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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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07/30/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

MAGIC JOHNSON has backed out of a plan to put a movie theater complex in New York''s Harlem area. Ken Lombard, President of Magic Johnson Theaters, said the company was unable to agree on rent with Ha

Tags: Chicago Blackhawks, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, People and Pop Culture

07/30/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Raycom Sports promoted JOE GALLAGHER to Senior VP/Sales & Marketing and DE CORDELL to VP/Regional Sales, effective August 1. Gallagher had been VP/Corporate Development and Cordell was Dir of ACC Prop

Tags: ESPN, Florida Panthers, HBO, Raycom Sports, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Walt Disney

07/30/97
HURRICANES LOOK TO GET WORD OUT AS TICKET SALES LAG

With season ticket sales "stalled" after hitting the 3,000 mark this month, NHL Hurricanes officials are "optimistic" that interest will "heat up" as the season draws nearer, according to Todd Taylor

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, NHL, R J Reynolds, UHL

07/30/97
RAVENS UP ANTE FOR NEW STADIUM IN EXCHANGE FOR NAMING RIGHTS

The Ravens will contribute $10M extra toward the construction of their new stadium, "but will have the right to raise that money and more" by selling naming rights to their new stadium, according to J

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Facilities, Fila USA

07/30/97
ROCKIES CONTINUE LEGAL SPAR OVER WEB NAME WITH CO PUBLISHER

The Rockies "have filed court papers aimed at preventing" Denver Internet publisher Robert Lewis from using the Rockies trademark, colors, logo or any name, mark or language "that could potentially ca

Tags: Colorado Rockies, Media

07/30/97
CART'S PATH INCLUDES NEW SERIES ON FOX SPORTS NET

CART and NC-based RBJ Communications will produce the half-hour series, "Inside CART, Presented by MCI." It will air on Fox Sports Net and debut the week of August 12. This season, the series will run

Tags: Cablevision, Champ Car World Series, New York Liberty, News Corp./Fox, Media

07/30/97
LEAGUE NOTES

As MLB''s realignment committee meets this morning in Chicago, sources tell Mark Maske of the WASHINGTON POST that a "moderate reshuffling involving five or so teams by next season seems likely but th

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

07/30/97
AUTO RACING NEWS & NOTES: PLAYERS INC SCORES NASCAR DEAL

Players Inc, the licensing and marketing arm of the NFLPA, is sponsoring NASCAR Busch Grand National North driver Bryan Wall to support brand awareness, particularly for the new Players Inc Authentic

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, NASCAR, R J Reynolds

07/30/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB National League Attendance Through July 27 ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''96 AVG. % +/- ''95 AVG. % +/- COL 50 48,101 2,405,070 96% 47,995 0% 47,084 + 2% L

Tags: Atlanta Braves, MLB, The Back of the Book, Time Warner

07/30/97
MEDIA NOTES

In Toronto, William Houston reports that CTV''s proposed sports channel, CTV SportsNet, "is on indefinite hold, despite initial assurances it would be up and running in September" (GLOBE & MAIL, 7/30)

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, Sports Illustrated, Media

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