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Subway Gets Last-Minute Deal To Air New Super Bowl Spot

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 01 / 15

Subway will debut a spot near the end of NBC's Super Bowl pregame show in a deal that was concluded just yesterday. The QSR last year bought a last-minute spot in the Super Bowl broadcast. Subway CMO Tony Pace this year was again negotiating almost until the last minute, and came up with a unit th...

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05/11/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

Today: MLS Announced Attendance Through May 9 TEAM DATES ''99 AVG. TOTAL % CAP. ''98 AVG. % +/- AVG. DC United 3 21,933 65,798 84% 16,007 27.0% NY/NJ 4 19,707 78,828 77% 16,519 16.2% Chicago 3 19,374

Tags: AEG, Columbus Crew, DC United, MLS, The Back of the Book

05/11/99
PANTHERS POINT TO BURE SIGNING AS ONE REASON FOR TICKET HIKE

The NHL Panthers have raised their season-ticket prices for the sixth consecutive summer, according to Michael Russo of the Ft. Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL. The "biggest jump" in the average 5% increase c

Tags: Florida Panthers, Franchises

05/11/99
SPORTSLINE HEADED OVERSEAS: COMPANY CREATES EURO EXTENSION

SportsLine USA announced this morning the formation of SportsLine Europe Ltd., a new subsidiary providing content, community and e-commerce to European users. SportsLine USA will own approximately 80%

Tags: Media

05/11/99
VIVA LE FRANCE! ISC TO BUY PENSKE MOTORSPORTS IN $700M DEAL

FL-based Int''l Speedway Corp. (ISC) is "buying" 12.2 million outstanding shares of MI-based Penske Motorsports Inc. (PMI) for $50 per share in stock and cash, according to Bill Koenig of the INDIANAP

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Finance, Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc.

05/11/99
HEAD'S UP: PENN ACQUIRED TO IMPROVE TENNIS BALL MARKET SHARE

Austria-based Head Tyrolia Mares has acquired Penn Racquet Sports and its AZ-based tennis ball manufacturing plant from OH-based manufacturing company GenCorp, according to Peter Corbett of the ARIZON

Tags: Finance, Wilson Sporting Goods

05/11/99
ABC/IMG TOUT WOODS-DUVAL, BUT CRITICS TAKE SHOTS AT CONCEPT

IMG and ABC Sports formally announced that Tiger Woods and David Duval will meet in an 18-hole match-play format on Monday, August 2, which will be televised in prime time on ABC from Thousand Oaks, C

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Events and Attractions, IMG, PGA Tour, Walt Disney

05/11/99
TO VEECK WITH IT! RAYS STRUGGLE AT GATES DESPITE PROMOTIONS

Despite all the hype this season surrounding Devil Rays VP/Sales & Marketing Mike Veeck and his "zany promotional gimmicks," the team "is struggling more than ever to draw fans," according to Dave Cun

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, MLB, Tampa Bay Rays

05/11/99
DELAY OF GAME: MLS SAYS EXPANSION MORE LIKELY IN 2001

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS

05/11/99
MEDIA NOTES

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Tags: ABC, ESPN, Indiana Pacers, Milwaukee Bucks, MLB, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Media, UPN, Walt Disney

05/10/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

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Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Comcast-Spectacor, Detroit Pistons, Franchises, Miami Heat, NBA, NFL, NHL, Orlando Magic, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia 76ers, Pittsburgh Penguins, RDV Sports, Time Warner, Washington Redskins

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