College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In MontgomeryPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14
The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...
Nike''s eight-spot Fun Police ad campaign is "collaring its core customers," according to USA TODAY''s Melanie Wells. The ads, created by Wieden & Kennedy, earned higher-than- average popularity and e
USA TODAY''s Rudy Martzke notes that with three players aiming for Roger Maris'' home run record, regular season ratings on ESPN and Fox "are at least even with -- or up from -- last year." NBC projec
Seahawks/Trail Blazers Owner PAUL ALLEN made a $1.5M donation to forest-protection group Friends of Opal Creek (OREGONIAN, 7/6)....Former Bears QB SID LUCKMAN died Sunday in FL of an apparent heart at
As reported Thursday, the NASCAR Pepsi 400 at Daytona Int''l Speedway, which was postponed Saturday due to brush fires in central FL, was rescheduled for October 17. The postponement "has officials at
"After three weeks of scoreless ties, yellow cards, flag waving, aimless running, several fights, two shootouts, one fatal stabbing, mangled midfielders, unchecked beer drinking, national disgraces an
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The NBPA "is convinced" that the implementation of a hard salary cap or the loss of the Larry Bird Exception "will lead to the loss of guaranteed contracts," according to David Moore of the DALLAS MOR
When the Ravens'' new stadium opens, there will be more "tailgating than ever," as the team "will bring tailgating to" the fans, according to Eduardo Encina of the Baltimore SUN. All of the 5,000 park
The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA) on Thursday invited designers to "submit plans to upgrade or rebuild" Continental Arena in hopes of enticing the Nets to remain at the facility "
Sunday''s final round of the U.S. Women''s Open drew a "throng" of 24,000 to the Blackwolf Run course in Kohler, WI, boosting the event''s four-day attendance total to 115,000 and breaking the previou
PERSONALITIES: TSN decided "not to renew" the contract of Brendan Connor, who served as an anchor on NBA broadcasts on the net for the past six years (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 7/3)....Brian Wheeler was n