Featured Story

Universal Sports Signs Deal With National Cable Television Cooperative

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 18 / 14

Universal Sports today signed a distribution deal with the National Cable Television Cooperative, a group that represents around 900 small cable operators in carriage deals. Universal Sports previously had deals with NCTC members Google Fiber, Wave Broadband, GCI and Hawaiian Telecom. As part of the...

Read More

More Stories

10/30/98
THESE PENS FULL OF RED INK: GET SECOND LOAN FROM MARINO

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Bernard Markovitz approved a new "emergency loan" allowing Penguins co-Owner Roger Marino to write another $2.5M check, "with the promise that his money will be the first repaid

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

10/30/98
WASHINGTON POST REPORTS THAT ANGELOS INTERESTED IN REDSKINS

Orioles Owner Peter Angelos and Islanders co-Owner Howard Milstein "apparently will join the bidding" for the Redskins, according to sources of Maske & Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. Sources say that i

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore Ravens, Franchises, New York Islanders, NFL, Washington Redskins

10/30/98
LAP OF LUXURY: WHICH STADIUMS HAVE THE SWEETEST SUITES

In an effort to generate additional revenue, NFL teams are trying "to outdo each other with increasingly flashy luxury boxes" which can "represent half of a team''s profit," according to Sam Walker of

Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Facilities, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins

10/30/98
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: During his presentation to NFL owners in K.C., Michael Ovitz said that league owners "wanted assurances" that a southern CA team would be supported. Ovitz: "I''ll put an L.A. fan up against an Ea

Tags: AFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NFL

10/30/98
HEARTACHE BY THE POUND: ADIDAS DROPS "TROUBLED FOOTBALLER"

Just "days" after English soccer player Paul Gascoigne discharged himself from the hospital "where he was being treated for stress, depression, and alcohol-related problems," adidas canceled his $4.2M

Tags: Washington Nationals

10/30/98
ABL SEASON READY TO ROLL: ADS TAKE SHOTS AT NBA LOCKOUT

ABL CEO Gary Cavalli said that "recent infusions of money by ''equity investors,'' the sale of operating rights for three teams and rising sponsorship sales have put the ABL back on track to break eve

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

10/30/98
STREET & SMITH'S SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL SPECIAL REPORT

SPORTS DEGREES: In ''85 there were 20 degree programs in sports marketing at U.S. universities, today there are more than 200! How is the new professionalism in sports management effecting franchises?

Tags: Classified Advertisements

10/30/98
RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists final national ratings from the weekend''s network sporting events. All times are ET. Numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: Regional

Tags: ABC, CBS, MLS, NASCAR, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PepsiCo, San Francisco 49ers, Media, St. Louis Rams, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/30/98
END OF AN ERA AS O'MALLEY CONFIRMS HE WILL LEAVE DODGERS

Dodgers CEO Peter O''Malley "will sever his ties with the club at the end of the year," according to Steve Springer of the L.A. TIMES. Springer: "This would figure to be a sad time for O''Malley, who

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, NFL

10/30/98
STARTER UP: NET INCOME RISES BUT NBA LOCKOUT HURTS SALES

Starter Corp. said its third-quarter net income rose 5.5%, but that sales "were hurt" by the NBA lockout and "difficult industry conditions generally," according to the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Shares in

Tags: Finance, NBA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug