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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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09/18/98
A NEW DAY IN TAMPA BAY: RAYMOND JAMES SET TO OPEN ON SUNDAY

Raymond James Stadium in Tampa will officially open on Sunday as the Bucs host the Bears. But in Tampa, Pugliese & Smith report that many fans had not received their season tickets for the new facilit

Tags: Chicago Bears, Facilities, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

09/18/98
ESPN CONTINUES TO PLAY HOME RUN DERBY WITH SCHEDULING

ESPN has added games to its MLB schedule surrounding the HR and playoff races. The Reds-Cubs game Sunday will air on ESPN at 2:00pm ET, with updates on the Cards-Brewers. On Tuesday, ESPN will air eit

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

09/18/98
MEDIA NOTES

NO RATINGS: Final network ratings for last weekend''s sports events were not available at press time (THE DAILY). NAMES: In N.Y., Phil Mushnick writes that "there''s still movement within Turner Sport

Tags: ABC, ESPN, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney

09/18/98
HATS OFF: SPORTS SPECIALTIES TO CELEBRATE SOSA'S HR RUN

Sports Specialties signed an exclusive headwear deal with Cubs RF Sammy Sosa to market three new commemorative caps. The first, a "Season to Remember" cap featuring Sosa''s autograph and the tag, "199

Tags: ABC, Chicago Cubs, MLB, NBC, New York Mets, Walt Disney

09/18/98
D-DAY ON 49ERS STADIUM? IS DEBARTOLO A COOPERATING WITNESS?

S.F. Mayor Willie Brown will meet with 49ers interim President Larry Thrailkill and NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue today about the status of the team''s stadium complex. Brown, on the team''s new lea

Tags: Facilities, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

09/18/98
IN NYC, A NEW DESTINATION STOP AFTER VISITING ST. PATRICK'S

The NBA Store, the "first retail establishment owned, operated and merchandised by a North American sports league, opens its doors on Friday," according to Scott Soshnick of BLOOMBERG NEWS. The three-

Tags: Events and Attractions, NBA

09/18/98
GUS FREROTTE FEELING GREEN WITH ENVY AS TRENT GETS TV JOB?

DC''s WRC-NBC made "its own Redskins quarterback switch this week, dropping Gus Frerotte" in favor of new starter Trent Green in the day-after-game slot on the Tuesday 6:00pm news, according to Leonar

Tags: NBC, Media, Washington Redskins

09/18/98
NHL YOUTH MARKETING DEPARTMENT SEEKS LICENSING MANAGER

The NHL Youth Marketing department seeks a Licensing Manager for day to day management of current licensees in categories including apparel, back to school products, toys and games, headwear, etc. In

Tags: Classified Advertisements, NHL

09/18/98
DO SPORTS FANS LIKE THE NIGHTLIFE, DO THEY LIKE TO PARTY?

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll interviewed sports fans and avid sports fans on various activities that they engage in several times a month. The following compares the responses of the two from January to A

Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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