Featured Story

Mark Cohon Will Not Seek Third Term As CFL Commissioner

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 20 / 14

CFL Commissioner  Mark Cohon  said that he "will not seek a third term" after his contract expires next spring. League Chair Jim Lawson said that the CFL BOG "will discuss the next steps toward finding a replacement for Cohon soon." Cohon has spent eight years in the position, ...

Read More

More Stories

10/24/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

SUPER BOWL: CT-based Millsport will handle Royal Caribbean Int''l and Celebrity Cruises'' Super Bowl XXXII sponsorship. Millsport will work with other agencies, including McKinney & Silver Advertising

Tags: AHL, NBA, NFL, Sun Microsystems

10/24/97
ARE THERE GREEN PASTURES IN VIKINGS OWNERSHIP FUTURE?

In an "unprecedented move" by an NFL coach, Dennis Green "is threatening to sue Vikings owners who attempted to oust him a year ago unless they sell him their interest in the team," according to Jeff

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

10/24/97
LEYLAND, TIRED OF WORLD SERIES CRITICISM, LASHES OUT

In a "rare outburst of anger and candor," Marlins Manager Jim Leyland "lashed out at critics" of the ''97 World Series, according to Dan Shaughnessy of the BOSTON GLOBE. Leyland "seemed to be directin

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cleveland Indians, Miami Marlins, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

10/24/97
ALAN COHEN AND HARVEY WALKEN EMERGE AS PART OF JAYS GROUP

Toronto lawyer Lawrence Dale, who has put together a group trying to buy the Blue Jays, "confirmed yesterday that two principals" in his potential ownership group are Harvey Walken and Alan Cohen, acc

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises, Labatt Brewing, NBA, Pittsburgh Pirates, Toronto Blue Jays

10/23/97
THE WORLD SERIES: NUMBERS YET TO SHOW MUCH SIGNS OF LIFE

NBC''s coverage of Game Four of the World Series between the Marlins and Indians earned a preliminary overnight rating of 15.9/25 (THE DAILY). The national rating for Game Three was a 15.6/23, which "

Tags: Cleveland Indians, ESPN, Miami Marlins, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Philadelphia Phillies, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

10/23/97
EVENT NOTES

Filmmaker Michael Moore was in Portland, OR, to screen and discuss his film "The Big One," which includes an interview with Nike Chair Phil Knight. Before the film, Moore read a letter from Nike Dir o

Tags: Events and Attractions, Nike

10/23/97
DOES U.T. FEAR THE FACT THAT TENNESSEE HAS STRUCK OIL?

ESPN''s Gene Wojciechowski reports that "only one team truly scares [the Univ. of] Tennessee, and it isn''t Florida. It''s the NFL''s Tennessee Oilers, a marketing nightmare this year but a future thr

Tags: Colleges, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, NFL, Walt Disney

10/23/97
NIKE OFFICIALLY BECOMES EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR OF U.S. SOCCER

U.S. Soccer and Nike officially announced a ten-year marketing partnership which calls for Nike to be the exclusive supplier and sponsor of products to U.S. Soccer and its national teams. Nike will al

Tags: Nike, Time Warner, Washington Nationals

10/23/97
NFL SIDELINES ARE LATEST FASHION RUNWAYS FOR MODEL COACHES

"Looking to boost slowing sportswear sales," the NFL and licensed apparel companies are seeking to transform NFL coaches "into tasteful arbiters of a more subdued line of jock chic," according to Chri

Tags: NFL, Reebok

10/23/97
MEDIA NOTES

FRANCHISES: The Eagles TV Network, the team''s in-house production and programming arm, will be seen on stations throughout PA, inculding flagship WPHL-WB in Philadelphia; WPMT-Fox in Harrisburg, York

Tags: ABC, MLB, NBC, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Media, Walt Disney, WNBA

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug