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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published 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...

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The following lists local Nielsen Metered Market ratings for this past weekend''s "NBA On NBC" games. All times are Eastern (THE DAILY). SA-DAL MIL-CHA PHI-TOR L.A.-SAC SAT SUN SUN SUN 3:30-6:00PM 12:

Tags: The Back of the Book

05/22/98
FACILITY NOTES

Boston city officials "downplayed" a report on "Inside Edition" about food safety violations at Fenway Park. Inspectional Services Department''s John Eade: "We''re in the (television rating) sweeps. T

Tags: Aramark, Denver Broncos, Facilities

05/22/98
SI'S SIMPSON AND SABINO BELIEVE THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT

SI For Kids Publisher Cleary Simpson and Research Dir Donna Sabino are the subject of the "SGB Interview" by Chris McEvoy. Sabino, on which leagues kids favor: "[W]hen I started at SI for Kids in 1991

Tags: MLB, NBA, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media

05/22/98
OWNERS IN THE NEWS: NO EXCITING ZAPATA? HICKS WINS PULITZER

Zapata Corp., the former oil company controlled by Bucs Owner MALCOLM GLAZER, offered yesterday to buy Internet search directory Excite for nearly $1.7B, but the offer "was immediately rejected by the

Tags: Dallas Stars, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

05/22/98
SENATORS SEEK TAX BREAK FROM REVENUE CANADA TO REDUCE DEBT

After completing the "most successful hockey season of their short life," the Senators say they "are facing insolvency and are seeking a complicated tax ruling from Revenue Canada to reduce their debt

Tags: Franchises, Ottawa Senators

05/22/98
COCA-COLA RENEWS NFL PACT: $4M ANNUALLY AND LOCAL "AUTONOMY"

Coca-Cola has renewed its pact as the official soft drink of the NFL through the 2001 season. The company will execute a national promotion during each NFL season geared toward specific fan developmen

Tags: Coca-Cola, NBA, NFL

05/22/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

CONGLOMERATES: SI''s Tom Verducci examines the Marlins- Dodgers trade and notes that talks began when Fox TV CEO Chase Carey called Marlins President Don Smiley about Wayne Huizenga''s SportsChannel F

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Anheuser Busch, Cablevision, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Franchises, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, MLB, New York Jets, New York Knicks, News Corp./Fox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Eagles, San Antonio Spurs, Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

05/22/98
WHO'S GOT A FAST CAR? CART AND IRL BATTLE MEDIA PERCEPTIONS

Indy-car''s biggest weekend has the 82nd running of the Indy 500 on Sunday and CART''s Motorola 300 at Gateway Int''l Raceway in IL on Saturday. But analysts and media contend that the Indy-car split

Tags: ABC, Champ Car World Series, Coca-Cola, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, IndyCar, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Motorola, NASCAR, NFL, Walt Disney

05/22/98
THEY GOT GAME: MORE THAN ONE-FOURTH OF MOVIEGOERS PLAY HOOPS

ESPN Chilton Sports Poll asked 626 moviegoers, defined as those who see a movie at least once a month, "In what sports or athletic activities are you currently participating?" All respondents were 12+

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

05/22/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

PITCHER PERFECT: David Wells could earn $350,000 in endorsements following his perfect game. In Boston, Nick Cafardo reports that one company "hot for his services" is South Paws, which sells a line o

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Cubs, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports

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