir of Minor Le
MICKEY MONUS, convicted of fraud, was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison and fined $1 million for embezzling millions from his Phar-Mor chain. Monus was an partner in the Rockies ("Moneyline," CNN