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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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10/01/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

BRYANT GUMBEL, on "Larry King Live" last night, asked whether he will do any work for CBS Sports: "We have talked about the possibility of doing something. I''m not looking to go back into the sports

Tags: CBS, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

10/01/97
BRETT SAYS ALL THINGS PASS, INCLUDING INTEREST IN ROYALS?

George Brett''s interest in the Royals is "teetering" but that "shouldn''t be interpreted as throwing in the towel. Not yet," according to Jeffrey Flanagan of the K.C. STAR. Brett: "Two years ago, try

Tags: Franchises, Kansas City Royals

10/01/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: Final National League Attendance HOME ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM DATES AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''96 AVG. %+/- ''95 AVG. %+/- COL 81 48,006 3,888,453 96% 48,037 0% 47,084 + 2% ATL^ 81 42,765 3,4

Tags: Atlanta Braves, The Back of the Book, Time Warner

10/01/97
REPORT HAS TAGLIABUE LIKELY APPROVING ONE-YEAR CBA EXTENSION

The NFL''s CBA runs through 2000 and there has been speculation that NFL owners would reject an extension through 2001 unless the players "agreed to significant changes in the current salary-cap syste

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

10/01/97
OVERNIGHT RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S NETWORK SPORTING EVENTS

The following lists overnight ratings from last weekend''s network sporting events. All times are ET. "MLB on Fox" games were NYY-DET; CHC-STL; LA-COL; and SD-SF. The numbers were gathered from the ne

Tags: ABC, CBS, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Edmonton Oilers, Green Bay Packers, IMG, MLB, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Media, UPN, USA Networks, Viacom, Walt Disney

10/01/97
MANCHESTER UNITED TEAMS WITH BSKYB AND GRANADA ON TV CHANNEL

Manchester United will establish its own TV channel, according to Patrick Harverson of the FINANCIAL TIMES. United CEO Martin Edwards said the team will set up MUTV in a joint venture with BSkyB and t

Tags: BSkyB, English Premier League, Finance, Manchester United

10/01/97
SHOOTING FOR THAT MIKE HARGROVE LOOK? GO RETRO WITH STARTER

Players and coaches of the eight MLB playoff teams will be wearing the new Authentic Diamond Collection "Classic" Jacket from Starter, reminiscent of the first jackets the company ever made. The Start

Tags: MLB, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

10/01/97
MAVS AND STARS MAY BE CLOSE TO A DALLAS ARENA DEAL

Top Dallas officials met Tuesday with Stars and Mavericks officials, "suggesting to some that the parties may be close to striking an arena deal," according to Todd Gillman of the DALLAS MORNING NEWS.

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Facilities, Southwest Sports Group

10/01/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

AD AGE lists the 200 U.S leaders in ad spending, with Nike at #51, with $356.4M in ''96 U.S. ad spending, and Reebok at #96, spending $170M (AD AGE, 9/29 issue).... According to the AP, a "last-minute

Tags: Nike, Reebok

10/01/97
CHARLOTTE'S WEB BECOMING EPICENTER OF RACING INDUSTRY

The Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) has become the "preeminent racing facility in the country, second perhaps only to Indy, and that''s primarily on historical value," according to Steve Goldberg of CH

Tags: Facilities

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