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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 05 / 15

“Normally, in the third round, the third day of a draft, we're showing fans, diehards asleep in the fourth level of Radio City Music Hall. Now there were a quarter of a million people strolling around Grant Park” – NFL Network’s Rich Eisen , on the NFL Draft in Chicago this ...

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02/12/99
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

Petersen Publishing named MARK GOLDSMITH VP & Exec Publisher of the Sports Group, while GIB CHAPMAN has been promoted to Group Publisher of the Sports Group. Goldsmith was previously VP & Group Publis

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions, Nashville Predators, People and Pop Culture

02/12/99
PROSERV, INC. SEEKS ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

ProServ, Inc., a leading international sports marketing and consulting firm, and a division of The Marquee Group, is seeking an Account Executive to join our Corporate Consulting Division. The ideal c

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02/12/99
EVENT & ATTRACTION NOTES

SOCCER: In Toronto, Norman Da Costa wrote that ticket sales for this year''s Women''s World Cup have "hit unprecedented heights," as 215,000 tickets have been purchased and 25,000 have been sold for t

Tags: ATP, Events and Attractions, NBC

02/12/99
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Denver Post sports columnist TODD PHIPERS died on Wednesday after battling cancer since last fall. He was 58 (DENVER POST, 2/11)....JAY LENO will drive the Chevrolet Monte Carlo pace car at the start

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Formula One, General Motors, MLB, San Diego Padres, People and Pop Culture

02/12/99
NEW YORK YANKEES SEEK STAFF LEGAL COUNSEL

The New York Yankees have an immediate opening for a Staff Legal Counsel. Qualified candidates should have 5 years corporate/contract law experience. Labor and ADA Law experience a plus. Please fax re

Tags: Classified Advertisements, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

02/12/99
CANADIAN PRO TEAMS KNOW THEY MUST LIVE WITH NO FINANCIAL AID

Canadian team execs and league officials are "disappointed but not surprised" that the federal budget "will likely not provide any relief for [their] financial difficulties," according to Michael Gran

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks

02/12/99
FINAL NATIONAL RATINGS FOR LAST WEEKEND'S SPORTS EVENTS

The following lists the final national Nielsen ratings for last weekend''s network sporting events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR Soccer: U.S. vs Germany 6-Feb ABC 1:00-3:00pm 1.0/3 NCAA Men

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, ATT, CBS, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, NHL, Nielsen, Media, Utah Jazz, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/12/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

HOCKEY: IHL President Doug Moss will be in Las Vegas next week "trying to find another arena in town that might be interested in hosting Thunder games" for the ''99-2000 season. The Thunder are leavin

Tags: AEG, Cincinnati Reds, DC United, Detroit Pistons, ECHL, Franchises, MLB, NPSL, Palace Sports & Entertainment, Tampa Bay Lightning

02/12/99
RICHARD BURKE HOWLS OUT: "COYOTES AREN'T FOR SALE"

Coyotes Owner Richard Burke "denied for the first time publicly" the rumors that his franchise is for sale, according to Bob McManaman of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. Burke: "It''s total BS. I am not selling

Tags: Franchises, Arizona Coyotes

02/12/99
CBS STAKE IN SPORTSLINE UP TO 18% IN EXCHANGE FOR PROMOS

CBS has increased its ownership stake in FL-based SportsLine USA while extending its marketing pact an additional five years, according to Richard Katz of DAILY VARIETY. The initial agreement between

Tags: CBS, NFL, Media, Viacom

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