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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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08/05/97
LEAGUE NOTES

The NBA announced that George Toliver, who pleaded guilty to felony tax charges last week, has resigned from the NBA officiating staff (NBA)....In Canada, the ATP Tour du Maurier Open set an attendanc

Tags: ATP, Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Stars, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, NBA, New York Jets, NHL, Southwest Sports Group

08/05/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In Chicago, Fran Spielman reports that Disney is looking to build its Disney Quest development, which includes an ESPN-themed sports bar/restaurant, in Chicago''s River North area (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES,

Tags: Converse, ESPN, MLS, NHL, Walt Disney, Xerox

08/05/97
U.S. OPEN INKS ADDITIONAL SPONSORS AS CBS MORE THAN 90% SOLD

With the U.S. Open Tennis Championships set to begin August 25, CBS "has sold more than" 90% of its commercial inventory for the two-week tournament, according to Langdon Brockinton of MEDIAWEEK. New

Tags: American Express, CBS, IBM, Viacom

08/05/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB American League Attendance Through August 3 ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''96 AVG. % +/- ''95 AVG. % +/ BAL 51 45,892 2,340,486 95% 44,479 + 3% 43,034 + 7%

Tags: MLB, The Back of the Book

08/05/97
ARLISS LEARNS NEW MOVES FROM SPORTS MARKETING ROOKIE

Tonight on HBO''s "Arli$$," entitled "Visionary For A New Millennium," Arliss is impressed by marketing whiz Giselle Jaynes, who is charming, clever and sexy. And, she''s filled with new, cutting-edge

Tags: HBO, Media, Time Warner

08/05/97
SMALL CROWDS AT TRACK AND FIELD EVENT TO HURT OLYMPIC BID?

IAAF President Primo Nebiolo "expressed dismay" yesterday at the small crowds on the first weekend of the World Track and Field Championships in Athens, Greece, "blaming local organizers for failing t

Tags: IOC, NBC, Olympics

08/05/97
76ERS EYE ANSWERS FOR THE RUN-AND-GUN OFFENSE OF IVERSON

The "case" of 76ers G Allen Iverson, who was charged Sunday in VA with marijuana and weapons possession, "went before the Sixers'' front office yesterday" and the "verdict was extreme disappointment,"

Tags: Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, Reebok

08/05/97
METROSTARS FIND THE MEADOWLANDS CAN BE A KICK IN THE GRASS

In an effort to guarantee the Revolution and MetroStars will play on a natural grass surface at the Meadowlands, MLS has postponed the teams'' August 6 match and will announce a new time and date late

Tags: Facilities, MLS, New England Revolution, New York Jets

08/05/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MICHAEL BUFFER -- of "Let''s get ready to rumble" fame -- was profiled on NBC''s "Today." Buffer: "The reason I came up with a phrase like ''Let''s get ready to rumble'' -- in motor racing, in the Ind

Tags: NBC, New York Jets, People and Pop Culture

08/05/97
THE NFL: THEY WANT THE WORLD AND THEY WANT IT NOW?

The third-largest crowd in NFL history watched the Broncos-Dolphins American Bowl preseason game last night, as 104,209 filled the Estadio Guillermo Canedo in Mexico City (DENVER POST, 8/5). During ha

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Miami Dolphins, NFL, Walt Disney

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