Featured Story

Daily Digit....

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 17 / 14

15,256  – Size of the "raucous crowd" for last night's Sounders-Union U.S. Open Cup title game at PPL Park. The Sounders won 3-1 ( PHILADELPHIAUNION.com, 9/17 ).

Read More

More Stories

07/02/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike promoted Dir of Int''l Marketing JULIET MORAN to VP & Global Brand Dir for Running. Nike also promoted Dir of Global Brand Marketing MIKE WILSKEY to VP & Global Brand Marketing Dir (Nike)....PHIL

Tags: ECHL, Nike, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture

07/02/98
ESPN BARS FOX ADS ON CABLE SYSTEMS; FOX PULLS ALL SPOTS

ESPN''s World Cup "war with Fox Sports has spread," as ESPN will not allow its TCI, Time Warner or Cox cable systems affils to air Fox Sports World (FSWo) ads touting its soccer programming during its

Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/02/98
LEAGUE NOTES

NHLPA Exec Dir Bob Goodenow said that "some" of his players "told him that they don''t want to play" in the 2002 Olympics "after the disastrous experience" in Nagano. Goodenow: "There was a wide react

Tags: AFL, Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL, WNBA

07/02/98
MEDIA NOTES

DEALS: Liberty Media, TCI''s programming arm, has increased its ownership stake in Barry Diller''s USA Networks from 18% to 21% in exchange for $300M (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 7/2)....Cablevision Systems

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Madison Square Garden, NBA, New York Liberty, Nielsen, Philadelphia 76ers, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney

07/02/98
JOHNNY BLASTOFF HAS UNSUCCESSFUL LAUNCH AS NFL WINS LAWSUIT

The NFL, NFLP and the Rams won a court decision over Johnny Blastoff Inc., which had filed a $100M lawsuit claiming that the company owned the "St. Louis Rams" mark. Johnny Blastoff head Rodney Rigsby

Tags: Denver Broncos, Franchises, NFL, St. Louis Rams

07/02/98
GRAND JURY: OAKLAND COLISEUM AUTHORITY SHOULD BE REPLACED

The Alameda County Grand Jury "again has targeted" Oakland Coliseum finances, according to Laura Counts of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. A section of this year''s annual report focuses on the "ineffectiveness"

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders

07/02/98
EXCELLENT GROWTH OPPORTUNITY! THE DAILY SEEKS STAFF WRITERS

THE DAILY is seeking entry-level staff writers who will be responsible for the newsgathering, writing and editing of each issue of THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY. Applicants should have an excellent knowle

Tags: Classified Advertisements

07/02/98
TAYLOR, MCCOMBS SUBMIT BIDS FOR VIKINGS; HEADRICK OPTS OUT

San Antonio business exec Red McCombs and T-Wolves Owner Glen Taylor "emerged as the front-runners" to purchase the Vikings when bids for the team were received yesterday, according to sources of Sans

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Oakland Raiders

07/02/98
VISA'S TRI-FECTA: EVERYWHERE YOU WANT TO BE, AND THEN SOME

CT-based Sponsorship Research Int''l tracked ABC Sports'' broadcasts of the Triple Crown to gauge the total exposure for series sponsor Visa. The broadcast time -- minus commercials -- of the races we

Tags: ABC, The Back of the Book, Visa, Walt Disney

07/02/98
TAKING IT TO THE WEDGE: REDS TO PLAY IN NEW BALLPARK BY 2003

In a "remarkable culmination of more than two years of acrimonious, on-and-off negotiations," Hamilton County and the Reds announced a deal yesterday to build a $235M riverfront ballpark by 2003, acco

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, MLB

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug