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The Predators will debut their partnership with Uber around tonight's home game against the Sabres. The deal creates an Uber Safe Ride Zone outside Bridgestone Arena ( Predators ).   Texans DE J.J. Watt today unveiled a "new colorway of hi...

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06/07/02
Names In The News

Bobby Orr BOSTON magazine lists its "40 Bostonians We Love," which includes: No. 1, Patriots QB TOM BRADY; No. 7, NHL HOFer BOBBY ORR; No. 9, ESPN''s PETER GAMMONS; No. 19 Celtics F PAUL PIERCE; No. 2

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Boston Celtics, Boston Red Sox, ESPN, Football, Hockey, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NBC, New England Patriots, NHL, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

06/07/02
Facility Notes

READY TO RUMBLE? In Boston, George Kimball writes The Pyramid officials yesterday "conceded the obvious: There may well be a conspicuous number of empty seats in the 19,000-seat building tomorrow nigh

Tags: Baseball, Boxing, Facilities, Football, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Seahawks, Vulcan Ventures

06/07/02
Media Monitor

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with Hurricanes-Red Wings Game Two, followed by Mets-Braves and Cardinals-Reds (THE DAILY). ON THE AIR: Giants LF B

Tags: Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Carolina Hurricanes, CBS, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Acushnet, Hockey, Horse Racing, Los Angeles Lakers, MasterCard, MLB, New York Mets, Sacramento Kings, San Francisco Giants, Media, St. Louis Cardinals, Viacom, Walt Disney

06/07/02
No Headline

Waiting For YES To Break YES piqued at Cablevision''s stall tactics, but says legal move won''t put it out of business. Did sparse ad sales and losses lead to exit of YES'' top marketer? They Got Eyes

06/07/02
ESPN's Stanley Cup Ad Monitor

The first chart below presents the ads that ran during ESPN''s broadcast of Game One of the Hurricanes-Red Wings Stanley Cup Finals in terms of number and length of spots. The feed monitored was from

Tags: ABC, Anheuser Busch, ATT, Carolina Hurricanes, Coca-Cola, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, General Motors, Heineken, Hockey, NHL, Southwest Airlines, Visa, Walt Disney

06/07/02
Details Of NCSN's '03 Launch

N.Y.-based National College Sports Network (NCSN), set to launch in ''03, "will offer live games and ancillary programming, focusing on college sports from basketball to football to track and field an

Tags: Colleges, ESPN, Media, Walt Disney

06/07/02
Will Bout Set PPV Buy Record?

The cable industry has predicted that the Mike Tyson-Lennox Lewis PPV fight tomorrow night "could do upwards of 1.2 million buys at $54.95 a head," according to Bob Raissman (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 6/7). US

Tags: Boxing, HBO, Showtime, Media

06/07/02
Marlins Eye Orange Bowl Home

The Marlins and the Univ. of Miami (UM) "have discussed the possibility of renovating" the Orange Bowl and "using it as a joint football/baseball facility," according to sources of Jackson, Corral & M

Tags: Baseball, Facilities, Miami Marlins, MLB

06/07/02
'Canes Reclaim Cup Tickets

Wake County Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens allowed the Hurricanes to "reclaim hundreds" of Red Wings-Hurricanes Stanley Cup Finals tickets from five resellers who have been accused of selling th

Tags: Basketball, Carolina Hurricanes, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, ESPN, Franchises, Hockey, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Walt Disney

06/07/02
Marketing Star Tony Hawk

Skateboarder Tony Hawk has become a "one-man marketing phenomenon," according to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED''s Tim Layden, who reports sales of Hawk-branded items generate over $250M annually, and Hawk has ea

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Walt Disney

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