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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 01 / 15

$45M  – The amount Rivers Casino has contributed, to date, to the Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County for Consol Energy Center construction expenses, following the latest payment of $4.6M. By the time its agreement with SEA concludes in '38,...

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06/11/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Georgetown Univ. men''s basketball academic coordinator MARY FENLON will retire July 31 after 27 years with the school (WASHINGTON POST, 6/11)....JASON CARR was named Coordinator for Baseball Informat

Tags: R J Reynolds, People and Pop Culture

06/11/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

A temporary receptionist for the SPURS has been "accused of taking" about $75,000 in team ticket sales for the NBA Finals. She was told to take the bag of money to an armored bank carrier, but failed

Tags: Chicago Cubs, IOC, NBA, New York Yankees, San Antonio Spurs, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

06/11/99
TALES FROM BOTH ENDS OF THE SPORTS MARKETING SPECTRUM

U.S. Women''s Soccer Team members Mia Hamm and Cindy Parlow were interviewed by Diane Sawyer on ABC''s "Good Morning America." Both wore WWC sponsor MasterCard-branded shirts. Hamm, whose brother died

Tags: ABC, And 1, MasterCard, Walt Disney

06/11/99
FINAL NATIONAL RATINGS FROM RECENT SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists final national Nielsen ratings from recent network and cable sporting events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR "SportsCentury" Special 5-Jun ABC 2:30-4:30pm 1.6/5 NTRA: Belm

Tags: ABC, Atlanta Hawks, Buffalo Sabres, Cablevision, CBS, Champ Car World Series, Chicago Bulls, Coca-Cola, Connecticut Sun, Dallas Stars, HBO, Indiana Pacers, LPGA, MLB, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Nielsen, NTRA, PGA Tour, RDV Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Showtime, Southwest Sports Group, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, USA Networks, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/11/99
HOUSTON EXECS TAKE ANOTHER STEP CLOSER TO NFL TEAM?

Harris County Commissioners reviewed plans this week for adding another $91.6M in convention and exhibition facilities to the Astrodome, according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Combined w

Tags: Facilities, NFL

06/10/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Host Communications and Universal Sports America, which are completing a merger with Bull Run Corporation, announced that HCI Chair JIM HOST will serve as Chair for the combined companies. Along with

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Philadelphia Flyers, People and Pop Culture, WNBA

06/10/99
ROD SMITH SHOWS "MOST PROMISE" AMONG HIS PEER-A-MID

Broncos WR Rod Smith, QB Bubby Brister, LB Glenn Cadrez, OL David Diaz-Infante, WR Ed McCaffrey, DB Tyrone Braxton, trainer Steve Antonopulos, chiropractor Nelson Vetanze and Jets DB Steve Atwater hav

Tags: Denver Broncos, New York Jets

06/10/99
USSF SEEKS SOME DISCOVERY FOR POSSIBLE WOMEN'S PRO LEAGUE

Sources in the soccer community "indicate" that Discovery Communications Founder John Hendricks is "one of the financiers being courted" to establish Women''s Professional Soccer LLC with "the blessin

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

06/10/99
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY'S TURNSTILE TRACKER

Today: MLS Announced Attendance Through June 6 TEAM DATES ''99 AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''98 AVG. % +/- CHICAGO 5 22,126 110,632 89% 17,886 23.7% NY/NJ 7 21,209 148,466 83% 16,519 28.4% DC UNITED 5 21,174 105,

Tags: AEG, Columbus Crew, DC United, MLS, New England Revolution, The Back of the Book

06/10/99
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

DEALS & DOLLARS: NY-based intimate apparel company Maidenform has signed a sponsorship deal with the WNBA Liberty for the ''99 season. Maidenform receives signage at Liberty games in MSG and at the WN

Tags: Cablevision, CBS, Madison Square Garden, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Viacom, Washington Nationals, WNBA

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