College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In MontgomeryPublished 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...
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley took a shot at Bears President Michael McCaskey yesterday for his handling of the "fiasco" where Dave McGinnis turned down the team''s head coaching job on Friday, accordin
Warner Brothers (WB) is "close to finalizing a deal" with Marquee-Tollin/Robbins, a division of The Marquee Group, according to Lynette Rice of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The two-year deal may "well exce
There were "no takers" yesterday for the 60-seconds of Super Bowl ad time that Intel wants to sell, according to USA TODAY''s Melanie Wells. Wells reports that Philips Electronics and NFLP are two "la
The U.S. Postal Service has created a "series of extreme sports stamps" featuring BMX biking, snowboarding and in-line skating. The 152-million-stamp edition will officially be issued June 25 at the S
ESPN has ranked O.J. Simpson as 49th on its list of the 50 greatest North American athletes of the 20th century. ESPN will feature Simpson during Friday''s "SportsCentury" program (BOSTON GLOBE, 1/26)
The Orioles and Red Sox "plan to send several coaches and players" to train Greek players at the conclusion of the ''99 MLB season. Also, MLB''s Commissioner''s Office has "offered to help refurbish"
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In anticipation of the 46th PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando this week, BRANDWEEK''s Chuck Stogel interviewed a panel of four industry execs "for a pseudo-roundtable discussion" on the game and busines
A Gallup poll commissioned by CBC indicates that 50% of Canadians "never watch hockey on TV" and even more "consider NHL stars overpaid," according to the CANADIAN PRESS. The poll, conducted in Decemb
Senators C ALEXEI YASHIN has hired Ottawa-based PR manager PETER O''MALLEY as he prepares to explain why he withdrew his C$1M donation to Ottawa''s National Arts Centre (OTTAWA SUN, 1/26)....MARK MCGW