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SportsBusiness Daily Seeks Entry-Level Staff Writer

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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07/09/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

In N.Y., Stuart Elliott profiles Spike DDB, the joint- venture agency between Spike Lee and DDB Needham. The six- month-old agency has billings estimated at $35M and is producing projects for sporting

Tags: Acushnet, Minnesota Vikings, News Corp./Fox, NHL, NPSL

07/09/97
BRAND KEYS LOOK TO GAUGE FAN LOYALTY THROUGH NEW MEASUREMENT

NY-based customer loyalty planning consultancy Brand Keys has applied calculations used "to determine the drivers behind brand and customer loyalty to the sports industry," according Brand Keys Presid

Tags: MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL

07/09/97
KICKING IT AT DISNEYWORLD: MLS '98 ALL-STAR GAME TO ORLANDO

The ''98 MLS All-Star Game will be held in Orlando, FL, as Walt Disney''s Wide World of Sports complex will host three days of events leading up to the August 2 game at the Citrus Bowl. The announceme

Tags: ATT, Baltimore Ravens, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLS, Nike, Walt Disney

07/09/97
NIKE ADS TOUT BASEBALL: ISN'T MLB GOOD? NORWEGIAN WOOD

Nike launched a new TV ad campaign in support of its MLB category with six spots debuting during last night''s MLB All-Star Game on Fox. Each of the 15-second ads addresses criticisms directed at base

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, News Corp./Fox, Nike, Seattle Mariners, Time Warner, Wieden Kennedy

07/09/97
MEDIA NOTES

In Boston, Manley & Jensen report that WEEI-AM did not renew Celtics announcer Spencer Ross''s contract and instead signed a multiyear deal with Howard David to handle play-by- play (BOSTON GLOBE, 7/9

Tags: ABC, Baltimore Orioles, Boston Celtics, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., ESPN, IBM, NBA, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney, WNBA

07/09/97
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: MLB American League Attendance Through July 6 ''97 YEAR-TO-DATE COMPARISONS TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL % CAP ''96 AVG. % +/- ''95 AVG. % +/- TEX 46 37,952 1,745,798 77% 35,019 + 8% 27,582 +38%

Tags: MLB, The Back of the Book

07/09/97
FEDERAL PROSECUTORS REPORTEDLY INVESTIGATING JOHN SPANO

U.S. Justice Department lawyers "have asked for copies of court documents involving allegations of fraud against would-be" Islanders Owner John Spano, and "sources confirmed that federal prosecutors h

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders, NHL

07/09/97
IIHF IN-LINE CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCES NINE NEW SPONSORS

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) In-Line Hockey World Championship announced it has reached agreements with nine additional sponsors for the July 17-25 tournament in Anaheim, CA. Joining

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Coca-Cola, MBNA America Bank, News Corp./Fox, Toyota

07/09/97
CFL LOOKING TO IMPROVE ITS DEFENSE WITH NEW COMMISSIONER?

The CFL "was prepared to offer" Canada''s former Defense Minister, Doug Young, the position of league commissioner, but Young last week announced plans to start his own lobbying firm, according to Mar

Tags: CFL, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

07/09/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

JAY GROSSMAN, Dir of Hockey Ops for Athletes & Artists, has been named VP/Marquee Hockey, a new division of The Marquee Group (The Marquee Group)....LISA OLSON has been hired by the N.Y. Daily News as

Tags: New England Patriots, New York Mets, New York Yankees, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, YankeeNets

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