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SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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10/28/98
MEDIA NOTES

RATINGS: DAILY VARIETY''s Tom Bierbaum writes that Fox "won the week [ending October 24] with the lowest World Series numbers ever and improved by a mere 12% in adults 18- 49 over the same week last y

Tags: Chicago Bears, NBC, New England Patriots, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Media, TBS/TNT, USA Networks

10/28/98
A'S HIRE FCB AD AGENCY AND FIND A NEW BROADCAST CARRIER

The A''s have hired S.F.-based Foote, Cone & Belding to be their advertising and marketing agency. FCB will produce all advertising for the team and serve as consultants for promotions and other marke

Tags: Franchises, NBC, Oakland Athletics, Wilson Sporting Goods

10/28/98
PANTHERS' SHARES FALL IN THIRD QUARTER, BUT EXPECT REBOUND

Florida Panthers Holdings, the parent company of the NHL Panthers and six resort hotels, lost $20M, or $.57 a share, in the third quarter ended September 30, according to Katherine Hutt of the Ft. Lau

Tags: Finance, Florida Panthers

10/27/98
MCGWIRE TOPS PRO PLAYER SALES: PATIENT AT ENDORSEMENT PLATE

Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa top Pro Player''s list of best-selling MLB players for player-likeness merchandise, according to Andy Bernstein of the SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. McGwire goods represented 50%

Tags: MLB

10/27/98
DO OR DYE: FORMER CALLAWAY GOLF CEO SAYS HE WAS FIRED

Former Callaway Golf President & CEO DONALD DYE, who "stepped down" from his position on October 15 after working alongside company founder ELY CALLAWAY for 24 years, said he "did not resign" but was

Tags: Callaway Golf, People and Pop Culture

10/27/98
ADIDAS STILL USING THE FORCE OF KOBE DESPITE LOCKOUT

S.F.-based ad agency Leagas Delaney is "unveiling adidas america''s most ambitious U.S. campaign to date," according to BRANDWEEK. The $15-20M effort is "expected" to launch this week with a spot feat

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Boston Celtics, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, FedEx, General Motors, Los Angeles Lakers, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

10/27/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

TIM CONNOLLY was named Vikings Exec VP & GM. Connolly was most recently Hunt Sports Group President and was the Chiefs'' COO from ''89-96. Vikings Senior VP/Football Operations JEFF DIAMOND will now r

Tags: AHL, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

10/27/98
BOOK REVEALS MJ DIDN'T WANT TO JUST DO IT WHEN HE TURNED PRO

Michael Jordan''s "For The Love Of The Game: My Story," a 156-page coffee table book, hits stores today. The book (Crown Publishers, $50) chronicles Jordan''s life and examines his playing career and

Tags: Cablevision, New York Knicks, Nike, Media, Washington Nationals

10/27/98
FACILITY NOTES

The United Center''s two-year deal to host the Big Ten men''s basketball tournament will be extended for another year. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney said that the conference will consider making th

Tags: AEG, Envision, Facilities, Los Angeles Kings, The Sports Authority

10/27/98
TOY STORY: HASBRO REACHES LICENSING DEAL WITH NHL AND NHLPA

RI-based Hasbro has reached licensing agreements with the NHL and NHLPA "that will broaden the company''s portfolio of sports toys and games," according to Joseph Pereira of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. H

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, NHL

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