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2014 SBD/SBJ Reader Survey: Slive Still Seen As Most Effective Conference Commissioner

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 26 / 14

The 10th annual SportsBusiness Daily/SportsBusiness Journal Reader Survey is in the books, and more than 1,000 voters weighed in on nearly 100 questions that spanned all facets of the industry. Voting was conducted over three weeks starting Oct. 13, with polling via SportsBusinessDaily.com and Sport...

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12/15/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

NASCAR execs BILL and BRIAN FRANCE will join drivers JEFF GORDON, RICHARD PETTY, DARRELL WALTRIP, DALE EARNHARDT JR., RON HORNADAY and KYLE PETTY for a Smithsonian-sponsored discussion on the future o

Tags: AEG, ATP, IMG, Los Angeles Kings, Microsoft, MLS, NASCAR, People and Pop Culture, US West/Qwest

12/15/98
CABLEVISION-SUB INKS GOLF EVENT; CPBL DOWN TO THE WATERLINE

Cablevision telephone subsidiary Lightpath will title sponsor the Senior PGA Tour''s Northville Long Island Classic. The week-long tournament, now called the Lightpath Long Island Classic, will be hel

Tags: Cablevision, PGA Tour

12/15/98
SKYDOME: RETRACTABLE ROOF; SEATS 55,000; C$100M OR B.O.

SkyDome management will put the stadium on the auction block, thus "spurning" a C$100M offer from Sportsco Corp., according to Tony Van Alphen of the TORONTO STAR, who writes that the move "will almos

Tags: CFL, Facilities, Labatt Brewing, Toronto Blue Jays

12/15/98
FURTHER CONSOLIDATION IN DBS INDUSTRY AS DIRECTV GETS USSB

Hughes Electronics has agreed to acquire U.S. Satellite Broadcasting Co. (USSB) in a deal valued at $1.3B, according to Biddle & Cauley of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. The deal will combine Hughes'' Direc

Tags: DirecTV, NHL, Media

12/15/98
MEDIA NOTES

Sports Illustrated named Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire as their ''98 Sportsmen of the Year. The two will be featured on the cover of the December 21 issue (SI)....In Boston, Frank Dell''Apa writes on ML

Tags: ATP, CBS, MLS, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

12/15/98
NFL SIDELINE APPAREL IS A GREY MATTER IN BUFFALO

Bills coach Wade Phillips "needs to lose the sweater or sweat shirt or shweater or whatever the grey getup is he wears on game day," according to columnist Bucky Gleason of the BUFFALO NEWS. The media

Tags: Buffalo Bills, ESPN, NFL, Walt Disney

12/15/98
ARE STADIUM BUILDERS LICENSES A STEEL FOR PITTSBURGH FANS?

Steelers season ticket holders "bought virtually all of the proposed 45,000 personal seat licenses" in the team''s proposed 65,000-seat stadium, according to Walsh & Barnes of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZE

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12/15/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In Chicago, former White Sox OF Albert Belle, who recently signed with the Orioles, writes an open letter in the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES thanking White Sox Owner Jerry Reinsdorf, the team and the fans for "

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, Franchises, Philadelphia Phillies, Southwest Sports Group, Texas Rangers

12/15/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Nike Dir of Broadcast Production PETER FRIEDMAN has resigned to become N.Y.-based ad agency McCann-Erickson Dir of Broadcast Production (ADWEEK, 12/14)....Former Philip Morris Kraft unit President JAM

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12/15/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

Today: ''98 AFC Home Attendance Through December 13 TEAM HOME DATES TOTAL ATT ''98 AVG. % CAP AVG. TIX ''97 AVG. AVG. % +/- KC 8 637,559 79,695 100% $40.69 77,869 + 2.3% NYJ 7 553,173 79,025 100% $36.

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cablevision, Denver Broncos, Edmonton Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, New York Liberty, NFL, The Back of the Book

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