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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 31 / 14

N.Y. Daily News cartoonist Ed Murawinski posted this image featuring a caricature of Jets coach Rex Ryan to promote the Aug. 5 launch of his new website, which will sell signed prints of his work.

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EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

News Corp. named Philip Morris Co. Chair & CEO GEOFFREY BIBLE to its Board of Directors (N.Y. POST, 6/24)....Red Wings Assistant GM DON WADDELL was named GM of the expansion NHL Atlanta Thrashers. Wad

Tags: Atlanta Thrashers, News Corp./Fox, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

06/24/98
TBS/TIME WARNER PLAN $50M AD BLITZ TO SPREAD THE GOODWILL

TBS and Time Warner will begin a $40-50M "media blitz" this week for the Goodwill Games, according to Jim Cooper of MEDIAWEEK. Cooper: "But even before the first runner hits the track, Time Warner kno

Tags: Events and Attractions, TBS/TNT, Time Warner

06/24/98
REGRETS, WE'VE HAD A FEW: BETTMAN APOLOGIZES FOR LEAVING MN

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman attended groundbreaking for the $130M St. Paul arena which will house the expansion NHL Wild, according to Curt Brown of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Bettman "apologized

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Wild, NHL

06/24/98
FINANCE NOTES

UBS Securities analyst Ed Hatch lowered his earnings estimate for Disney stock from $3.15 to $2.96. Merrill Lynch''s Jessica Reif cut her profit forecast from $3.10 to $3. The analysts'' "shift" has p

Tags: Finance, Walt Disney

06/24/98
VIKINGS DISMISSIVE OF LAS VEGAS WOMAN'S OFFER FOR TEAM

Shruti Misra, a Las Vegas resident who has real estate holdings in NV, CA and NM, "has offered to purchase the Vikings" for $180M, according to Matt Jacob of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. A representa

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings

06/24/98
PANTHERS ARENA DEVELOPERS NEED LOAN TO FILL UP CASH KITTY

Broward County, FL, commissioners voted to "freeze" $9M to cover back wages owed to construction workers on the NHL Panthers'' new arena, according to Meg James of the MIAMI HERALD. At issue is "at le

Tags: Facilities, NHL

06/24/98
CLAIRING THE AIR: FORMER DODGERS VP TO MEET THE PRESS TODAY

Former Dodgers Exec VP Fred Claire will hold a press conference in Pasadena today (L.A. DAILY NEWS, 6/24). National reaction to the team''s dismissal of Claire and manager Bill Russell continues. In D

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Colorado Rockies, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney

06/24/98
MARQUEE GROUP'S NEW TEAM SERVICE GROUP AIMS TO PUMP YOU UP

The Marquee Group has formed Marquee/Alphabet City (MAC) Team Services to create entertainment marketing and promotional opportunities for sports franchises including customized team songs and videos.

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, Coca-Cola, Colorado Rockies, MLB, NBA, NFL, Time Warner

06/24/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB National League Attendance Through June 21 ''98 YEAR-TO-DATE   COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''97 AVG. %+/- ''96 AVG. %+/- COL 35 47,142 1,649,982 94% 48,098 - 2% 48,006

Tags: MLB, The Back of the Book

06/24/98
TWO-GAME CROWD OF 108,091 NOT ENOUGH: GEORGE WANTS NEW PARK

Despite drawing crowds of 53,316 and 54,775 to Yankee Stadium for the two Yankees-Braves interleague games on Monday and Tuesday, Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner renewed his desire for a new ballpar

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Facilities, New York Yankees, Time Warner, YankeeNets

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