Featured Story

Overnight Ratings: NASCAR Sprint Cup From Talladega Flat Compared To '13

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

ABC’s Notre Dame-Florida State led overnight ratings among all college football programming over the weekend. ESPN’s top audience was Kansas State’s upset of Oklahoma in the 12:00pm ET window with a 2.7 overnight. That figure was just below the 2.8 overnight earned by CBS for Al...

Read More

Tags: Research and Ratings

More Stories

03/29/99
FOR THE GOOD OF THE TEAM: FIREMAN TURNS DOWN $500,000 BONUS

MA-based Reebok Chair & CEO Paul Fireman turned down a "bonus of more than $500,000" last year, as the company "struggled to reverse sagging sales," according to Greg Gatlin of the BOSTON HERALD. Fire

Tags: Reebok

03/29/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Newport Beach-based Professional Sports Advisors Group President KEVIN GILMORE was named NHL Kings Assistant GM (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 3/27)....XAVIER AVILA was named ATP Tour Manager in the Player

Tags: ATP, Los Angeles Kings, People and Pop Culture

03/29/99
MEDIA NOTES

GIVING BACK FUND: The SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL''s Langdon Brockinton writes that the NFL has given its clubs "local broadcast sales rights to their respective team highlights shows." The new "revenue-ge

Tags: NBC, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media

03/29/99
FACILITY NOTES: ARE NFL GIANTS LOOKING ACROSS THE HUDSON

In N.Y., Mike Freeman wrote that there are "rumors that the Giants have been exploring the possibility of playing in Manhattan." The Giants "deny any such interest" and point to their lease with the M

Tags: Facilities, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, News Corp./Fox

03/29/99
VIRTUAL INSANITY! PVI INKS MLB TEAMS, IMG/SCIDEL RE-UP DEAL

NJ-based Princeton Video Image (PVI) has reached deals to provide virtual ad services for the ''99 regular-season home games for the MLB Giants and Phillies. PVI has a similar deal with the Padres. PV

Tags: IMG, Philadelphia Phillies, PVI, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Toyota

03/29/99
OWNERSHIP HAS ITS PRIVILEGES: JORDAN EYES STAKE IN HORNETS

Reports out of Charlotte over the weekend have Michael Jordan in talks to acquire a 50% stake in the Hornets from Owner George Shinn. NBA Commissioner David Stern confirmed Friday that Shinn and Jorda

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, R J Reynolds

03/26/99
SCHOTT-YA! MARGE MAY SELL REDS TO COUSIN?

Reds CEO & President Marge Schott is "interested" in selling her stake in the Reds to an ownership group that includes the City of Cincinnati retirement system and her cousin, investor Steve Schott, a

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, MLB

03/26/99
ESPN REPORT REVEALS CBS LINK TO ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATION

CBS "is an investor in a company that makes money from a popular online gambling operation based in the Caribbean," according to Tom Farrey in an ESPN.com exclusive report. FL-based SportsLine USA, wh

Tags: CBS, Colleges, ESPN, NCAA, SportsLine.com, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/26/99
SERVES & VOLLEYS: FROM TEA TO TELECOM "OVERNIGHT" IN FLORIDA

At midnight Monday, the Lipton Championships tennis tournament "morphs ... into the Ericsson Open, ending one of sports'' most successful naming rights deals," according to Alan Snel of the Ft. Lauder

Tags: ATP, Fila USA

03/26/99
MEETING OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SPORTS COMMISSIONS

The 7th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Sports Commissions, April 14-17 in CO Springs, is the meeting to attend for any organization involved in the sports event industry. Attendees will

Tags: Classified Advertisements

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug