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2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey Seeks Your Input On Sports Business

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 24 / 14

It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. Some of the questions that you will find in this year's survey are...

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03/16/98
MEDIA NOTES

TV: Davey Johnson is telling friends that he "has TV offers from Fox and ESPN" (BOSTON GLOBE, 3/15)....Pistons post-game show host Matt Sheppard is the "front-runner" to do play-by-play for the WNBA S

Tags: CBS, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, ESPN, MLS, NASCAR, New England Revolution, New York Jets, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Arizona Coyotes, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Viacom, Walt Disney

03/16/98
NIKE ELIMINATES 450 U.S. WORKERS; INT'L CUTS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Nike estimates that it will eliminate approximately 450 U.S.-based employees, or 3.5% of its total U.S. workforce. The company''s Beaverton, OR, headquarters will be reduced by 250. Details of further

Tags: Nike

03/16/98
COLTS IRSAY WANTS ALL CONSTRUCTION DONE IN ONE SHOT DEAL

Colts Owner Jim Irsay said the Colts want to accelerate the construction of the 3,100 new club seats and arm-chair seating at the RCA Dome by a year, hoping to institute all new seating elements in ti

Tags: Facilities, Indianapolis Colts

03/16/98
CART NEWS & NOTES: NEW AD CAMPAIGN LETS YOU "FEEL THE SPEED"

A new ad campaign debuted this weekend for CART''s FedEx Championship Series supporting the opening race of the season, the Grand Prix of Miami. The 30-second TV spots featured shots of the drivers as

Tags: Champ Car World Series, ESPN, FedEx, TBS/TNT, Time Warner, Toyota, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

03/16/98
LOCAL GROUP PUTS DOWN $5M DEPOSIT FOR OILERS

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Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NHL

03/16/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

BRIAN DECKER was named Affiliate Sales Account Exec with Fox Sports South. Decker had been Manager of Affiliate Relations at Odyssey Channel (FSS)....BRIAN SMALL was named Dir of Waivers & Records for

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

03/16/98
DAWG POUND ON THE REBOUND: NEW BROWNS OWNER TO MAKE PROFIT

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Tags: Cleveland Browns, Franchises, NFL

03/16/98
TWINS UPDATE: POHLAD EXPECTED TO GIVE REPORT TO EXEC COUNCIL

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Tags: Anheuser Busch, Franchises, Minnesota Twins, MLB

03/16/98
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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/16/98
CITY OF IRVING TAKING A PLAY FROM JERRY'S FINANCIAL PLAYBOOK

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