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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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MLB'S FIRST HALF REPORT CARD: BASEBALL ON ITS WAY BACK

With the All-Star Game set for tonight, columnists examined the first half of the ''98 MLB season. A sampling: RETURN TO COOL: In Cincinnati, John Fay: "Baseball could not have hoped for a better seas

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/07/98
NETS AND YANKEES HAVE DIFFERENT PASTS, SAME CLOUDY FUTURES

The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) on Thursday invited designers to "submit plans to upgrade or rebuild" Continental Arena in hopes of enticing the Nets to remain at the facility "

Tags: Facilities, MLB, Brooklyn Nets, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

07/07/98
UNITED THEY STAND, BUT ...: MLS TEAM MAY ADD NEW INVESTORS

DC United "may change at least some of its owner- operators in the coming months," according to team GM Kevin Payne, and cited by Will Kuhns of the WASHINGTON POST. MLS owns all of the teams and playe

Tags: AEG, DC United, Franchises, MLS

07/07/98
RAVENS OR RAVERS? TEAM ENCOURAGES PRE-GAME PARTYING

When the Ravens'' new stadium opens, there will be more "tailgating than ever," as the team "will bring tailgating to" the fans, according to Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore SUN. All of the 5,000 park

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities, Walt Disney

07/07/98
MCCOMBS LANDS VIKINGS: $205M BID TOPS TAYLOR'S $180M OFFER

The Vikings'' executive board, in a unanimous vote, chose San Antonio business exec Red McCombs'' $205M offer to buy the team over three other bids on Thursday, according to Souhan & Banks of the Minn

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

07/07/98
GET THE VOTE OUT: ALL-STAR GAME OR POPULARITY CONTEST?

In Baltimore, Peter Schmuck writes that while All-Star fan balloting "is the one real opportunity for the paying customers to play a decision-making role" in MLB, it is "[o]bviously not ... fair." Sch

Tags: Aramark, Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, Dallas Stars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Southwest Sports Group

07/07/98
WORLD CUP NOTES

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Nike, Puma, Reebok, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

07/07/98
WILL MLB BE BACK IN THE RATINGS GAME WITH ALL-STAR SHOWING?

USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke notes that with three players aiming for Roger Maris'' home run record, regular season ratings on ESPN and Fox "are at least even with -- or up from -- last year." NBC projec

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Seattle Mariners, Seattle Storm, Walt Disney

07/07/98
THIS IS THE WAY TO HAVE FUN: NIKE POLICE PROVING POPULAR

Nike''s eight-spot Fun Police ad campaign is "collaring its core customers," according to USA TODAY''s Melanie Wells. The ads, created by Wieden & Kennedy, earned higher-than- average popularity and e

Tags: Nike, Wieden Kennedy

07/02/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Nike shares rose 3 3/8 yesterday, or 6.9%, to close at 52 1/16 (THE DAILY). On "Moneyline," CNN''s Lou Dobbs reported, "Analysts said Nike has worked through excess inventory and could be poised for a

Tags: CBS, ESPN, IMG, NBA, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Nike, Puma, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

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