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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 15

H.J. Heinz Co. has opted not to advertise during NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX broadcast despite “success with last year’s Super Bowl commercial” ( BIZJOURNALS.com, 1/23 ). San Diego-based golf simulator firm Full Swing Golf formally announced that it has signed Jordan Spieth ...

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12/13/95
FIGHTERS IN THE NEWS

DON KING estimated that only 6,000 tickets have been sold in Philadelphia for the Tyson-Mathis fight. He said there will be a blackout of Fox''s broadcast in the area if he can''t get around 90% of th

Tags: Cablevision, Dallas Cowboys, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Eagles, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/12/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Today''s BOSTON GLOBE reports Islanders coach MIKE MILBURY is expected to be named team GM today. He will continue to coach the team, but will likely "relinquish bench duties" after the season to focu

Tags: ABC, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, ESPN, NCAA, New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators, People and Pop Culture, USTA, Walt Disney

12/11/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

TOM MCMILLEN, Co-chair of the President''s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, said in place of government funding for grass-roots sports, professionals should contribute. McMillen: "You have $5 b

Tags: NASCAR, People and Pop Culture, Washington Redskins

12/11/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PRESIDENT CLINTON has appointed Bills QB JIM KELLY to the President''s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (N.Y. TIMES, 12/10)....MADELYN HAMMOND has been appointed VP/ Marketing with Sony Signatur

Tags: Buffalo Bills, People and Pop Culture

12/08/95
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

NFL Properties named SUSAN MCBRIDE ROTHMAN as Senior Dir of Licensing-Adult. She will be responsible for NFL Properties'' Adult licensing category, and head the women''s brand (NFL Properties)....The

Tags: Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, NFL, People and Pop Culture

12/08/95
NAMES IN THE NEWS

CAL RIPKEN is in Hollywood on the set of the film "The Fan," scheduled to be released next June. He is a technical consultant (USA TODAY, 12/8)....KARL MALONE is upset at teammate JAMIE WATSON''s deci

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, CFL, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, Pittsburgh Penguins, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/07/95
WHAT DO AMERICA'S HEAD HONCHOS READ FIRST? SPORTS, OF COURSE

Jericho Public Relations asked 1,000 executives at America''s largest companies ranking Vice President and above which section of the paper they read first (BUSINESS WEEK, 12/11 issue). The results: S

Tags: People and Pop Culture

12/07/95
BILLBOARD'S SPORTS VIDEO RATINGS

BILLBOARD magazine''s ranking of recreational sports video sales. For week ending December 9 (BILLBOARD, 12/9): THIS NOV. WEEK 25 WEEKS TITLE/PROGRAM SUPPLIER 1 2 101 Bad Golf Made Easier, ABC Video 2

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, San Diego Chargers, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

12/07/95
INDUSTRY GATHERINGS: WINTER IS CONVENTION TIME

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

Tags: Coca-Cola, Colorado Rockies, MLB, NBA, Nike, SGMA, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

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