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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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03/04/98
NFL TV DEAL HAS SOME CBS AFFILS TALKIN' ABOUT A REVOLUTION

CBS is facing an "open rebellion" from some affils that say they "won''t give the network a dime to help pay" for its new $4B NFL rights package, according to Katz & Brodesser of DAILY VARIETY. CBS af

Tags: CBS, NFL, Media, Viacom

03/04/98
MLS SEEKS GRAPHIC ASSISTANT FOR CREATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Major League Soccer is looking for a graphic assistant to work in the Creative Services Department. Applicant must have experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and QuarkExpress. Position responsibi

Tags: Classified Advertisements

03/04/98
LIGHTNING FILES COUNTER-CLAIM VS. TAMPA COLISEUM INC.

In a counter-claim filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court, the Lightning contended that Tampa Coliseum Inc. (TCI) "kept $105,728 in ticket money that fans mistakenly sent to TCI and which was never forw

Tags: Franchises, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

03/04/98
MEDIA NOTES

Effects of the NFL TV deal on the PGA Tour "should come into focus" in April when the NFL releases its TV lineup, and CBS might "have to give up the rights of some fall golf events." The fates of CBS

Tags: Anheuser Busch, CBS, ESPN, Miami Heat, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nissan, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/04/98
HUDDLE UP: FAVRE PLANS TO KEEP PLAYER SHOWS UNDER HIS ROOF

Packers QB Brett Favre "will turn his Milwaukee restaurant," Brett Favre''s Steakhouse, into a TV studio next fall and "be part of an alternating cast" appearing on a new Packers show, according to To

Tags: Green Bay Packers, Media

03/04/98
TOP EARNING ATHLETES IN '97 IN TOTAL WINNINGS

The following lists the 15 highest paid athletes in winnings, endorsements not included, in ''97 (WTA Tour): NAME ''97 EARNINGS NAME ''97 EARNINGS 1) Pete Sampras $6,498,311 8) Bobby Labonte $2,217,99

Tags: The Back of the Book

03/04/98
SKYDOME SEES CHALLENGES OF NEW MARKETPLACE, LOOKS FOR CEO

SkyDome execs are "frantically trying to come up with ways of remarketing their facility and keeping their customers," according to sources of Marty York of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. As the leases for

Tags: Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Raptors

03/04/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Visa Int''l has signed on to become an "elite" sponsor of the Rugby World Cup, to be played in Wales in ''99. The event will become the theme for "many" of Visa''s cardholder and bank promotions durin

Tags: Visa

03/04/98
MEDIAWEEK REPORTS THAT FOX SPORTS NET INKS MAJOR AD DEALS

Fox Sports Net (FSN) has struck "several" new ad deals "said to be worth more than" $30M with companies including adidas, MCI, Volkswagen, Budget, Red Lobster and Nintendo, according to Langdon Brocki

Tags: ABC, Cablevision, ESPN, MLB, NBA, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

03/04/98
LEAGUE NOTES

HOCKEY: "Hockey Night In Canada"''s Don Cherry, asked how long Canadian-based teams can survive in the NHL: "I think there will be three teams. ... It''s going to be tough for Ottawa to get the supers

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL

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