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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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07/21/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Giants rookie WR Ike Hilliard has signed a two-year shoe endorsement deal with Converse worth $300,000, which includes a signature shoe line. In N.Y., Mike Freeman wrote that the deal "is the highest

Tags: And 1, Anheuser Busch, Champ Car World Series, Converse, Fila USA, New York Jets, Reebok, Washington Nationals

07/21/97
FRANCHISE NOTES

Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen, on the team''s new uniforms: "It''s become sort of an in-vogue thing to do to write about how ugly the uniforms are because some nut gets on ESPN and talks about it. It''s al

Tags: Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, Carolina Hurricanes, Denver Broncos, ESPN, Franchises, Gale Force Holdings, Kansas City Royals, NHL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Walt Disney

07/21/97
BUILDERS SQUARE REMEMBERS THE ALAMO (BOWL) AFTER ACQUISITION

Kmart Corp. announced Thursday that it had sold TX- based Builders Square, but "all indications are that the chain''s new owners, Leonard Green & Partners, will honor" its two-year contract extension

07/21/97
LEAGUE NOTES

At Troon, four-day attendance at the British Open was 176,500, up from 161,000 when the tournament was last held there in ''89 (AP, 7/21)....The Colorado Silver Bullets women''s baseball team has rece

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/21/97
HAVE BOXING'S BUMMERS CAUSED MGM GRAND TO REASSESS ROLE?

In Chicago, SUN-TIMES gossip columnist Michael Sneed reported that Evander Holyfield will have a rematch with Mike Tyson. Sneed: "Word is the match will take place nine months from now in South Africa

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/21/97
NFL NEWS & NOTES: WILL IRISH EYES SMILE ON BEARS-STEELERS?

The NFL hopes a Bears-Steelers exhibition game this week in Dublin, Ireland, will draw between 35,000-40,000, according to Don Pierson of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. NFL Dir of Int''l PR Pete Abitante said a

Tags: Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

07/21/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The NHL Kings named BILL O''FLAHERTY Dir of Player Personnel. O''Flaherty had been Athletic Dir at Clarkson Univ. for the past 11 years (Kings)....The American Bowling Congress elected ROGER DALKIN as

Tags: ABC, Cleveland Cavaliers, Los Angeles Kings, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/21/97
MEDIA NOTES

In reviewing ABC''s coverage of the British Open, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE''s Michael Hirsley writes the telecast "had its moments, memorable and not" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 7/21). In Toronto, Rob Longley write

Tags: ABC, BSkyB, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Wizards

07/21/97
TEAMS EYE ALTERNATIVES AS UNION STATION ARENA PLAN DROPPED

The Maple Leafs declared "any hope" of building a C$300M arena at Union Station "dead," after team and city officials were still C$40M apart after three weeks of negotiations, according to Bruce DeMar

Tags: Facilities, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors

07/21/97
JORDAN THINKS IT'S ABOUT TIME TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION

Michael Jordan has sued cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc. and NY-based watch wholesaler M.Z. Berger & Co. for $100M in damages, "charging they used his name and image in a sales promotion without his

Tags: Wilson Sporting Goods

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