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GoDaddy Returning As Super Bowl Advertiser For 11th Time

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 24 / 14

GoDaddy is "returning to the Super Bowl for its 11th consecutive year" as an advertiser. The company "typically airs two commercials" during the game, but "this time around only purchased one" for NBC's Feb. 1 telecast. The 30-second spot, titled "Journey Home," will feature NASCAR driver Danica Pa...

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02/11/98
OLYMPIC NOTES

Procter & Gamble plans to break ads for its Olean brand olestra fat substitute February 21 during the Games (AD AGE, 2/10)....With Web sites around the Games, USA TODAY notes people "seem to be using

Tags: ABC, CBS, NBC, Olympics, Procter and Gamble, SportsLine.com, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/11/98
LEAGUE NOTES

NFL: Following the resolution of a labor dispute in favor of the NFLPA, the league''s projected salary cap "jumped another" $1M yesterday, to $52.507M for the ''98 season (USA TODAY, 2/11)....Joe Kapp

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, New Orleans Saints, NFL

02/11/98
MARINERS ANNOUNCE $4M LOSS IN '97, DOWN FROM $13M IN '96

The Mariners said that they lost $4M in ''97, despite setting records in attendance and increasing revenues by 35%, according to David Schaefer of the SEATTLE TIMES. Last year "was the best year finan

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners

02/11/98
NBA AIMS FOR REPLICA BOOST WITH TWO-PLAYER REVERSIBLE JERSEY

The NBA will "experiment" with a reversible jersey featuring players from two different teams, to hit retail April 15, "followed by a mid-tier jersey" for fall, according to Andy Bernstein of SPORTING

Tags: NBA

02/11/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Angels announced changes in their Media Relations and Baseball Operations Departments: TIM MEAD was named VP/Communications; KEN FORSCH, Assistant GM; JEFF PARKER, Dir/Player Development; LARRY BA

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Callaway Golf, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

02/11/98
TAGLIABUE VETOES VIKINGS' PROPOSAL TO RESTRICT HEADRICK

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue on Tuesday told the Vikings "that he will not allow a Vikings board of directors committee to oversee team president Roger Headrick''s decision-making, at least in the

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

02/11/98
ALEXANDER WANTS TO TAKE THE OILERS AND RUN, BUT TO WHERE?

Rockets Owner Les Alexander has signed an agreement with Alberta Treasury Branches and Peter Pocklington to purchase the NHL Oilers. Local buyers have 30 days to keep the team in Edmonton. If the tran

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Rockets, NHL

02/11/98
JOINT ARENA MAY BE BACK ON; LEAFS TO BUY CONTROL OF RAPTORS?

A Maple Leafs-Raptors union at Air Canada Centre "may not be dead after all," according to Bird & Hornby of the TORONTO SUN, who report the city was "abuzz" yesterday with talk of a move which would s

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

02/11/98
MEDIA NOTES

The final rating for NBC Sports'' coverage of Sunday''s NBA All-Star Game was a 10.6/17, as it was watched by 34 million viewers, the third most-watched NBA All-Star Game ever (NBA). In N.Y., Steve Zi

Tags: NBA, NBC, Media

02/11/98
THE STEFFES DREAMS ARE MADE OF: P.S. STARGAMES INKS KENT

Kent Steffes has signed a management deal with MA-based P.S./StarGames. Steffes is currently a spokesperson for Fila shoes, clothing and volleyballs; Oakley sunglasses; Hawaiian Tropic and Volleyball

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