Featured Story

Knicks, Rangers To Report Strong Season-Ticket Renewal Rates

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 20 / 14

The NHL Rangers during today's MSG earnings call will announce a season-ticket renewal rate of 93%, while the Knicks will announce a 91% rate. The Knicks' hiring of Phil Jackson "appears to have created a sense of optimism among their fan base." The renewal rate for the Rangers, coming off a Stanl...

Read More

More Stories

05/04/98
REPORT SAYS AD DOLLARS NOT ENOUGH FOR NFL NETS TO BREAK EVEN

For the first time since the NFL began programming on TV, "none of the league''s network partners will make money" by selling ad time, according to Friedman & Battaglio of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. Indu

Tags: NFL, Media

05/04/98
DEVIL RAYS SLOW AT GATE SO FAR, BUT NAIMOLI EXPECTS UPTURN

The Devil Rays have averaged 31,605 tickets sold for their first 13 games in the 45,200-seat Tropicana Field, with only the opener a sellout, according to Parks & Topkin of the ST. PETERSBURG TIMES. A

Tags: Franchises, PepsiCo, Tampa Bay Rays

05/04/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SPIKE LEE''s "He Got Game" was the No. 1 film over the weekend, earning an estimated $8.1M (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 5/4). ...DUTCHESS OF YORK SARAH FERGUSON attended her first MLB game on Saturday, catching

Tags: Chicago Cubs, ESPN, IMG, MLB, NASCAR, NHL, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

05/04/98
BANK GIVES COLTS ITS BRAND OF APPROVAL WITH CHECKING DEAL

The Colts have teamed with IN-based Huntington Bank to "offer a specially designed checking account to Colts fans," the "first of its kind among NFL teams," according to Sean Horgan of the INDIANAPOLI

Tags: Franchises, IMG, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

05/04/98
NO, NO MARIO? REPORTS SAY CUOMO WON'T BE ADVISING YANKEES

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner''s plans to have former NY Gov. Mario Cuomo advise on a stadium site panel "were unraveling" this weekend after a series of "emotional misunderstandings," according t

Tags: Facilities, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

05/04/98
DESPITE LOSSES, STORY OF THE HURRICANE NOT BAD AFTER YEAR 1

While the Hurricanes first season in NC was often difficult, team Owner Peter Karmanos "says he hasn''t wavered in his belief in this market," according to Steve Politi of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings

05/04/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

CNN/SI''s Jaime Diaz reported that Adams Golf, the company owned by entrepreneur Barney Adams which sells golf clubs via infomercials, "scored another coup" by signing Nick Faldo as the first pro golf

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Time Warner, USOC

05/04/98
SHERYL SWOOPS INTO THE SHOWER WITH A NEW SPONSOR

Clean Shower, a shower cleaner manufactured by FL-based Automation Inc., has reached a one-year sponsorship deal with the WNBA''s Sheryl Swoopes, according to Earl Daniels of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION.

Tags: WNBA

05/04/98
FRANCHISE VALUES/TV COVERAGE ON THE RISE FOR ARENA LEAGUE

As the AFL begins its 12th season, "current and future investors in the league are looking at the kickoff of season number 12 as really just the beginning," according to CNBC''s Mike Hegedus on "The E

Tags: AFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Brooklyn Nets, YankeeNets

05/04/98
MEDIA NOTES

In Atlanta, Prentis Rogers reports that beginning tonight, CNN''s nightly sportscast at 11:00pm will revert to its old name "Sports Tonight." Rogers adds that the name "CNN/SI" was "causing some confu

Tags: ESPN, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug