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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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08/27/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Palace Sports & Entertainment has promoted GREG MYFORD from Dir of Sports Event Sponsorships to VP/Sponsorship Development (Palace Sports & Entertainment)....The National Lacrosse League named BRUCE W

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, CHL, Comcast-Spectacor, National Lacrosse League, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Philadelphia Flyers, People and Pop Culture

08/27/97
THE DAILY EXPANDS EDITORIAL STAFF: SEEKS STAFF WRITER

THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY is expanding its editorial staff and is seeking an entry-level staff writer for our office in South Norwalk, CT. Applicants should have an excellent knowledge of the industry

Tags: Classified Advertisements

08/27/97
IRSAY TARGETS $20M IN STADIUM REVENUE TO REMAIN VIABLE

Colts Owner Jim Irsay said Tuesday that "he wants to make" $20M a year in stadium revenues, what he calls the NFL average, according to Kathleen Johnston of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS. Colts spokesper

Tags: Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, NFL

08/27/97
SI WOMEN/SPORT TO RELEASE SECOND ISSUE NEXT WEEK

Sports Illustrated Women/Sport''s second issue will hit newsstands on September 2, with a cover story on U.S. soccer player Mia Hamm. The issue previews women''s college sports, and includes features

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

08/27/97
FOX SPORTS INKS DEAL WITH PASS FOR RIGHTS TO TIGERS/PISTONS

Fox Sports Detroit (FSD) has acquired the exclusive cable rights to the Pistons and Tigers from the PASS network and, upon completion of the deal, the Pistons will be seen on FSD at the start of this

Tags: Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Media

08/27/97
LEAGUE NOTES

Spiraling NBA salaries and Kevin Garnett''s rejection of a $100M-plus contract extension, are examined by Mike Wise in the N.Y. TIMES, who writes Garnett''s negotiations "have set off particularly noi

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, NHL

08/27/97
IS GEORGE A BIDDER FOR ISLES OR JUST GRABBING "HEADLINES"?

Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner yesterday "confirmed a published report" that he has had discussions with John Pickett about buying the Islanders, according to Jim Smith of NEWSDAY. Steinbrenner''s

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden, New York Islanders, New York Yankees, NHL, YankeeNets

08/27/97
PHILADELPHIA COLUMNIST SAYS PHILLIES NEED NEW VISIONARIES

The Phillies need "a drastic change in ownership," according to columnist Timothy Dwyer of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, who writes, team Chair Bill Giles and "his silent partners have proved that they h

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies

08/27/97
THE PRICE OF TUNA KEEPS GOING UP AND UP

Bill Parcells has turned the Jets "into a hot marketing commodity," according to Philip Lentz in CRAIN''S N.Y. BUSINESS. Corporations are "knocking on the team''s door, eager to arrange high-profile s

Tags: Franchises, McDonalds, New York Jets

08/27/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

After FL settled its tobacco case for $11.3B on Monday, tobacco companies are being forced to "pull a major chunk of their advertising" and signs in sports arenas will have to be removed (AD AGE, 8/26

Tags: Green Bay Packers, Russell Athletic

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