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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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09/14/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

AL PACINO visited the 49ers last week in preparation for his upcoming OLIVER STONE film "On Any Given Sunday" (S.F EXAMINER, 9/12). In Boston, Will McDonough wrote that Pacino "is studying" Jets coach

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Jets, New York Yankees, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

09/14/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB: The Yankees need to draw only 18,652 to break their all-time attendance record of 2,633,701 set in ''88 (Newark STAR-LEDGER, 9/14). But with only 10 games left, the Yankees would have to draw 39,

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

09/14/98
OVERNIGHT RATINGS OF WEEKEND NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists preliminary overnight ratings from last weekend''s select network sports events. All times are EDT. The numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR "Fox

Tags: ABC, MLB, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

09/14/98
MOUSETRAPPED? DISNEY WARNS WALL STREET OF LOWER EARNINGS

Walt Disney Co. on Friday "warned Wall Street" that its earnings in the fourth quarter "will be sharply off as a result of slower business overseas, poor prime-time ratings at the ABC network and vari

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Finance, NFL, NHL, Walt Disney

09/14/98
LATEST CHANGES AT SPORT MAGAZINE HAS PERKINS OUT AS PREZ

In the "latest shakeup at Petersen Publishing, Polly Perkins has been bounced as president of the struggling Sport magazine," according to Keith Kelly of the N.Y. POST. Perkins: "It was very mutual, b

Tags: Nike, Media

09/14/98
MEDIA NOTES

Fox Sports took out a full-page ad in USA TODAY touting Fox Sports News. The ad reads: "Where would you turn for the best sports news? Fact: Fox Sports News is fed by 22 regional networks -- who are t

Tags: Cablevision, Chicago Blackhawks, ESPN, Los Angeles Dodgers, Madison Square Garden, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

09/14/98
ESPN EYES MORE CUBS GAMES; HR RATINGS UP ACROSS THE BOARD

With Sammy Sosa tied with Mark McGwire for the HR lead at 62, ESPN "is considering picking up the Cubs'' games this week," according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. The Cubs play in San Diego through Th

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

09/14/98
KING OF THE EMMYS: HBO'S DON FLICK TAKES HOME TWO AWARDS

HBO''s "Don King: Only in America" won two Emmy Awards last night, for Best Made for TV Movie and Writing for a Miniseries or Movie. Writer Kario Salem, on King: "He''s a writer''s dream. We want to t

Tags: CBS, HBO, NBC, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

09/14/98
FACILITY NOTES

In N.Y., George Vecsey wrote on the "upscale, but often yawning chasm of Arthur Ashe Stadium." He added that the reason for the "lassitude" is that the lower half of the facility is sold out to corpor

Tags: Detroit Lions, Facilities, General Motors

09/14/98
NIKE, PART I: N.Y. TIMES WRITES ON THE "SWOON OF THE SWOOSH"

The Nike swoosh, "never more ubiquitous, is in turnaround," according to Timothy Egan in Sunday''s N.Y. TIMES MAGAZINE. Egan: "Having plastered the world with a corporate icon rivaled perhaps only by

Tags: Coca-Cola, Nike

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