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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
FRANCHISE NOTES

The MLS Fusion has reduced ticket prices, cutting their $600 sideline season-ticket package to $288 for adults and $180 for children under 12. The Fusion had the third- highest prices in the league an

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises

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
CABLEVISION DENIES IT WILL MAKE GEORGE THE KING OF NEW YORK

Cablevision "immediately moved" yesterday to "quash the buzz" that it is in talks with Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner about his team, and a role for him as top exec of the Knicks and NHL Rangers, a

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

09/18/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

WNBA Monarchs G Ticha Penicheiro has signed a two-year deal with Nike. The deal was handled by Woolf Associates (Woolf)....In Charlotte, Jim Utter reports that Dale Earnhardt Inc. officials are expect

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Nike, R J Reynolds

09/18/98
PENS OWNERS MEET WITH BETTMAN, BUT NO ANSWERS ARE FOUND

Penguins co-Owners Howard Baldwin and Roger Marino met with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman yesterday at NHL headquarters regarding several issues, "but came away without any answers," according to Deja

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins

09/18/98
ISLES WAR GETS UGLY; GULOTTA CALLS TEAM "PIGS AT THE TROUGH"

Nassau County Exec Thomas Gulotta called the owners of the Islanders "pigs at the trough," before NY State Supreme Court Justice Joseph Burton issued a "temporary restraining order barring the Islande

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Franchises, New York Islanders, Philadelphia Flyers, Walt Disney

09/18/98
WILL VAUGHN'S OUTBURST HURT THE PADRES' AT THE BALLOT BOX?

Following the Padres'' 6-3 loss to the Cubs on Wednesday night, in which Padres fans cheered for Sammy Sosa after his grand slam (and MLB record-tying HR No. 63) gave the Cubs the lead, Padres OF Greg

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Facilities, MLB, San Diego Padres

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

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
DISNEY'S SKATING AWAY WITH FIVE-YEAR DEAL WITH ISU

ABC, ESPN and Lifetime "reached a five-year contract Thursday with the International Skating Union [ISU] to televise major figure and speed skating events run by the sports'' governing body," accordin

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

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