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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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08/31/98
MARKETERS TAKING OVERSEAS LESSONS AND APPLYING THEM IN U.S.

In globalization''s "latest twist," U.S.-based companies are "lifting products and ideas from their international operations and bringing them home," according to David Leonhardt of BUSINESS WEEK. Alt

Tags: Nike

08/31/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Raiders-Cardinals game at the Oakland Coliseum on Saturday drew 31,858, the smallest Coliseum crowd for a Raiders game since ''67 (S.F. EXAMINER, 8/30)....More than 6,000 pilots shut down Northwes

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, NFL, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Southwest Sports Group, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Texas Rangers

08/31/98
SUPER MARIO WOULD TEAM WITH BALDWIN ON PENS, BUT NOT MARINO

Mario Lemieux "is interested in becoming a minority owner" in the Penguins, "but only if his close friend Howard Baldwin succeeds in forming a consortium that will buy out Roger Marino and take over t

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

08/31/98
Starzz Interest Low In UT

Dan Jones & Associates conducted a survey of 407 UT adults to determine sports interests in that state, according to Rich Evans of the DESERET NEWS. Asked to rate sports leagues on a scale ranging fro

Tags: Basketball, Franchises, NASCAR, NBA, NFL, NHL, Utah Jazz, WNBA

08/31/98
OVERNIGHT RATINGS OF WEEKEND NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists preliminary overnight ratings from last weekend''s select network sports events. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Littl

Tags: ABC, CBS, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, The Back of the Book, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

08/31/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JILL VOGEL was named Dir of Venue Services and Research in the Naming Rights Division at ProServ. Vogel most recently served as Senior Consultant in KPMG Peat Marwick''s Convention, Sports & Entertain

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/31/98
MILES PRENTICE SAYS, "IT'S ELEMENTARY, MY DEAR TOM WATSON"

Golfer Tom Watson has joined Miles Prentice in his bid to buy the Royals, according to Charles Crumpley of the K.C. STAR. Watson said Friday "that he was motivated to help save the baseball team for K

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

08/31/98
GIULIANI: "LEON, LET'S MAKE A DEAL!" TUNA TO CROSS HUDSON?

NYC officials have had "at least one discussion" with Jets Owner Leon Hess about moving from the Meadowlands to New York City, with further talks planned, according to David Seifman of the N.Y. POST.

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NFL

08/31/98
PORTLAND TO STICK BY SEAHAWKS ... UNLESS SOMEONE GETS HOTTER

The NFL has ruled that Portland, OR, "is not in the Seattle market," meaning that KOIN-TV, the Portland CBS affil, "can choose any game on a given Sunday," according to John Hunt of the Portland OREGO

Tags: CBS, NBC, NFL, Seattle Seahawks, Media, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures

08/31/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In Detroit, Kupelian & O''Hara wrote to "expect a higher profile this season" in Detroit from Red Wings C Sergei Fedorov, who recently switched agencies from IMG to Advantage Int''l. Advantage''s Mike

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, Detroit Red Wings, General Motors, IMG, Jacksonville Jaguars

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