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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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06/24/98
MEDIA NOTES

RATINGS: Phillies TV ratings on WPHL-WB "have jumped" 43%, from an average of 3.0 in ''97, to a 4.3 this season. Comcast SportsNet''s Phillies games are averaging a 2.3, up 60% from what PRISM average

Tags: ABC, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, DirecTV, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NBA, Nielsen, PBA, Philadelphia Phillies, Raycom Sports, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney, WNBA

06/24/98
SCHWINN GOES OFF-ROAD WITH PURCHASE OF GT BICYCLES

CO-based Schwinn Holdings Corp. announced plans to acquire CA-based GT Bicycles in a deal valued at "about" $180M. Schwinn, a privately-owned company, said it will pay $8 a share for GT''s 10 million

Tags: Finance

06/24/98
RAVENS: WE'LL ALWAYS HAVE PARRIS, ON OUR SIDE OF THE STADIUM

The administration of MD Gov. Parris Glendening "defended its optimistic predictions about the economic benefits" of the Ravens'' new stadium, disputing a recent "legislative report that says the proj

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Facilities

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
AFL IN TALKS WITH NFL: EYES COLLEGE-AREA MARKETS FOR GROWTH

The NFL is "negotiating to buy a stake" in the AFL, according to BLOOMBERG''s Curtis Eichelberger. NFL President Neil Austrian "acknowledged" that NFL execs have met with the league, but that the AFL

Tags: AFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

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
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
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

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
LONE RANGERS BRIEFLY WITHOUT TV COVERAGE DUE TO FOX DISPUTE

Fox Sports Southwest (FSSW) "threatened to pull the plug on" Marcus Cable''s broadcast of last night''s Rangers- D''Backs game "because of a contract dispute," according to Mark Couch of the FT. WORTH

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, News Corp./Fox, Media

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