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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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11/03/99
ELWAY SEES NO HARM IN APPEARING IN COORS BREWING ADS

John Elway said that he "can''t quite understand" all the criticism he has received from doing a commercial for Coors Brewing Co., according to Patrick Saunders of the DENVER POST. Elway: "I didn''t r

11/03/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S TURNSTILE TRACKER

Today: AFC Home Attendance Through November 1 HOME TOTAL ''99 ''98 % +/- % +/- TEAM DATES ATT. AVG. %CAP AVG. /GAMES /SEASON KC 4 314,176 78,544 99% 74,631 +5.2% +6.7% NYJ 4 312,716 78,179 99% 70,054

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Reds, NFL, Tennessee Titans, The Back of the Book

11/03/99
TOPSY-TURVY NFL SEASON KEEPS LICENSEES, RETAILERS GUESSING

Redskins "fans are having [a tough] time finding" the No. 48 jersey of the NFL''s leading rusher, Stephen Davis, according to Eric Fisher of the WASHINGTON TIMES, who writes that consumers "will have

Tags: NFL, Washington Nationals, Washington Redskins

11/03/99
BRANDING TAKEN TO THE NEXT LEVEL: NBA 24-7 ON NBA.COM TV

NBA.com TV debuted last night at 7:00pm ET with host Ahmad Rashad opening the broadcast saying, "Welcome to the start of a new era in sports television. It''s the convergence of basketball, TV and the

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, DirecTV, NBA, NBC, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs, Media, Time Warner

11/03/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SAM KATZ, sports facility financier at Public Financial Management and Philadelphia''s GOP Mayoral candidate, was defeated by Democratic candidate JOHN STREET yesterday in a "tight race" (PHILADELPHIA

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, NBA, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

11/03/99
HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM: ROCKETS ARENA PLAN VOTED DOWN

With 100% of the precincts reporting, voters in Houston defeated a ballot measure to build a $160M downtown arena by a vote of 178,343-147,352, or 55% to 45% (AP, 11/2). In Houston, John Williams repo

Tags: Facilities, hp, Houston Rockets, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, St. Louis Blues

11/03/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

MARKETING AROUND THE BIG EVENTS: ABC affils, including WSB-TV in Atlanta, will be "allotted about five minutes of local" ad time during the net''s broadcast of Super Bowl XXXIV in January, which WSB D

Tags: ABC, NFL, PGA Tour, Reebok, Walt Disney

11/03/99
JFF'S YEAR STARTS AT SUPER BOWL, FINISHES IN CHAPTER 11

AL-based Just For Feet (JFF) said Tuesday that it plans to reorganize under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to Ted Pratt of the BIRMINGHAM NEWS. JFF CEO Helen Rockey said the move represen

Tags: Finance, Foot Locker/Venator Group

11/03/99
BUCS HAVE IMMEDIATE OPENINGS IN MARKETING DEPARTMENT

The Buccaneers Marketing Department has immediate opening for two positions: New Partner Development -- Seeking aggressive sales person with minimum three years sales results. The salary plus commissi

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

11/03/99
SPURS ARENA A SLAM DUNCAN; CONSTRUCTION SET FOR NEXT SPRING

With 100% percent of the precincts reporting, Bexar County voters approved increases in local hotel and car rental taxes to fund $146.5M of a $175M arena for the Spurs by a vote of 61% to 39% (Bexar C

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, San Antonio Spurs, TBS/TNT, Utah Jazz

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