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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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SKYDOME: RETRACTABLE ROOF; SEATS 55,000; C$100M OR B.O.

SkyDome management will put the stadium on the auction block, thus "spurning" a C$100M offer from Sportsco Corp., according to Tony Van Alphen of the TORONTO STAR, who writes that the move "will almos

Tags: CFL, Facilities, Labatt Brewing, Toronto Blue Jays

12/15/98
SILENT NIGHT: S.A. SCHOOL DISTRICT ENDS TALKS WITH SPURS

The North East School District trustees, by a 5-2 vote Monday, "ended discussions with the Spurs over a proposed tax-funded $157 million arena in the Longhorn Quarry," according to Cecilia Balli of th

Tags: Facilities, San Antonio Spurs

12/15/98
MEDIA NOTES

Sports Illustrated named Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire as their ''98 Sportsmen of the Year. The two will be featured on the cover of the December 21 issue (SI)....In Boston, Frank Dell''Apa writes on ML

Tags: ATP, CBS, MLS, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

12/15/98
THE '99 NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM HEADS SOUTH TO FLORIDA

January 17-19, 1999, St. Augustine, FL. With a month to go, the ''99 National Sports Forum is heating up. Come join literally hundreds of Team, League, Agency and Corporate execs at this year''s Fourt

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Dallas Mavericks, MLS, Southwest Sports Group, Time Warner

12/15/98
A PENNY FOR HIS THOUGHTS? GROSSMAN WANTS GIBBS AS CONSULTANT

If AZ developer Sam Grossman''s bid to buy the Redskins is successful, former coach Joe Gibbs said he "would serve as a consultant on any topic Grossman wanted," according to Liz Clarke of the WASHING

Tags: Franchises, NFL, Washington Redskins

12/15/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike Dir of Broadcast Production PETER FRIEDMAN has resigned to become N.Y.-based ad agency McCann-Erickson Dir of Broadcast Production (ADWEEK, 12/14)....Former Philip Morris Kraft unit President JAM

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Detroit Pistons, Nike, NPSL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, R J Reynolds, Russell Athletic, People and Pop Culture

12/15/98
CT LAWMAKERS SET TO OK PATS DEAL AFTER FINAL TINKERING

In Hartford, legislative opponents to the Patriots'' stadium deal were "predicting" approval of the pact by the state''s General Assembly, which will convene today in a special session and vote on the

Tags: CBS, Franchises, NBC, New England Patriots, NFL, Viacom

12/15/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Chicago, former White Sox OF Albert Belle, who recently signed with the Orioles, writes an open letter in the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES thanking White Sox Owner Jerry Reinsdorf, the team and the fans for "

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, Franchises, Philadelphia Phillies, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers

12/15/98
APPROVAL OF $20M LOAN WILL HELP PENGUINS SURVIVE SEASON

The Penguins "won an off-ice victory yesterday by scoring a $20 million loan, which the team said it needs to make it through the end of the season," according to Ann Belser of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZ

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

12/15/98
FURTHER CONSOLIDATION IN DBS INDUSTRY AS DIRECTV GETS USSB

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Tags: DirecTV, NHL, Media

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