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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 30 / 15

Jets House, the NFL team's official Super Bowl week hospitality venue, opens in midtown Manhattan. It will operate through Sunday. Richmond County Savings Bank will unveil an extension of its naming-rights deal for the Single-A New York-Penn League Staten Island Yankees' ballpark in St. George. T...

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04/21/99
AIR PUMP: JORDAN MOVIE DRAWS RECORD NUMBER OF VIEWERS

Fox Family Channel''s premiere bio of "Michael Jordan: An American Hero," attracted more than three million households on Sunday night and the most teenagers in the history of the channel, making it t

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Media

04/21/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

RON SEMIAO was promoted to VP/Programming at ESPN. Semiao has served as Dir of Programming at ESPN2 since ''95 (ESPN)....KATHY MILTHORPE was named the LPGA Tour''s Senior VP and CFO. Milthorpe was Tou

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, LPGA, News Corp./Fox, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/21/99
ESPN'S "OUTSIDE THE LINES" GOES INSIDE THE AGENT GAME

ESPN''s "Outside The Lines" last night was titled, "Peddling the Pros: Agent$ and Athletes." The one-hour special opened with a look at agent DREW ROSENHAUS'' bid to represent RB EDGERRIN JAMES and fo

Tags: Boston Celtics, Cleveland Browns, ESPN, IMG, NBA, NFL, Nike, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/21/99
LOCK AND LOGAN: MLS COMMISSIONER FIRES SHOTS AT RFK STAFF

MLS Commissioner Doug Logan "criticized" RFK Stadium management after "thousands of fans encountered long lines at entrances to parking lots and at ticket windows" at the United''s "record-setting" ho

Tags: Facilities, MLS

04/21/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

IBL VP/Basketball Operations George Blaney announced that Jacksonville has lost its IBL franchise because its ownership group failed to meet certain obligations (FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, 4/21)....The Devi

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Red Wings, Franchises, IBL, Oakland Athletics, PepsiCo, Tampa Bay Rays

04/21/99
NHL PUSHING HARD FOR LEMIEUX BID AFTER TALK OF SUSPENSION

The NHL plans to file a brief "supporting" Mario Lemieux''s bid to "recapitalize the team and pull it out of bankruptcy," as the league is "worried that the team will have to fold" if its financial si

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins

04/21/99
MEDIA NOTES

RATINGS: Wayne Gretzky''s NHL finale on Sunday against the Penguins earned a 3.09 rating on MSG, or 210,506 TV HHs in the N.Y. arena (THE DAILY). The NHL game produced a combined N.Y.-area viewership

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Detroit Tigers, ESPN, HBO, Madison Square Garden, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Nielsen, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Media, Tampa Bay Rays, Time Warner, Toronto Blue Jays, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

04/21/99
NIKE CATCHES NEW AIR; ANALYSTS, RETAILERS ARE OPTIMISTIC

A "fortunate confluence of changing fashion trends, spiffy new products -- and some good old-fashioned cost cutting" account for Nike''s "rebound," according to Leigh Gallagher of FORBES. One cause fo

Tags: Coca-Cola, McDonalds, Nike

04/21/99
EDELMAN PUBLIC RELATIONS SEEKS ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES

Edelman Public Relations, recently ranked number one in the Sports Marketing category by O''Dwyers, is seeking professionals for a variety of high profile sports marketing accounts. There are openings

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04/21/99
THE DAILY QUEST FOR AIR: COULD SHINN SELL TO HIGH BIDDER?

In Chicago, Steve Rosenbloom writes, "Some people now are saying [Michael Jordan''s] apparent leverage in scooping up half the Hornets from troubled current owner George Shinn is militated by Shinn''s

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Walt Disney

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