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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

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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09/17/98
EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES

A record 103,500 fans turned out for the NASCAR Exide 400 Sunday in Richmond, VA. Another record 58,000 also attended the Busch Series race the night before (RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, 9/14)....An annou

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Events and Attractions, NASCAR, Walt Disney

09/17/98
ESPN SEES BOFFO RATINGS WITH ADDITION OF FULL NFL SEASON

The addition of NFL Sunday Night Football has helped ESPN''s primetime ratings jump 56%, from a 1.8 to a 2.8 for the first two weeks of September. For the same period, ESPN''s NFL telecasts, along wit

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Media, Walt Disney

09/17/98
SOUTHBOUND AGAIN: THE DAILY RELOCATING ON SEPTEMBER 30

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY will be relocating to Street & Smith''s Sports Group''s new offices in Charlotte, NC, on September 30. If you have any questions, please call Shelly Finkel at (203) 838-0800

Tags: People and Pop Culture

09/17/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

49ERS: According to a source, federal prosecutors "outlined a series of bribery and racketeering charges they say puts former [LA] Gov. Edwin Edwards at the center of a sprawling conspiracy to illegal

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Rays

09/17/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SHAQUILLE O''NEAL is "unofficially" slated to appear on NBC''s "Saturday Night Live" on October 3 (PHILA. INQUIRER, 9/17)....MICHAEL O''BRIEN has written "No Ordinary Joe," a biography on Penn State U

Tags: NBC, People and Pop Culture

09/17/98
TSN TURNING OVER A NEW LEAF WITH REGIONAL BROADCAST DEAL

After "striking a deal" with the Maple Leafs and Molson Breweries, TSN announced details of its six-year deal to broadcast the team''s games in Ontario, according to Chris Zelkovich of the TORONTO STA

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Montreal Canadiens, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs

09/17/98
HOME RUNS DOING WONDERS: MLB POPULARITY AT ALL-TIME HIGH

Baseball''s popularity "is soaring" as Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa set HR records, according to a CNN/USA TODAY/ Gallup Poll, as reported by Mel Antonen of USA TODAY. The poll, conducted Monday and Tu

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Chicago Cubs, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, Time Warner

09/17/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

DEALS: Anna Kournikova, 17, signed a representation agreement with Advantage Int''l (Advantage)....AFLAC will title sponsor the LPGA AFLAC Tournament of Champions through 2001. The ''98 event will be

Tags: American Skiing Co., HBO, LPGA, New York Yankees, NFL, Nike, Time Warner, YankeeNets

09/17/98
LEAGUE NOTES

NHL: The NHL awarded its 2000 All-Star Weekend to Toronto. The 50th All-Star Game will be held at the new Air Canada Centre (NHL). In Toronto, Lance Hornby writes that Maple Leaf Gardens "likely will

Tags: Dallas Stars, Denver Broncos, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Diego Chargers, Southwest Sports Group, WNBA

09/17/98
MEDIA NOTES

NBC CUTS? NBC "insiders" are "predicting job losses of between 200 and 300" as "across-the-board cuts are expected to average between 4% and 5%, with some divisions and departments -- particularly tho

Tags: Canadian Broadcasting Corp., DirecTV, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Pittsburgh Pirates, Sports Illustrated, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

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