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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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04/08/99
LIBERTY'S QUARTER REPORT SHOWS GAINS FOR FOX SPORTS NET

Liberty Media''s annual earnings report shows that the Fox/Liberty Networks joint venture between Liberty Media and News Corp. "turned profitable last year," according to Martin Peers of DAILY VARIETY

Tags: Cablevision, Finance, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox

04/08/99
BID SCANDAL HAS ALREADY COST SLOC $1.5M; IS MORE TO COME?

The Olympic bribery scandal has "cost" the SLOC approximately $1.5M through the end of February, according to Mike Gorrell of the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. Most of the expenses were "incurred through hiring"

Tags: Olympics, SLOC

04/08/99
FINAL NATIONAL RATINGS FROM PREVIOUS WEEKEND EVENTS

The following lists final Nielsen ratings from select sports events during the weekend of March 27-28 (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NASCAR: Coca-Cola 300 (delay) 27-Mar CBS 3:45-4:15pm 2.0/

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, CBS, Coca-Cola, Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, Nabisco, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Nielsen, Oakland Athletics, Showtime, Media, Tampa Bay Rays, Viacom, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

04/08/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

KEVIN MONAGHAN has been promoted to VP/Business Development at NBC Sports. Monaghan has been with NBC Sports since ''81 and has been Dir of Business Development since April ''90 (NBC Sports)....The AF

Tags: AFL, Cablevision, Carolina Hurricanes, ESPN, Gale Force Holdings, NBC, New York Liberty, New York Rangers, News Corp./Fox, Reebok, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

04/08/99
OLYMPIC NOTES

Henry Kissinger, Peter Ueberroth and IOC VP Anita DeFrantz have all accepted appointments to the IOC reform committee, IOC 2000 (AP, 4/8)....A consortium of DC- Baltimore consulting firms has been sel

Tags: HNTB, IOC, Olympics

04/08/99
ISLES OWNERSHIP IN QUESTION: DID HOWARD SELL HIS SHARE?

The issue over Howard Milstein''s ownership of the Islanders "was clouded yesterday" when his spokesperson revealed that he had sold his 45% stake in the team to his brother Ed, according to Glauber,

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, NFL, NHL, Washington Redskins

04/08/99
TAKE THE NAME ENRON WITH IT: DETAILS OF HOUSTON NAME DEAL

TX-based utilities supplier Enron formally announced its naming rights agreement with the Astros yesterday, and in Houston, John Williams reports that Enron will pay $100M over 30 years for naming rig

Tags: Facilities, Houston Astros

04/08/99
SENATORIAL PRIVILEGE: TEAM TO RAISE DUCATS FOR NEXT SEASON

The Senators will raise ticket prices at the 18,500- seat Corel Centre next season, which will include an 11% increase per ticket in the lower section and a 14% increase in the upper section, accordin

Tags: Franchises, NHL, Ottawa Senators

04/08/99
AS THE WORDS TURN: MLB TEAMS OFFER FRESH SLOGANS FOR '99

The following are the official slogans being used by NL teams in their image campaigns this season (THE DAILY). NL EAST Braves: "It''s A Swing Thing" Expos: "Baseball As You Like It" Marlins: "Your Ho

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Colorado Rockies, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, News Corp./Fox, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, RDV Sports, San Diego Padres, The Back of the Book, Time Warner

04/08/99
MILSTEIN BIDS FAREWELL, WITHDRAWS OFFER TO PURCHASE SKINS

After failing to win the support of the NFL''s Finance Committee, Howard Milstein and Daniel Snyder "withdrew" their $800M bid to purchase the Redskins and Jack Kent Cooke Stadium yesterday, according

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Baltimore Orioles, Cablevision, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Franchises, New England Patriots, New Jersey Devils, New Orleans Saints, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins, YankeeNets

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