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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...

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08/19/98
LEAGUE NOTES

GOLF: GOLFWEEK''s "Forecaddie" reports that LPGA Commissioner Jim Ritts "would like to see the women''s tour conduct five to six stand-alone ''senior'' tournaments next season. And word is Eli Lilly &

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, LPGA, NFL, PGA Tour

08/19/98
AUTHORITY PRESSURES HURRICANES FOR $14M ARENA PAYMENT

NC State Univ. "has come through" with $5M in financing for cost-overruns at the Raleigh arena, "breaking a financing impasse and giving the arena authority leverage to press" the Hurricanes for $14M

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Facilities, Gale Force Holdings

08/18/98
NFL FIESTA DRAWS 106,424; LEAGUE READY FOR CORPORATE OWNERS?

The Patriots-Cowboys American Bowl ''98 drew 106,424 at Mexico City''s Azteca Stadium last night. It did not top the record of 112,376 for the Oilers-Cowboys game in Mexico City in ''94, but it did ma

Tags: CFL, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Edmonton Oilers, Green Bay Packers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

08/18/98
THE RETURN OF BRUCE HENDERSON: FILES SUIT CHALLENGING PADRES

Former San Diego City Councilmember Bruce Henderson filed court papers yesterday "challenging" the $411M Padres ballpark project, according to Philip LaVelle of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. The suit a

Tags: Facilities, San Diego Padres

08/18/98
MCMANN'S CPBL CONTINUES TO ACCRUE SERIOUS MEDIA EXPOSURE

The proliferation of basketball start-up leagues that are "hoping to cash in" by "embracing a strategy" of paying their players, which "is expressly barred by the" NCAA, is profiled by Rodney Ho of th

Tags: IBL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NCAA, Washington Nationals

08/18/98
AS U.S. OPEN NEARS, MEDIA BEGINS TO SMELL THE TEEN SPIRIT

Venus and Serena Williams are profiled by NEWSWEEK''s Peyser & Samuels under the header, "Venus And Serena Against The World." Peyser & Samuels: "Neither sister has yet to win a major singles title, b

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Time Warner

08/18/98
CBS SINGHING IN THE RAIN: PGA RATING HIGHEST SINCE '86

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Tags: CBS, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom

08/18/98
DESPITE BEING PRESEASON, NFL CLUBS STILL STRONG AT GATE

The following lists announced attendance at each NFL exhibition game played Thursday-Monday. The home team is listed second. The 15-game average was 53,637 (THE DAILY). GAME DAY ATTENDANCE GAME DAY AT

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Edmonton Oilers, New England Patriots, NFL, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, The Back of the Book, Vulcan Ventures, Washington Redskins

08/18/98
CAN'T KNOCK JOHN HENRY DOWN: MARLINS TALKS "SERIOUS"

Palm Beach commodities trader John Henry "has entered into serious negotiations to buy the Marlins, but the deal only happens if Wayne Huizenga drops his stipulation that Henry sign a 27-year sweethea

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises

08/18/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

BROWNS BIDS TO BEGIN: In N.Y., Richard Sandomir writes that as bidding for the Browns begins on Wednesday, "The most interesting intangible is the presence of Calvin Hill and Paul Warfield" in Howard

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Cablevision, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Franchises, Kansas City Royals, MLB, New York Knicks, New York Rangers, NFL

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