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Venue Managers Hosting Free Webinar On Ebola Incident

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 31 / 14

The Int’l Association of Venue Managers will host a free webinar today taking an in-depth look at how venues in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have handled the recent Ebola incident in that market. The discussion will include AT&T Stadium, the Texas Motorplex and the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park, ...

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10/19/98
MEDIA NOTES

THE ULTIMATE? In Houston, David Barron calls Fox Sports Net''s "Ultimate Fan League" game show "a real stinker" and "truly wretched" (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 10/19). In Toronto, Chris Zelkovich writes that

Tags: CBS, Cleveland Browns, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom

10/19/98
FALL BREAK '98: DAYTONA GETS RECORD CROWD FOR PEPSI 400

Despite its postponement in July due to forest fires and a 36-minute rain delay Saturday, the first ever nighttime running of the Pepsi 400 was "staged before a record swarm of 180,000 spectators at D

Tags: Coca-Cola, Events and Attractions, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, PepsiCo, R J Reynolds

10/19/98
THREE MORE YEARS: SENATORS' MLAKAR GETS CONTRACT EXTENSION

Senators and Corel Centre President & CEO Roy Mlakar received a three-year contract extension Friday to stay with the team through the 2001-02 season. Mlakar has been with the Senators since becoming

Tags: Franchises, Ottawa Senators

10/19/98
NY APPELLATE COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF GIULIANI ON BALLPARK

A five-judge panel of the NY State Supreme Court Appellate Division unanimously ruled that the proposed referendum on the future of Yankee Stadium "be kept off the November ballot," according to Rubin

Tags: Facilities

10/19/98
BID CITY NEWS & NOTES: SIMON SAYS L.A.'S READY FOR GOLD

The city of L.A. "launched an ambitious new campaign" Friday to host the 2012 Olympic Games, according to Rick Orlov of the L.A. DAILY NEWS. The campaign will be coordinated by LA2012, a non-profit gr

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox, Olympics, USOC, Walt Disney

10/19/98
GOLFSMITH HITS THE LYNX FOR $10M, CAUSING TEARDROPS FOR SOME

TX-based Golfsmith''s bid of $10.25M for CA-based Lynx Golf, which recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, includes $8.35M in cash, and was approved by a bankruptcy court, according to Bruce Bigelow

Tags: Finance, Minnesota Lynx

10/19/98
WILL COKE CAN YANKEE SPONSORSHIP SEEKING "MORE VISIBILITY"?

Coca-Cola "rejected the Yankees'' demand for around $12 million over three years to continue as the club''s official soft drink," according to Stefan Fatsis of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The offer is "n

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Atlanta Braves, Coca-Cola, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, NFL, PepsiCo, Time Warner, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

10/19/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

About 120 women attended last week''s Raiders'' "Football 101," a seminar to educate women on football (SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 10/17).....MN attorney/agent Rob Metcalf signed Vikings QB Todd Bouman as

Tags: Minnesota Vikings, NBA, Oakland Raiders

10/16/98
IN MINNESOTA, CARL POHLAD SAYS, "NO COKE, PEPSI!"

The Twins, "because of club owner Carl Pohlad''s loyalty to Pepsi, have decided to end their three-year Metrodome contract with Coca-Cola after just one year," according to Charley Walters of the ST.

Tags: Coca-Cola, Minnesota Twins, PepsiCo

10/16/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A Cook County jury "rejected" a film production company''s $16M lawsuit against MICHAEL JORDAN over his failure to appear in the ''91 movie "Heaven is a Playground." The jurors deliberated for about s

Tags: CBS, Los Angeles Clippers, NFL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture, US Airways, Viacom

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