Featured Story

Inaugural Miami Beach Bowl Kicks Off Today With Memphis-BYU

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 22 / 14

Today's inaugural Miami Beach Bowl features Memphis and BYU competing at Marlins Park. BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall  said, "Anytime you play well on national TV it helps the brand" ( SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 12/21 ). Today's game will tell if the event "got lucky in getting what you want if you're ...

Read More

More Stories

07/08/99
ONLINE DRIVE: PHILS USE WEB SITE TO CREATE BRAND AWARENESS

Today''s "Online Drive" profiles the Phillies Web site, located at www.phillies.com. The site is powered by Philadelphia-based Magical Fox, which has worked with the team for the past two-and-a-half y

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, Media

07/08/99
MLB ALL-STAR GAME EXPECTED TO BRING BOFFO $$ TO BOSTON

The economic impact of MLB''s All-Star Game on Boston is examined by Gregg Krupa of the BOSTON GLOBE, who writes that the event is "expected to be the third most lucrative sports event" in the city''s

Tags: John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

07/08/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Sharks VP/Marketing ELAINE SULLIVAN-DIGRE was named Rockets VP/Marketing & Consumer Sales (THE DAILY)....The Vikings have named MIKE HARMON as Dir of Marketing (SportsTicker, 7/7)....IHL Houston Aeros

Tags: AHL, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Vikings, San Jose Sharks, Sports Illustrated, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

07/08/99
INDIANS PERFORMING WELL ON AND OFF THE FIELD AS STOCK RISES

Cleveland Indians Baseball Co. "was the top performer" among Northeast OH stocks for the first half of ''99, according to Mary Vanac of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. The Indians'' stock rose 157% to 18 3/

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Finance

07/08/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

In DC, Mark Maske cites sources as saying that the new Redskins "owners intend to restructure the front office and revise the job description" of GM Charley Casserly. The owners then "plan to leave it

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Wild, NHL, Arizona Coyotes, Washington Redskins

07/08/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

MLB: Famous Fixins has received a license from the MLBPA to produce a line of breakfast cereals featuring MLBers for regional distribution in the players'' home team areas. Portions of the proceeds fr

Tags: Dr Pepper/7UP, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, MLB, New York Mets

07/08/99
NASCAR TEAM OWNER AND PARTNERS LAUNCH HISPANIC RACING TEAM

Winston Cup team owner Larry Hedrick, Miami developer Mike Vazquez and Dallas resident Rudy Rodriguez "have formed a business alliance" called "Hispanic Racing Team" (HRT), according to Tony Fabrizio

Tags: Anheuser Busch, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

07/08/99
DIFAZIO HAS UNTIL JULY 19 TO RESPOND TO EDDIE JONES SUIT

Agent Sal DiFazio of Atlantic Sports Management has until July 19 "to respond to a lawsuit filed against him and his company" by Hornets G Eddie Jones, which claims that a "former employee" of DiFazio

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, New Orleans Pelicans, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture

07/08/99
FACILITY NOTES

In Milwaukee, Bob McGinn writes that the Green Bay Packers "appear to be leaning toward building a new Lambeau Field rather than renovating and expanding the existing one." However, Packers President

Tags: CBS, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Facilities, Green Bay Packers, SportsLine.com, Viacom, WNBA

07/08/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: The 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" (aired on ESPN2 due to MLB baseball on ESPN) and CNN/SI''s "Sports Tonight" both led with Red Sox-Devil Rays and followed with Yankees-Tige

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., CBS, CFL, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, Golden State Warriors, HBO, Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, NASCAR, NCAA, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Nielsen, Quokka, R J Reynolds, Showtime, Sports Illustrated, Media, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Mystics, WNBA, YankeeNets

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug