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Dustin Johnson Serving Suspension After Positive Cocaine Test

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 01 / 14

Golfer  Dustin Johnson  is "serving a six-month suspension from the PGA Tour after testing positive for cocaine," according to a source. Johnson on Thursday announced that he was taking a leave of absence. Under the Tour's policies, it is not required to announce any disciplinary actions f...

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04/17/98
FACILITY NOTES

The NHL Panthers played their final game at Miami Arena last night. The team will move into a new, $185M Sunrise arena next season (THE DAILY). In Miami, Julie Kay reports that "still undetermined" is

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Facilities, Florida Panthers, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

04/17/98
AVP TAKES INITIAL STEPS IN EFFORT TO RESTRUCTURE TOUR

The AVP players board and players recently met to discuss the state of the tour and devise a plan for the upcoming season. Due to financial constraints and to avoid interruption of the ''98 season, th

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

04/17/98
SPORTSLINE USA REPORTS RECORD FIRST QUARTER PERFORMANCE

SportsLine USA announced a record revenue and site traffic for the first quarter ended March 31. Revenue increased 359% to $6.79M in the first quarter ''98 from $1.48M during the same period of ''97.

Tags: Finance, General Motors, SportsLine.com

04/17/98
FISHERMAN GONE WITH THE WAVES: ISLES TO BRING BACK OLD DUDS

The Islanders wore the "old white, blue and orange uniform they likely will wear for good next season" last night in their home finale, according to Marc Berman of the N.Y. POST. Although the team won

Tags: Dallas Stars, Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

04/17/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

AFL: The AFL makes its debut in Kansas City, MO, when the FL Bobcats host the Nashville Kats in a regular-season game July 25 at Kemper Arena (AFL). In K.C., Jonathan Rand reported that The Sports Gro

Tags: AFL, American Airlines, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA, New York Mets, Ticketmaster

04/17/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In response to Bell Canada''s decision to drop its sponsorship of Don Cherry''s "Coach''s Corner" from CBC''s "Hockey Night in Canada" Quebec telecasts, 95% of calls from Ontario residents to Bell Can

Tags: Cablevision, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Chicago Bulls, NBC, New York Knicks, Toyota

04/17/98
ON HIS BIG SHOW, OLBERMANN TACKLES ESPN'S LACK OF DISCLOSURE

In his closing remarks on "The Big Show," MSNBC''s Keith Olbermann addressed the fact that ESPN declined to divulge its minority-hiring numbers during its "Race & Sports" special. Olbermann: "I didn''

Tags: ESPN, MLB, Sports in Society, Walt Disney

04/17/98
SUNGLASSES MAKERS DON'T MAKE LIGHT OF ATHLETE ENDORSEMENTS

With the sunglasses industry in the third year of a "slowdown, key players are seeking salvation by creating specialty sunglasses for everything from tennis to biking in much the same way sneaker make

Tags: Oakley

04/17/98
REPORTS OF ESPN'S RATE INCREASE RAISES IRE OF CABLE INDUSTRY

Reports that ESPN will "hike its rates" by 20% on August 1 and implement an annual 20% increase until 2006 has drawn reaction from the cable industry, according to Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES.

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

04/17/98
RACING NEWS & NOTES: SPRINT IN THE PITS WITH NEW PROMO

Sprint will give five contest winners the opportunity to witness NASCAR racing from pit row and a chance to win $1M, according to NATIONAL SPEED SPORT NEWS. Throughout the season, with the purchase of

Tags: Columbus Crew, NASCAR, NHRA, R J Reynolds, Sprint

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