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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 30 / 15

Jets House, the NFL team's official Super Bowl week hospitality venue, opens in midtown Manhattan. It will operate through Sunday. Richmond County Savings Bank will unveil an extension of its naming-rights deal for the Single-A New York-Penn League Staten Island Yankees' ballpark in St. George. T...

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07/27/99
DID COHEN'S COMMENTS ON CART COST HIM HIS EXEC VP POSITION?

Morale among CART team owners and employees "plummeted" over the weekend when CART Exec VP/Marketing Carl Cohen "characterized" the racing series as a "really tough sell," according to Dan Proudfoot o

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NASCAR

07/27/99
THE EAGLE HAS LANDED FOR USPS: ARMSTRONG TO BE OUT FRONT

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) plans to make Tour de France winner and USPS Cycling Team member Lance Armstrong "a highly visible postal figure in the next few months," according to T.R. Reid of the W

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, Viacom, Walt Disney

07/27/99
ATLANTA A NEW HOCKEYTOWN? THRASHERS EDGE HAWKS AT GATE?

Though Hawks and Thrashers ticket prices at the new, $213M Philips Arena "rank among the highest" in the NBA and NHL, the Thrashers "have had more success at the box office," according to Jeff Schultz

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers, Franchises, NBA, NHL, Time Warner

07/26/99
MEDIA NOTES

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Lance Armstrong winning the Tour de France, followed by Indians-Yankees. CNN/SI''s 11:00pm ET "Sports Tonight" led with

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, TNN, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/26/99
DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: ADAMS GOES OUTSIDE TEAM FOR PRESIDENT

Titans Owner & President Bud Adams "surrendered a job title he''s had since 1959" in naming former Vikings exec Jeff Diamond the team''s new President & COO, according to Jeff Legwold of the Nashville

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, Tennessee Titans, Ticketmaster

07/26/99
SNYDER MAKING HIS MARK ON TEAM WITH MORE FRONT-OFFICE MOVES

Redskins Owner Daniel Snyder has moved "quickly and emphatically ... to leave his imprint on the franchise," naming former 49ers exec Vinny Cerrato as new Dir of Player Personnel, according to Mark Ma

Tags: Franchises, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Washington Redskins

07/26/99
STERN CHALLENGES WNBA TEAMS TO STEP UP WORK ON ATTENDANCE

NBA Commissioner David Stern is "strongly urging" WNBA team operators to "step up their efforts to sell tickets in the wake of sagging attendance and media stories that appear to spread doom and gloom

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Sparks, NBA, WNBA

07/26/99
LINCOLN LOGS OFF NINTENDO; IS MARINERS CEO POST NEXT?

Mariners co-Owner Howard Lincoln is "planning to resign" as Nintendo Chair next year, a move which is "sparking speculation" that he could "be in line for the" team''s CEO post, according to Bruscas &

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners

07/26/99
TOUR DE LANCE: NOW THE PUBLICITY TOUR BEGINS FOR ARMSTRONG

Cyclist Lance Armstrong yesterday became only the second American and first cancer survivor to win the Tour de France, and in N.Y., Frank Litsky calls his win "the ultimate payoff for someone who ...

Tags: ABC, Nike, NikeTown, Visa, Walt Disney, Yahoo

07/26/99
SCRUMMIN' UP A NEW RUGBY LEAGUE IN THE UNITED STATES?

News Corp. Chair Rupert Murdoch and adidas are "involved in negotiations" to start a pro rugby league in the U.S., according to Paul Ackford of the LONDON TELEGRAPH, who wrote that "initial proposals"

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, News Corp./Fox, Washington Nationals

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