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Time To Participate In The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * How often do you watch live sports on a mobile device? ...

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07/21/98
LEAGUE NOTES

BASKETBALL: BUSINESS WEEK profiles the publicly-traded USBL, which had a profit of $57,516, or $.02 per share, for the ''97 season. Shares currently trade between $2-3. While USBL Commissioner Daniel

Tags: Cleveland Browns, Indiana Fever, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, MLS, NFL

07/21/98
X GAMES SEES RATINGS DIP, BUT MORE VIEWERS; MLB HOT IN NYC

Ratings for last month''s X Games on ESPN averaged a .8, down from the 1.0 average the event posted in ''97, according to Scott Hettrick of the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. X Games telecasts on ESPN2 dropped f

Tags: ABC, ESPN, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

07/21/98
LEONARD MARSHALL'S PRO STAR BECOMES OFFICIAL NFL LICENSEE

N.Y.-based Pro Star Athletic (PSA), a company co- founded by former Giants DL Leonard Marshall, has been licensed by NFLP and the NFLPA''s Players Inc to produce player-focused NFL merchandise. PSA, w

Tags: NFL, Wal Mart

07/21/98
EVENT NOTE: HOSPITALITY AT THE U.S. SENIOR OPEN

The U.S. Senior Open will be held this weekend at L.A.''s Riviera Club and four of the 19 hospitality tents available to be leased "remain unsold." In L.A., Jim Hodges reported that the most expensive

Tags: Events and Attractions

07/21/98
DEADLINE HITS, BUT SMILEY TO ASK FOR MORE TIME ON MARLINS

Marlins President Don Smiley "today will try to convince owner Wayne Huizenga to sell him the team for well below the asking price or to give him yet another deadline extension to seek investors," acc

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

07/21/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

TWINS: In Minneapolis, representatives of the Twins and the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission (MSFC) negotiated for three hours Monday. No deal was announced, but the Twins "appear close to ac

Tags: ECHL, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

07/21/98
NFL DEALS: SEHORN'S NOT GOING ANYWHERE FOR A WHILE

M&M/Mars, an official NFL sponsor, has signed Giants DB Jason Sehorn to a one-year deal to endorse Snickers, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. Sehorn will "likely" star in one of the brand''s "N

Tags: ABC, ESPN, M&M/Mars, NFL, Southwest Airlines, Sprint, Walt Disney

07/21/98
PRIMESTAR-MAKER: SATELLITE COMPANY TO TITLE SPONSOR TMS RACE

Texas Motor Speedway''s (TMS) "flagship event," the NASCAR Winston Cup race held in April, will sign Primestar as its title sponsor for the next three years, according to Richard Alm of the DALLAS MOR

Tags: Int'l Speedway Corp., NASCAR, R J Reynolds, Speedway Motorsports Inc., Visa

07/21/98
MARINERS PARK COST OVERRUNS PUSH PRICE TO ALMOST $500M

The price of the Mariners'' new ballpark jumped $81M Monday, according to Leslie Brown of the Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE. Mariners Chair John Ellis said that the "rapid pace of the project, last-minute desig

Tags: Facilities, Seattle Mariners

07/21/98
MEDIA NOTES

THE CURSE OF THE BAMBINO? ESPN''s "Outside The Lines: Babe Ruth''s Larger Than Life Legacy" premieres tonight at 7:30pm ET. In Baltimore, Milton Kent writes that the show "doesn''t do the great Bambin

Tags: ABC, CBS, ESPN, HBO, NBA, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

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