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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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05/06/98
CAROLINA BLUES: BEAVER "DISAPPOINTED" AS VOTERS REJECT TAX

Voters in the NC Triad area yesterday "hollered a loud ''No!'' to a tax to build a baseball stadium," according to Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. The "resounding" defeat in both Guilford

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, R J Reynolds

05/06/98
LIFETIME TOUTS ALL-FEMALE PRODUCTION CREW FOR WNBA TELECASTS

Lifetime TV has assembled an all-female team of sports TV talent to produce its ''98 WNBA telecasts. Lisa Seltzer, who has directed ABL games for Fox Sports Net and NHL games for ESPN, was named the b

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, CBS, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, Indiana Pacers, Madison Square Garden, MLS, NBA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

05/05/98
CELTICS INCREASE TICKETS BY 10% FOR MOST TICKETS FOR '98-99

The Celtics announced their ticket prices for the ''98- 99 season. Most seats will increase approximately 10% over last season''s prices, to $22, $27, $33 and $44 for balcony seats, and $55, $60, $72,

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises

05/05/98
COULD BURGER KING BE BEHIND THE HORSE CALLED THE WHOPPER?

Newly appointed National Thoroughbred Racing Assoc. (NTRA) Commissioner Tim Smith "is considering new policies that would permit the sale of naming rights to horses," according to Richard Alm of the D

Tags: Nike, NTRA, Reebok

05/05/98
LEAGUE NOTES

PA-labor lawyer William Wallen, who leads a group of NFL assistant coaches who formed the NFLCA in ''96, said that while the group is "not a union," the league is "already putting up resistance agains

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, MLB, NFL, PGA Tour

05/05/98
BRANDWEEK NEWS: FILA CALLS TIME-OUT ON WEBBER SHOE PROMOS

Chris Webber is "losing some screen time," after Fila "pulled back support" for its Webber signature shoe, due to launch May 15, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. Fila Senior VP/Marketing Howe B

Tags: Fila USA, GTE, NBA, NCAA, NFL, Oakland Athletics, Sprint, WNBA

05/05/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB American League Attendance Through May 3 YEAR-TO-DATE   COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES ''98 AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''97 AVG. %+/- ''96 AVG. %+/- BAL 17 43,557 740,477 89% 42,736 2% 45,034 - 3%

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, MLB, New York Yankees, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

05/05/98
MA BOARD CALLS ON RED SOX TO SETTLE RACIAL HARASSMENT CASE

MA state investigators have concluded that a former Red Sox employee "who has accused the team of racial harassment was the victim of discrimination, and they have urged the team to reach a settlement

Tags: Franchises

05/05/98
IS ADAMS GOLF LINE THE CURE FOR FALDO'S FALTERING GAME?

As reported yesterday, Nick Faldo has signed with TX- based Adams Golf to develop a new line of clubs and to represent the company on the PGA Tour. Adams Golf Founder Barney Adams told Jimmy Burch of

Tags: MasterCard, PGA Tour

05/05/98
ADVANTAGE INTERNATIONAL SEEKS ADMIN. ASSISTANT FOR CT OFFICE

A growing company in Stamford, CT seeks an administrative assistant to support its marketing division. Qualified candidate must posses excellent oral/written communication skills and ability to work i

Tags: Classified Advertisements, Acushnet

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