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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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08/10/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MSG named ROBERT POLLICHINO as its new Exec VP/Finance. Pollichino served as Rainbow Sports Senior VP for the last five years (MSG)....The 76ers promoted Dir of Marketing LARA WHITE to VP/Communicatio

Tags: AHL, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Kansas City Royals, Madison Square Garden, Philadelphia 76ers, People and Pop Culture

08/07/98
THIS WEEK ON "ARLI$$" -- BEHIND EVERY GREAT CLIENT ...

On the next episode of HBO''s "Arli$$" (Sunday, 11:00pm), Arliss knows as well as any agent that helping a client to overcome obstacles in his personal life is part of the job. So when All-Star shorts

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

08/07/98
ROSE GARDEN RAISES THE BAR ON WHEELCHAIR SEATING

The Rose Garden "will have better wheelchair seating than almost any other sports arena in the country thanks to a lawsuit settlement announced Wednesday," according to Ashbel Green of the Portland OR

Tags: Facilities

08/07/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB: A record regular-season crowd is expected at the Astrodome tonight for P Randy Johnson''s Astros debut. The Dome''s record for a regular-season game is 51,526, set earlier this season. The team h

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Vikings, MLB, NBA, NFL, Phoenix Suns, San Francisco 49ers, Southwest Sports Group

08/07/98
THOMAS TOURS WALL STREET: BIG HURT TAKES CUT AT ATHLETE BOND

White Sox DH Frank Thomas is negotiating with NY-based securities firm SPP Hambro & Co. for a sale of $20M of nine- year bonds which "will give him a large lump of untaxed money immediately, while red

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Finance

08/07/98
IN A LEAGUE OF HER OWN: BATALIS NAMED ABL VP/SALES

ABL Blizzard GM PAM BATALIS was named ABL VP/Sales. CHRISTOPHER SIENKO, the Blizzard''s Dir of Marketing & Corporate Sponsorships, will serve as interim GM. In her new role, Batalis will be responsibl

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/07/98
WINSTON-SALEM AN MLS DEACON? RFK-LITE IN NATION'S CAPITAL?

Counting on soccer''s "rising popularity" in NC, the Downtown Winston-Salem Development Corp. "is looking into what it would take to lure" an MLS franchise to the area, according to Martin Kady of the

Tags: AEG, DC United, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, R J Reynolds

08/07/98
PNC PONIES UP $30M FOR NAMING RIGHTS TO PIRATES' NEW PARK

The Pirates and Pittsburgh-based PNC Bank yesterday announced a 20-year marketing alliance under which the new home of the Pirates will be named PNC Park when it opens in 2001. Under the naming-rights

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Facilities, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates

08/07/98
BRONCOS REACH DEAL ON LEASE BUYOUT AT MILE HIGH STADIUM

The Broncos "have a deal that will let them leave" Mile High Stadium, contingent on voter approval November 3 of a $260M subsidy of a proposed $350M stadium, according to Ann Imse of the ROCKY MOUNTAI

Tags: Denver Broncos, Facilities, NFL

08/07/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Mighty Ducks President PIERRE GAUTHIER will assume the post of team GM, as former GM JACK FERREIRA has been offered a new position with the club (Mighty Ducks)....Soccer Promoter EMILIO POZZI was name

Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Sports, Cablevision, Madison Square Garden, People and Pop Culture, USTA, Walt Disney

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