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Time To Participate In The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 20 / 14

It’s time to make your opinion known as the 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is underway. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * How often do you watch live sports on a mobile device? ...

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07/21/97
LEAGUE NOTES

At Troon, four-day attendance at the British Open was 176,500, up from 161,000 when the tournament was last held there in ''89 (AP, 7/21)....The Colorado Silver Bullets women''s baseball team has rece

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/21/97
USTA'S NEW AD CAMPAIGN TOUTS GAME AGAINST OTHER SPORTS

The USTA debuted a series of ads as part of a national TV campaign created by Grybauskas Beatrice, N.Y. "Tennis vs. Other Sports", a series of three 30-second spots that are part of a low seven-figure

Tags: American Express, CBS, ESPN, Fila USA, IBM, Nike, PepsiCo, Time Warner, USTA, Viacom, Walt Disney, Wilson Sporting Goods

07/21/97
TORONTO REPORT HAS BEESTON NAMED TO MLB POST THIS WEEK

Blue Jays CEO Paul Beeston "this week will accept a position as CEO of Major League Baseball and leave the Jays," according to Bob Elliott of the TORONTO SUN. Bob Nicholson, the team''s VP/Business, w

Tags: Anheuser Busch, ESPN, Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

07/21/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In Chicago, Jay Mariotti, on DENNIS RODMAN: "He is past tense, way low on the hip quotient. Pop culture swiftly has moved on to something else. And today, we demand the Bulls move on, too" (CHICAGO SU

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Miami Marlins, NASCAR, People and Pop Culture

07/21/97
CNN/SI INTRODUCES SPORTSIM FANTASY AREA TO NEW WEB SITE

CNN/SI has added SportSim, "a free fantasy sports environment," to its web site located at http://www.CNNSI. com, according to Nzong Xiong of the N.Y. TIMES. SportSim is a joint venture between CNN/SI

Tags: Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

07/21/97
VIKINGS RELEASE FINANCES, WANT NEW SHARED STADIUM WITH TWINS

In releasing 13 years of financial details to the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, Vikings President Roger Headrick said Friday his company is in "dire straits," and asserted that the only a

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

07/21/97
NFL NEWS & NOTES: WILL IRISH EYES SMILE ON BEARS-STEELERS?

The NFL hopes a Bears-Steelers exhibition game this week in Dublin, Ireland, will draw between 35,000-40,000, according to Don Pierson of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. NFL Dir of Int''l PR Pete Abitante said a

Tags: Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

07/21/97
MEDIA NOTES

In reviewing ABC''s coverage of the British Open, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE''s Michael Hirsley writes the telecast "had its moments, memorable and not" (CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 7/21). In Toronto, Rob Longley write

Tags: ABC, BSkyB, CBS, Comcast-Spectacor, ESPN, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney, Washington Wizards

07/21/97
JORDAN THINKS IT'S ABOUT TIME TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION

Michael Jordan has sued cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc. and NY-based watch wholesaler M.Z. Berger & Co. for $100M in damages, "charging they used his name and image in a sales promotion without his

Tags: Wilson Sporting Goods

07/21/97
CALLAWAY GOLF TAKES ODYSSEY WITH $130M ACQUISITION

CA-based Callaway Golf announced today that it has reached an agreement with U.S. Industries to buy the assets of its subsidiary, Odyssey Sports Inc., for $130M in cash. Odyssey Sports makes Odyssey p

Tags: Callaway Golf, LPGA, Nike, PGA Tour

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