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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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03/27/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

MN: In MN, Charley Walters reports that season-ticket depositors ($100 nonrefundable) for the Wild number 10,400, and "team officials say they have yet to put club seats and private suites on sale. Th

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Bulls, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, NBA, Brooklyn Nets, NHL, Philadelphia 76ers, Arizona Coyotes, Time Warner, YankeeNets

03/26/98
CLIP AND SAVE: MLB MERCHANDISE SALES OVER PAST FIVE YEARS

The SGMA charted MLB''s U.S merchandise sales for the past five years. Amounts are in billions (SGMA): YEAR SALES ''93 $2.5B ''94 $2.1B ''95 $1.5B ''96 $1.8B ''97 $1.9B

Tags: MLB, SGMA, The Back of the Book

03/26/98
SI'S PROFILE OF LIGHTNING DRAWS TEAM IRE, REBUTTAL FROM NHL

In a piece titled "Team Turmoil," SI''s Howard & Munson write that "you could ... make the case that the Lightning ... is the worst franchise in sports." The team has been up for sale since the fall o

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Sports Illustrated, Tampa Bay Lightning, Time Warner

03/26/98
FOX FINALIZES ACQUISITION STAKE IN SPEEDVISION/OUTDOOR LIFE

Fox/Liberty Networks has acquired a one-third ownership interest in Speedvision and Outdoor Life Networks. The addition of the two nets to the Fox/Liberty family increases its national cable networks

Tags: Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media

03/26/98
MEDIA NOTES

NO PACKER BACKER HERE: SI''s "Scorecard" noted CBS Sports analyst Billy Packer''s criticism of "60 Minutes" and past comments he made criticizing a KY paper''s Pulitzer Prize winning stories on the my

Tags: Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, Dallas Stars, MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Southwest Sports Group, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom

03/26/98
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Fresno State coach JERRY TARKANIAN invited "60 Minutes" correspondent MIKE WALLACE to the NIT semifinals and told Wallace he didn''t appreciate his handling of "60 Minutes" story on the team earlier t

Tags: Brooklyn Nets, People and Pop Culture, Vulcan Ventures, YankeeNets

03/26/98
ONLINE NEWS & NOTES: IS DISNEY-STARWAVE DEAL NEAR?

Disney and Starwave "may soon complete an acquisition begun nearly a year ago," according to Thomas Haines of the SEATTLE TIMES. Disney invested an estimated $100M for a 30% stake in WA-based Starwave

Tags: ESPN, NHL, Media, Walt Disney

03/26/98
PLAY IT AGAIN, MEN: REPLAY FALLS TWO VOTES SHORT OF PASSAGE

The proposal to bring back instant replay fell "two votes shy of passage -- the seventh consecutive year it has been voted down," according to T.J. Simers of the L.A. TIMES. Owners in Orlando voted 21

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington Redskins

03/26/98
DEBARTOLO CLOSE TO REGAINING 49ERS AND DROPPING STADIUM?

49ers co-Owner Eddie DeBartolo is "close to an agreement to gain control of the 49ers from his sister, Denise DeBartolo York, within three weeks," three "highly placed" NFL sources familiar with the n

Tags: Franchises, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

03/26/98
OFF THE GOLF COURSE, OLAZABAL AND OTHERS MAKING HEADLINES

MacGregor Golf has signed Jose Maria Olazabal to a five-year player/endorser contract. Olazabal will use MacGregor clubs in his first endorsement pact with a U.S. club manufacturer. Terms were not dis

Tags: LPGA, Nike, PGA Tour

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