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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published 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...

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08/06/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

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

Tags: ATP, LPGA, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Visa, Yahoo

08/06/99
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 5TH ANNUAL NATIONAL SPORTS FORUM

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

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Nike

08/06/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Comcast-Spectacor, IMG, NFL, Nike, People and Pop Culture, US West/Qwest

08/06/99
BEANIE BABY AFTERNOON: PROMO TURNS TENSE IN THE WINDY CITY

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

Tags: Chicago Cubs

08/06/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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

Tags: ESPN, MLB, News Corp./Fox, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/06/99
SPONS-O-METER: WILL ZEKE ADD SOME ZIP TO CBA'S SPONSOR LIST?

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

Tags: NBA, Russell Athletic, Wilson Sporting Goods

08/06/99
SAMPSON SECONDS THE MOVE: ANOTHER GROUP EYES SOCCER STADIUM

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

Tags: AEG, Facilities, Los Angeles Galaxy

08/06/99
MEDIA NOTES

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.

Tags: ABC, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Bears, ESPN, HBO, IMG, News Corp./Fox, Nike, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Pittsburgh Pirates, RDV Sports, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Yahoo

08/06/99
VIEWER'S CHOICE, DIRECTV ACQUIRE RIGHTS TO NBA LEAGUE PASS

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

Tags: DirecTV, NBA, Media

08/06/99
WONDERBOY SIGNS DEAL WITH NBC, WILL MAKE TRANSITION TO TV

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

Tags: Anheuser Busch, NASCAR, NBC, Media

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