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Who stands above all others in the sports business world? Submit your entry for the '15 SPORTS BUSINESS AWARDS by Friday, January 9 . We’re looking for the best in 15 categories, including: Sports Media Sports Television Digital Sports Media To see the full list of categorie...

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11/10/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

PGA Tour Championship Management named JEFF ADAMS Manager of Communications & PR. Adams will join the Tour following his commitment to the Senior Match Play Challenge. Adams will handle communications

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture

11/10/98
NIKE TARGETS GROWTH IN WOMEN'S BUSINESS IN NEW AD CAMPAIGN

Nike will "attempt to rev up its women''s business next year with a broader product line and an extensive print campaign addressing women''s issues," according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEEK. Nike "hope

Tags: Nike, Reebok

11/10/98
FACILITY NOTES

In Pittsburgh, Dennis Roddy writes that while fans aren''t "happy" with the Stadium Building Licenses for the team''s new stadium, "don''t expect a torch-bearing mob outside Three Rivers with a lynchi

Tags: Facilities

11/09/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

MICHAEL OVITZ''s "first publicly acknowledged steps in his plan to create" a new multimedia production/management company was the hiring of Broder, Kurland, Webb & Uffner literary agent EMILE GLADSTON

Tags: American Express, Palace Sports & Entertainment, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Lightning

11/09/98
ST. LOUIS BLUES? RAMS TV RATINGS AT AN ALL-TIME LOW IN CITY

Local TV viewership of the Rams is at "its lowest level since the club moved to" St. Louis in ''95, according to Dan Caesar of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. Nielsen figures show that Rams viewership ha

Tags: Nielsen, Media, St. Louis Blues, St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Rams

11/09/98
AFTER BOFFO YEAR, COCA-COLA READY TO REFUEL WITH NASCAR

During its first year as the official soft drink of NASCAR, Coca-Cola has "driven sales volume, generated brand loyalty and boosted product availability and visibility," according to Mickey Gramig of

Tags: Coca-Cola, NASCAR

11/09/98
BIDDING WAR: REDSKINS' SALE DRAWS ANOTHER POTENTIAL BUYER

MD businessman Daniel Snyder "apparently will join the bidding to purchase" the Redskins from the estate of the late Jack Kent Cooke, according to sources of Thomas Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. Sourc

Tags: Franchises, Washington Redskins

11/09/98
METS GM PHILLIPS TAKES "LEAVE OF ABSENCE" FROM TEAM

Mets GM STEVE PHILLIPS is "taking a leave of absence to deal with an allegation of sexual harassment as well as the repercussions of a series of extramarital affairs," according to Mike Wise of the N.

Tags: New York Mets, People and Pop Culture

11/09/98
IT'S A KEEPER! HENRY FINALLY BUYS MARLINS FROM HUIZENGA

FL commodities broker John Henry has a binding agreement to buy the Marlins "in writing" from Owner Wayne Huizenga and a news conference to announce the sale is "expected next week," according to Barr

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, MLB

11/09/98
OVERNIGHTS FROM THE WEEKEND'S SELECT SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists preliminary overnight ratings from the weekend''s select network sporting events. All times are ET. All numbers are from the networks (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RTG/SHR ''98

Tags: CBS, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, The Back of the Book, Viacom

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