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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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Acushnet, manufacturer of Titleist golf balls and golf clubs, and IMG have reached a new multi-year equipment deal with Tiger Woods. Acushnet has also withdrawn its complaint against Nike alleging fal

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Acushnet, Golden State Warriors, IMG, Minnesota Timberwolves, Nike

Executive Transactions

QUINN NAMED NFLI CHIEF: DOUGLAS QUINN was named Senior VP/Managing Dir of NFL Int''l. Quinn joined NFLI as Senior Dir in ''97 following seven years with NFLP. In his new role, Quinn will be responsibl

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baseball, Basketball, Boston Celtics, Football, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, NFL, Portland Trail Blazers, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors, Vulcan Ventures

Event Notes

Octagon Athlete Rep. will manage the ''99-2000 Steffi Graf World Tour. The first U.S. stop will be at MSG on November 16 (Octagon)....Reed Exhibition reported that attendance at the PGA Int''l Golf Sh

Tags: Cablevision, Events and Attractions, Golf, Interpublic Group of Cos., Madison Square Garden, Octagon, PGA Tour, Tennis

ASC Reports $32.2M Loss

ME-based American Skiing Co.''s (ASC) "financial tumble continued Thursday" as the company reported a net loss of $32.3M for FY ''99, which ended July 25, according to Edward Murphy of the PORTLAND (M

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Twins Sales A Go?

T''Wolves Owner Glen Taylor and Wild majority Owner Robert Naegele announced yesterday that they have signed a letter of intent to acquire the Twins from Carl Pohlad contigent on St. Paul approving a

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Revenue Sharing In The NHL?

In the final part of a three-part series on the financial state of the NHL, David Shoalts of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL writes that the idea of revenue sharing "remains unpopular with the owners." Devil

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Gale Force Holdings, Hockey, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New Jersey Devils, NHL, YankeeNets

Modano Seeks Curb On Violence

After suffering from a vicious hit in last Friday''s opener that left him with a mild concussion, a broken noise and sprained neck ligaments, Stars C Mike Modano issued a statement yesterday "asking c

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Dallas Stars, Hockey, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Walt Disney

NHL Boasts Strong TV Ratings

The NHL''s season opener last Friday on ESPN, which featured a tribute to Wayne Gretzky, followed by the Penguins-Stars, averaged a 0.8 HH rating, up 60% from last year''s ESPN opener. The following i

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Houston Fans Back NFL Team

A telephone bank taking season-ticket orders for Houston''s new NFL franchise was "swamped" yesterday, as it took orders from about 6,000 people wanting 18,532 season tickets, according to John Willia

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Football, Franchises, NFL, Oakland Raiders, St. Louis Rams

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"Not even New Coke got reviews this bad." — Jeffrey Shelman, on the new Univ. of NC Jordan Brand men''s basketball uniforms (Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER, 10/8)

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