Featured Story

Buzzer Beaters....

04 / 24 / 14

Paul McCartney today announced he will play the last-ever concert at Candlestick Park on Aug. 14. The S.F. venue also played host to  The Beatles ' final live concert in '66 ( Paul McCartney ). Free agent WR Miles Austin has been eliminated from the World Poker Tour Championship in ...

Read More

More Stories

01/31/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

SCOTTIE PIPPEN will appear on NBC''s "Chicago Sons" on February 12 (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 1/30)....RIDDICK BOWE enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He reports to boot camp at Parris Island, S.C.,

Tags: CBS, ESPN, NBC, New York Mets, People and Pop Culture, Viacom, Walt Disney

01/31/97
COURT RULES MOTOROLA, STATS, INC. CAN OFFER LIVE NBA SCORES

A federal appeals court ruled that Motorola and Stats, Inc. can transmit real-time NBA game scores and statistics taken from radio and TV broadcasts, according to Michael Rapoport of the WALL STREET J

Tags: ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Motorola, NBA, Time Warner, Walt Disney

01/31/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Ackerley Group, parent of the Sonics, reported a record profit for ''96, according to Greg Heberlein of the SEATTLE TIMES. Ackerley''s profit was $15.8M, or $.50/share, up from a year-ago loss of

Tags: Cablevision, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Miami Dolphins, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Knicks, Southwest Sports Group

01/31/97
PINNACLE/NHL FANTASY SETS NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD

Upwards of 35,000 fans attended the Pinnacle/NHL FANtasy during All-Star Weekend in San Jose compared to 30,000 in Boston for the ''95-96 event, according to NHL Manager/Corporate Communications Trace

Tags: Acushnet, NHL

01/31/97
ESPN CHILTON SPORTS POLL: FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL BOXER

ESPN Chilton interviewed boxing fans on their favorite professional boxer, over ''96. The following numbers are for the last six months of ''96. There were 1,500 respondents/month. Percentages are wei

Tags: ESPN, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

01/31/97
THERE IS LIFE ON REEBOK'S PLANET; FILA CUTS SHOE PRICES

Reebok Int''l stock "surged" another 3 1/2 to 49 yesterday, placing its two-day profit at 6/share, according to Bailey & Syre of the BOSTON GLOBE. Although fourth- quarter earnings were down 43% on lo

Tags: Fila USA, Nike, Reebok, Washington Nationals

01/30/97
"WARNER BROS. CAN KISS MY ..." NO, BELLE INKS WARNER DEAL

Warner Bros. Sports Licensing, a division of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, has signed the White Sox''s Albert Belle to its endorsement roster of athletes. Belle joins, among other WB athletes, Patri

Tags: Chicago White Sox, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

01/30/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NBA Eastern Conference Attendance Through January 27 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES ''96-97 AVG. TOTAL %CAP AVG. TOTAL +/- ATTEND FROM ''95-96 CHA 17 24,042 408,714 100% 24,042 No Change CHI 22 2

Tags: NBA, The Back of the Book

01/30/97
A COUP IN MINNESOTA? TWINS BALLPARK APPEARS ON SHAKY GROUND

The deal for a new Twins ballpark, "already slowed by shifting financial facts and hardened public opposition, showed signs of completely unraveling Wednesday," according to Whereatt & Weiner in the M

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins

01/30/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

SportsFan Radio Network appointed MICHAEL EWING to the newly created position of President & COO. Ewing had previously been VP & GM of CBS Radio Network (SportsFan Radio Network)....KARA WATSON joined

Tags: CBS, NASCAR, News Corp./Fox, PepsiCo, People and Pop Culture, Viacom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug