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Make Your Opinion Count With The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14

The 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is currently underway, offering an opportunity for your voice and opinion to be heard. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * What is your biggest gripe with a...

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09/15/98
FACILITY NOTES

Toronto Mayor Mel Lastman toured the Air Canada Centre yesterday: "I have never, ever seen anything as beautiful as this. This is the ultimate sports facility." The arena is expected to be ready on Fe

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment

09/15/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

REDSKINS SALE: On ABC''s "Monday Night Football," Al Michaels reported that Redskins President John Kent Cooke had "sent a memo to his employees on Friday -- and said ''I will buy this team. I will be

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Franchises, MLB, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Walt Disney, Washington Redskins

09/15/98
IS TCI THE NEXT GROUP EYEING PREMIER LEAGUE BID?

English Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur said it has "received and rejected" a $134M bid from the leisure group Enic, according to Erich Boehm of DAILY VARIETY. In addition, Boehm writes that TCI

Tags: BSkyB, English Premier League, Franchises, Manchester United

09/15/98
STREET & SMITH'S SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL SPECIAL REPORT

SPORTS VACATIONS: Increasingly, baby boomers want to use vacation time to work on their game. And the travel industry is responding with a growing number of sports vacation options from fantasy camps

Tags: Classified Advertisements

09/15/98
GLOBAL FOOTWEAR SNEAKS UP ON GIANTS; IS NEW BALANCE HOT?

PA-based Global Sports "expects to post net sales for its branded shoes" of $43.5M this year, compared with $36.3M last year, despite the recent sales woes of industry leaders such as Nike and Reebok,

Tags: Nike, Reebok

09/15/98
DAVENPORT IN PUBLICITY WHIRLWIND; USTA WANTS MORE FROM LESS

U.S. Open women''s champion Lindsay Davenport filmed appearances yesterday on "CBS This Morning," CNN "Morning News" and "The Rosie O''Donnell Show." Davenport also had photo shoots for People Magazin

Tags: CBS, Time Warner, USTA, Viacom

09/15/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

THE QUEST: BILL MCGILLIS, former GM of the now-defunct ABL StingRays, has been named GM of the ABL Quest. The Quest also announced the following moves: DICK GROAT was named Dir of Corporate Sales; KIM

Tags: MLB, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

09/15/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB American League Attendance Through September 13 ''98 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''97 AVG. %+/- ''96 AVG. %+/- BAL 74 45,554 3,371,024 93% 45,741 0% 45,034 + 1

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, MLB, New York Yankees, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

09/15/98
YOUR N.Y. (NEW JERSEY, PHILADELPHIA, CONNECTICUT) ISLANDERS

The Islanders may not return to Nassau Coliseum until December 2, "if at all this season, unless ordered to do so" by a district court or NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, according to John Valenti of NE

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Continental Airlines, Facilities, Madison Square Garden, New York Islanders, NHL

09/15/98
SPORTS MEDIA CONSULTING FIRM SEEKS SENIOR STAFF MEMBER

Prominent sports media consulting firm seeks to hire a senior staff person to assist in the development of a new sponsorship valuation practice. Minimum of four years experience in marketing sponsorsh

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