College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In MontgomeryPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14
The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...
BIG MAC''S 500TH HR: MLB runs a full-page ad in USA TODAY congratulating Mark McGwire for becoming the 16th player in history to hit 500 HRs (THE DAILY). Jim Shearer, a 28-year-old architect, came up
The National Sports Forum, the largest cross-team sports marketing conference dedicated to team marketing and sales, has now opened early registration for its fifth annual conference & trade show to b
PERSONNEL MOVES AT PROPERTIES: NFLP announced the following transactions: TRACEY BLECZINSKI was named Dir of Pro Line. She was most recently Dir of Sales at NE-based Creative Enterprises. PAUL SPARROW
The Cubs had a Beanie Baby promotion yesterday and offered fans 13 and under "Erin the Bear," whose value has increased after being "retired" by Ty Inc., according to Carol Slezak of the CHICAGO SUN-T
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In VT, Tom Haley profiled sports journalist W.C. HEINZ, who has three stories in the new book, "THE BEST AMERICA SPORTS WRITING OF THE CENTURY," wrote the acclaimed novel, "THE PROFESSIONAL," and is n
THE DAILY continues "Spons-o-Meter," a comprehensive list of official corporate marketing partners of various leagues and governing bodies. Today: The CBA (THE DAILY). COMPANY CATEGORY PARTNER SINCE N
A second proposal to build a soccer stadium "with no" public assistance in CA''s San Fernando Valley was presented on Wednesday, according to Kurt Streeter of the L.A. TIMES. Former U.S. men''s nation
TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET editions of CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight," ESPN''s "SportsCenter" and FSN''s "Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) all led with Mark McGwire hitting his 500th home run.
PPV network Viewer''s Choice acquired the rights to distribute NBA games not aired locally to digital cable subscribers next season, according to John Lyons of BLOOMBERG NEWS. Viewer''s Choice "receiv
NBC Sports has inked a deal with NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon to produce and host "NASCAR Behind the Scenes," a one-hour special intended "to educate newcomers about the sport while giving viewers alread