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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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12/13/96
NBA, BULLS SETTLE IN WGN CASE; AD REVENUE PART OF DEAL

The NBA, the Bulls and WGN-TV reached agreement over its longstanding litigation regarding WGN''s carriage of Bulls telecasts. The NBA has licensed WGN to televise 15 Bulls games nationally for the ne

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBA

12/13/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTION

GREG BOURIS joins SportsChannel N.Y. as Dir/ PR & Communications, from a media relations position with the Islanders. Bouris replaces DIANNE FERRIS, who becomes a consultant (GOULD MEDIA, 12/12).

Tags: New York Islanders, People and Pop Culture

12/12/96
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: NBA Attendance Through December 8 ''96-97 YEAR-TO-DATE TEAM HOME DATES AVG. TOTAL %CAP ''95-96 AVG. TOTAL +/- ATTEND FROM ''95 - 96 CHA 7 24,042 168,294 100% 24,042 No Change CHI 8 23,845 190,7

Tags: NBA, The Back of the Book

12/12/96
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

LAUREEN ONG, Senior VP/GM of Prism and SportsChannel Philadelphia, will resign to take a management job with Fox Sports. TERRI MORSE, Prism and SportsChannel veteran, has been promoted to Ong''s posit

Tags: News Corp./Fox, Phoenix Coyotes, Southwest Sports Group, People and Pop Culture, Texas Rangers

12/12/96
L.A. STORY: NFL OFFICIALS IN TOWN TO DISCUSS CITY'S FUTURE

NFL officials were in Southern CA to discuss returning pro football to the region, according to the L.A. TIMES. NFL Senior VP/League Development Roger Goodell and NFL Stadium Committee Chair Jerry Ric

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

12/12/96
EWING ATHLETICS FILES SUIT OVER DISTRIBUTION SNAFUS

Patrick Ewing''s Ewing Athletics has filed a $28M suit against NY-based Next Sports, Inc., the now-defunct distributor of the "Patrick Ewing 33" shoe brand, charging it with "scheming to defraud" the

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, Nike, Oakland Athletics

12/12/96
ADIDAS GOES ONLINE WITH TOUCH-SCREEN KIOSKS IN EUROPE

Adidas is planning to unveil a branded touch-screen terminal throughout Germany, the UK, France and Italy, that will entertain and inform consumers in retail stores with pictures, words and sound, inc

Tags: Washington Nationals

12/12/96
GOLF DIGEST'S 36 MOST POWERFUL PEOPLE IN GOLF

The annual edition of "Golf''s Most Powerful" people determined by GOLF DIGEST is listed in the January issue. The following are the Top 36 (GOLF DIGEST, 1/97 issue). RANK NAME AGE POSITION 1 Tim Finc

Tags: ABC, Callaway Golf, CBS, ESPN, Acushnet, General Motors, IMG, LPGA, NBC, PGA Tour, People and Pop Culture, USGA, Viacom, Walt Disney

12/12/96
LEVIN AND TURNER SET TO IGNITE SWITCH FOR CNN/SI PREMIERE

CNN/SI, the 24-hour, all-sports channel, will officially launch today, with Time Warner Chair Gerald Levin and Vice Chair Ted Turner presiding over the premiere at 8:00pm ET from the Western Cable Con

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner, Walt Disney

12/12/96
MLB TEAM NOTES: WILL JAYS HOLD OUT TO IMPROVE PRODUCT?

Sources close to the Blue Jays say the team will not negotiate a new TV contract until next year, according to William Houston of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Management "anticipates that its upgrading o

Tags: Cablevision, ESPN, Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals, News Corp./Fox, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

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