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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

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05/29/98
WAHOO ON WALL STREET? INDIANS IPO COULD HIT NEXT WEEK

Indians stock could go on sale "as early as Wednesday, according to the lead underwriter at Cleveland-based McDonald & Co. Securities," who is cited by Mary Vanac of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. The stoc

Tags: Cleveland Indians, Franchises, NPSL

05/29/98
LABATT INKS C$100M DEAL TO NAME LE NOUVEAU PARC DES EXPOS

The Expos and Labatt yesterday announced a 20-year, C$100M agreement which gives the brewery naming rights to the team''s planned new stadium, according to Ian MacDonald of the Montreal GAZETTE. Under

Tags: Facilities, Labatt Brewing, MLB

05/29/98
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Tags: The Back of the Book

05/28/98
BACK IN THE GAME: NBC, TURNER READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL AGAIN

GE and Time Warner announced last night "that after several months of intensive study, NBC and Turner Broadcasting are moving forward toward the creation of a new professional football league," accord

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NBC, NFL, Seattle Storm, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

05/28/98
TBS GRABS A COKE AND A SMILE: NASCAR BRINGS IN HIGH RATING

TBS Superstation''s primetime telecast of NASCAR''s Coca- Cola 600 on Sunday night received a 5.0 household rating, with 3,744,000 million households, which is up 6% over last year. TBS announced that

Tags: ABC, Coca-Cola, NASCAR, Media, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Walt Disney

05/28/98
CULLIGAN TAKES A HOLIDAY, SIGNS MULTIYEAR SPONSOR DEAL

CA-based U.S. Filter Corp. signed a multi-year title sponsorship agreement with the San Diego Game Association for rights to the Holiday Bowl, which will be re-named the Culligan Holiday Bowl (Culliga

Tags: DaimlerChrysler, ESPN, Walt Disney

05/28/98
NEW JOINT VENTURE FORMED TO TAKE OVER OPERATIONS IN OAKLAND

The Oakland Coliseum Authority has negotiated an agreement with PA-based SMG and S.F.-based venture capital company Williams Pacific Ventures to "manage the debt-ridden Coliseum complex," according to

Tags: Facilities, Golden State Warriors

05/28/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

APPOINTMENTS AT SLOC: SLOC named ED EYNON Senior VP/Human Resources, effective June 10. Eynon is currently VP/Corporate Human Resources for UT-based Matrixx Marketing Inc. (SLOC). In addition, MICHAEL

Tags: CBS, ESPN, News Corp./Fox, SLOC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/28/98
FACILITY NOTES

On Tuesday, ground-breaking ceremonies were held for the Blue Jackets new $150M Nationwide Arena, scheduled to open for the team''s inaugural season in the year 2000. Team and city officials were join

Tags: Columbus Blue Jackets, Facilities, MLB, Nationwide Insurance

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