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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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05/21/98
MEDIA NOTES

PERSONALITIES: In Toronto, veteran Canadian announcer Don Chevrier ranked the best hockey "play-callers," and named Fox''s Mike Emrick "in a class by himself," with ESPN''s Gary Thorne at No. 2 and Ra

Tags: CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, Los Angeles Lakers, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Media, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Walt Disney

05/21/98
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY SEEKS STAFF WRITER

THE DAILY is seeking an entry-level staff writer who will be responsible for the newsgathering, writing and editing of each issue of THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY. Applicants should have an excellent know

Tags: Classified Advertisements

05/21/98
FORCE OF HAB-IT: TSN GRABS CANADIENS RIGHTS TO STAY IN NHL

The Canadiens and Canadian junior hockey each "wrapped up significant" TV deals yesterday, but the Maple Leafs'' regional TV picture "isn''t cleared up yet," according to Lance Hornby of the TORONTO S

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Montreal Canadiens, NHL, Media, Toronto Maple Leafs

05/21/98
SPREWELL'S $30M SUIT AGAINST NBA DECRIED AS WASTE OF TIME

Warriors G Latrell Sprewell sued the Warriors and the NBA yesterday, "seeking lost wages and damages stemming from what his lawyers allege as excessive discipline for Sprewell''s attack" on coach P.J.

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, Sports Illustrated, Time Warner

05/21/98
FROM THE X FILES: BROWN WANTS SUMMER GAMES IN SAN FRANCISCO

S.F. Mayor Willie Brown "wants to lay claim" to the X Games, and "is pulling out all stops to land" them in his city in ''99 and 2000, according to Chuck Finnie of the S.F. EXAMINER. Brown said the X

Tags: ESPN, Events and Attractions, Walt Disney

05/21/98
GOLDIN SPORTS MARKETING AND LICENSING HAS THREE OPENINGS

Goldin Sports Marketing and Licensing, which launched this February, is seeking immediate staff additions to support its fast-growing list of clientele. Offering a variety of services exclusively to a

Tags: Classified Advertisements, MLB, NBA, NFL

05/21/98
RINKS AROUND THE WORLD: NHL TO HELP CREATE MORE ICE TIME

NHL Senior VP Steve Solomon told Bill Halls of the DETROIT NEWS that the league''s new deal with Mentmore Holdings to build ice and in-line rinks nationwide is a "combination of research and our insti

Tags: Events and Attractions, NHL

05/21/98
PHIL GARNER GIVES HANK THE YANK IN NEW BREWERS AD CAMPAIGN

Four new 30-second TV spots for the Brewers, produced by WI-based Kohnke & Hanneken, "make you smile," according to Bob Wolfley of the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL. In one spot, called "Hit the Showers,

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers

05/21/98
ESPN PONDERS RIGHTEOUSNESS IN OFFERING SHOWBOATING CLIPS

While ESPN''s "SportsCenter" airs highlights every night, the producers and hosts of the show "are concerned about the effect on their audience -- particularly younger viewers -- of replays showing pr

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, ESPN, NBA, New York Yankees, News Corp./Fox, NHL, Media, Walt Disney, YankeeNets

05/21/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

Falcons President Taylor Smith dismissed a rumor yesterday that his family intended to sell the team: "I have no idea how it all got started, but it''s absolutely not true" (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 5/21

Tags: AEG, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Fire, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Franchises, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Galaxy, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Sparks, Minnesota Twins, San Diego Padres, Walt Disney

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