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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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02/11/99
MEDIA NOTES

IN THE BOOTH: Irving Fryar will join Philadelphia''s WPVI-TV as a part-time reporter (PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 2/11)....In Minneapolis, Sid Hartman reports that Paul Molitor will be paid "about" $200,00

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, MLB, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media, Viacom

02/11/99
NASCAR.COM SITE TO PUT BROWSERS IN THE DRIVERS SEAT

ESPN Internet Ventures will upgrade it''s NASCAR site at www.nascar.com in time for the Daytona 500 on Sunday, according to Richard Tedesco of BROADCASTING & CABLE. The network plans to add a MotorTra

Tags: ESPN, Int'l Speedway Corp., Microsoft, NASCAR, Media, Walt Disney

02/11/99
THE MIGHTY QUINN: FORMER BLUES PRESIDENT SUES TEAM

Former Blues President Jack Quinn "is seeking more than $800,000 over public criticism made by" Blues Chair Jerry Ritter and is challenging the team''s decision to stop his salary payments, according

Tags: Franchises, New Jersey Devils, NHL, St. Louis Blues, YankeeNets

02/11/99
BOWL COALITION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES NATIONAL PLAYOFF GAME

ISL VP Jim Wheeler met with the NCAA Football Issues committee to pitch a Div. I-A football playoff worth $2.4B, according to Wendell Barnhouse of the FT. WORTH STAR- TELEGRAM. Syracuse AD Jake Crouth

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

02/11/99
OLYMPIC NOTES

UTAH: The SLOC is set to announce today that Mitt Romney will become the organization''s new CEO (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 2/11). MSG President Dave Checketts called Romney the "perfect person" for the job

Tags: Cablevision, IOC, Madison Square Garden, Olympics, SLOC, USOC

02/11/99
FREE SAMPLE FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION OR EVENT FROM TCP

The Corporate Presence (TCP Sports) is the leading designer/manufacturer of customized lucite commemorative. Since 1981, we have focused exclusively on providing the finest custom products and service

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02/11/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

USA HOCKEY INKS NEW DEALS: Inline hockey skate producer V-Formation has signed a three-year deal making it an official supplier of USA Hockey InLine, the USA Hockey InLine Regional and National Champi

Tags: Washington Nationals

02/11/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB TICKET PRICES: USA TODAY lists the average ticket prices for all 30 MLB teams, and Chuck Johnson reports that 22 of the teams increased prices for ''99. Overall, MLB''s average ticket price rose 7

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Twins, MLB, Southwest Sports Group, Washington Redskins

02/11/99
DODGER TOWN GOES BACK TO THE FUTURE WITH NEW UNIFORM LOOK

The Dodgers introduced new uniforms for the upcoming season which include commemorative patches "featuring many of the franchise''s greatest players," according to Jason Reid of the L.A. TIMES. The te

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, News Corp./Fox

02/11/99
PGA TOUR'S MEMORIAL LANDS NEW SPONSOR, EXPANDED TV COVERAGE

The PGA Tour''s Memorial Tournament signed N.Y.-based professional services firm Marsh & McLennan as the event''s presenting sponsor through 2002, with a two-year option, to go along with an expanded

Tags: CBS, PGA Tour, USA Networks, Viacom

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