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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 05 / 15

15 – Number of clubs that have scheduled MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean for a visit during ’15 Spring Training ( “OTL Extra, ESPN3, 3/5 ).

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05/19/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

ESPN promoted LEE ANN DALY to Senior VP/Marketing, where she will oversee ESPN Enterprises and the company''s brand extension projects. Daly was VP/Advertising and Program Marketing (ESPN)....DAN METZ

Tags: Dallas Stars, ESPN, IBL, New Orleans Saints, Oakland Athletics, Pittsburgh Steelers, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Walt Disney

05/19/99
COYOTES HOWLING INTO THE NIGHT WITH GLEE AFTER ARENA VOTE

Scottsdale voters "overwhelmingly approved" the first step in building a hockey arena for the Coyotes by a vote of 63% to 37%, according to Carol Sowers of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. The $624M Los Arcos pr

Tags: Facilities, Arizona Coyotes

05/19/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S TURNSTILE TRACKER

Today: NPSL Final Attendance TEAM GAMES TOTAL ''99 AVG. % CAP. ''98 AVG. % +/- Philadelphia 20 179,478 8,973 62% 8,635 3.9% St. Louis 20 169,439 8,471 43% 8,203 3.3% Milwaukee 20 169,065 8,453 49% 7,9

Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, NPSL, The Back of the Book

05/19/99
RED SOX AND PATRIOTS BOTH MOVE FORWARD ON NEW FACILITIES

A day after top MA state leaders "said they would support using public funds" to help the Red Sox build a new ballpark, Boston city council members yesterday "also signaled their willingness to step u

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Facilities, New England Patriots, NFL

05/19/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

MLB: Last night''s attendance at Olympic Stadium for the Phillies-Expos game was 4,660, the smallest crowd in Montreal since 4,262 attended a game on October 3, 1990 (OTTAWA CITIZEN, 5/19). On "Baseba

Tags: AHL, Atlanta Hawks, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Connecticut Sun, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, MLB, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies, RDV Sports, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toronto Maple Leafs, Walt Disney, WNBA

05/18/99
WAS TALK OF THE NBA'S DEMISE POST-MJ GREATLY EXAGGERATED?

NBA playoff games "appear to be catching on" with NBC''s viewers, despite lower ratings from last year, according to USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke. While NBC''s five weekend playoff games averaged a 6.8 o

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, Nielsen

05/18/99
BLUE JACKETS PLEDGING THE NHL FRATERNITY: BREAK NEW CAMPAIGN

An ad campaign for the NHL Blue Jackets that begins airing this week will "focus on creating a sense of pride" in the franchise and use the tag "Columbus Blue Jackets, your team," according to Barnet

Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL, San Antonio Spurs

05/18/99
MEDIA RELATIONS COORDINATOR WANTED FOR LPGA

Media Relations Coordinator needed for the LPGA, based in Daytona Beach, FL. Qualified candidate responsible for on-site management of media facilities at LPGA events, writing news releases and pitchi

Tags: Classified Advertisements, LPGA

05/18/99
SELIG AND TEAM EXECS QUESTION FORBES' ACCOUNTING METHODS

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig is "irate" about the Forbes report, according to USA TODAY''s Hal Bodley. While the article claims that 14 of the 30 MLB teams lost money in ''98, Selig said 22 teams lost m

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies, Tampa Bay Rays

05/18/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Washington Post columnist MICHAEL WILBON was selected the Print Sports Journalist Of The Year by Rainbow Sports. Vikings coach DENNIS GREEN was named Male Coach Of The Year, while Hawks C DIKEMBE MUTO

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., ESPN, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Minnesota Vikings, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Ticketmaster, Time Warner, Walt Disney

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