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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15

The GLOBE & MAIL notes in the NHL's "salary-cap era, now in its 10th season, the one person" who can make the "difference between good and great" is the GM. Team-building "while finding market efficiencies has become paramount." SHREVEPORT TIMES: "Thanks to nearly $1.5 million in losses ove...

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09/24/98
SPORTS MEDIA CONSULTING FIRM SEEKS SENIOR STAFF MEMBER

Prominent sports media consulting firm seeks to hire a senior staff person to assist in the development of a new sponsorship valuation practice. Minimum of four years experience in marketing sponsorsh

Tags: Classified Advertisements

09/24/98
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The Blue Jays named MARK LEMMON Dir of Corporate Partnerships (WASHINGTON POST, 9/24)....MLS Fusion VP & GM LEO STILLITANO resigned Tuesday. COO BETTY D''ANJOLELL will handle his duties on an interim

Tags: People and Pop Culture, Toronto Blue Jays

09/24/98
YOU CAN SAY GOODBYE TO ANDRO AS ESPN PULLS COMMERCIALS

ESPN, "bowing to public pressure," pulled commercials for androstenedione off the air, according to an AP report. The MetRx ad ran during Tuesday''s "American Muscle" show, and was scheduled to run ag

Tags: ESPN, News Corp./Fox, Media, Walt Disney

09/24/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

For the price of one Canadian loonie a year, Ben Johnson has offered to become the anti-drugs spokesperson for the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sports. Johnson''s agent, Morris Chrobotek: "I recommen

Tags: Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Reds, ESPN, Walt Disney

09/24/98
IT'LL BE JUST LIKE STARTING OVER: NBA AND UNION TALK

NBA and NBPA officials met yesterday "to work on a new contract, but an hour of discussion did little, if anything, to dispel the reality that the season is very unlikely to start on time," according

Tags: Cablevision, Indiana Pacers, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA, New York Knicks

09/23/98
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

PEPSI STUFF: PepsiCo will use the World Series on Fox "to launch its estimated" $50M campaign for Pepsi One, its newest diet cola (AD AGE, 9/21). BRANDWEEK puts the media push for Pepsi One at $15M, w

Tags: Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, NBA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PepsiCo, Sports Illustrated, UPS, Visa

09/23/98
MEDIA NOTES

HOME RUN DERBY: HarperCollins'' HarperEntertainment and MLB have reached a deal to release "Race for the Record," a new book due "just in time for the World Series." The book will feature the HR chase

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, CBS, ESPN, Gale Force Holdings, MLB, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Showtime, Media, Viacom, Vulcan Ventures, Walt Disney

09/23/98
ISLANDERS AND NASSAU COLISEUM READY TO GO A-COURTIN'

The "standoff" between the Islanders and SMG "may come to a head" at a court hearing today, as SMG will try to prevent the team from playing its home games outside the arena, according to Hadrick & Kr

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Comcast-Spectacor, Franchises, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Philadelphia Flyers, YankeeNets

09/23/98
SHARKS LOOK TO BUY CITY RINK AND RUN LOCAL CAROUSEL

The Sharks have plans to "take over operation of both the Ice Centre of San Jose and a new carousel" soon to open across the street from San Jose Arena, according to Barry Witt of the SAN JOSE MERCURY

Tags: Facilities, San Jose Sharks

09/23/98
SFX SAYS JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO REVIEW MARQUEE ACQUISITION

In an SEC filing Tuesday, SFX Entertainment disclosed that it has "received notice of a preliminary inquiry" from the Justice Department''s Antitrust Division relating to SFX''s proposed acquisitions

Tags: BSkyB, Clear Channel/SFX Sports, IMG

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