Featured Story

2014 SBD/SBJ Reader Survey: Slive Still Seen As Most Effective Conference Commissioner

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 26 / 14

The 10th annual SportsBusiness Daily/SportsBusiness Journal Reader Survey is in the books, and more than 1,000 voters weighed in on nearly 100 questions that spanned all facets of the industry. Voting was conducted over three weeks starting Oct. 13, with polling via SportsBusinessDaily.com and Sport...

Read More

Tags: Reader Survey

More Stories

09/11/98
COBRA PLAYS THROUGH TOUGH CONDITIONS, DISMISSES REEBOK SALE

Wally Uihlein, President of MA-based Acushnet, parent company of Cobra Golf, denied rumors that Cobra "would be sold to Reebok," according to Don Bauder of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. However, Cobra

Tags: Finance, Acushnet, Reebok

09/11/98
MEDIA NOTES

NO FINAL RATINGS: Due to the Labor Day holiday, final network ratings from last weekend''s sports events were unavailable at press time (THE DAILY). NHL PERSONALITIES: "Hockey Night In Canada" announc

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Los Angeles Kings, Madison Square Garden, Nashville Predators, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, San Francisco Giants, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

09/11/98
TASTES GREAT, OR LESS FILLING? THE BEER OF SPORTS FANS

From January through July ''98, ESPN Chilton Sports Poll asked 528 people ages 21+, who attend pro sporting events at least "once every few months," what their favorite brand of beer is. The following

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Heineken, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

09/11/98
CANWEST CANS DEAL FOR NETSTAR, CITING ESPN'S GREAT POWER

CanWest Global Communications Corp. "has shelved its offer" to buy NetStar Communications, which owns Canadian sports net TSN, "citing major differences with NetStar''s one-third owner," ESPN, accordi

Tags: ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

09/11/98
HAVE THE EAGLES LANDED? EARLY REVIEWS OF "BLAST" BRUTAL

ABC''s "Monday Night Blast" pregame show is examined by Richard Sandomir of the N.Y. TIMES, who calls the program "Pigskin Lite, designed for the casual audiences that Monday night games draw." Sandom

Tags: ABC, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

09/11/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In L.A., Jon Wilner cites public documents which show that UCLA''s recent deal with adidas is worth $19M over six years. While the deal "doesn''t approach" the Univ. of MI''s deal with Nike, reportedl

Tags: Denver Broncos, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Miami Heat, NFL, Nike, Sears, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

09/11/98
HOME RUN NO. 62 LEADING TO RECORD SALES FOR BIG MAC GEAR

Pro Player said it has surpassed more than $2M in retail sales of Mark McGwire merchandise. McGwire photo- realistic and caricature "62" shirts have generated more than $1M in retail sales since Tuesd

Tags: Cincinnati Reds

09/11/98
MCILHENNY DEBATE HEATS UP OVER TABASCO LOGO ON WALTRIP CAR

A federal judge has "refused to grant a motion by the McIlhenny Co. that would force" Darrell Waltrip''s racing team to remove all Tabasco logos from its car before this weekend''s Select Batteries 40

Tags: NASCAR, R J Reynolds

09/11/98
FACILITY NOTES

The San Antonio City Council received a $150,000 donation from the Spurs and is "expected" to use it to hire consultants to study a proposed new arena for the team (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, 9/10)....

Tags: Columbus Crew, Facilities, MLS, PricewaterhouseCoopers, San Antonio Spurs

09/11/98
THE NET CENTER COMING TO YOU LIVE FROM OAKLAND

Santa Clara-based software company Network Associates will acquire naming rights to the Oakland Coliseum in "a long-awaited deal that will generate less money than public officials had hoped, accordin

Tags: Facilities, Oakland Raiders

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug