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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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LEAGUE NOTES

WALLY''S TAKE ON RACE: Former Miami (OH) Univ. G Wally Szczerbiak, asked whether his skin color will be a disadvantage come draft day: "What I want teams and general managers to do is kind of look at

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EVENTS & ATTRACTION NOTES

X GAMES: In four days of X Games competition, 140,000 people have visited the Games'' venues, "contributing to massive traffic congestion" in the downtown S.F. area. Monday''s attendance "was expected

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06/29/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with White Sox-Red Sox followed by Blue Jays-Devil Rays. "Fox Sports News Primetime" (Fox Sports Net South) led with Mets-Mar

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, ESPN, Miami Marlins, HBO, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, Sports Illustrated, Media, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Walt Disney

06/29/99
NIKE GOES ON THE ATTACK WITH ADS FOR ITS NEW ATHLETIC LINE

Nike is "counterattacking the small-but-growing athletic footwear/fashion marketers" with its new 6453 line, numbers that "spell out Nike on a telephone pad," according to AD AGE. In a new Wieden & Ke

Tags: ESPN, Nike, Walt Disney, Wieden Kennedy

06/29/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN promoted TOM CLENDENIN to VP/Advertising & Promotion, where he will develop and implement the marketing and creative services for ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN Classic and ESPNews. Clendenin was ESPN''s Dir

Tags: ESPN, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/29/99
BEGINNING TO FILA LOT BETTER ABOUT ITS TENNIS INVOLVEMENT

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MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

SLAM DUNCAN: CNN/SI''s Sonja Steptoe examined the marketability of Spurs C/F Tim Duncan, who "has yet to cultivate a non-basketball fanbase or create an off-court persona." Duncan: "I''m not that cros

Tags: NBA, San Antonio Spurs, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

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CENTER OF ATTENTION: NEW ARENA WILL HAVE AMENITIES GALORE

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FRANCE LIFTS BAN ON COCA-COLA PRODUCTS; IVESTER APOLOGIZES

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