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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

04 / 15 / 14

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners today expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite several high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell . Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business S...

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09/06/95
PUBLIC HEARINGS BEGIN ON NEW STADIUM FOR THE BREW CREW

The first of three public hearings on a new stadium for the Brewers was held yesterday, with a crowd of several hundred people "roughly divided" on plans to pay for the $300M project with two local ta

Tags: Facilities, Milwaukee Brewers

09/06/95
USGA EXTENDS AGREEMENTS WITH NBC AND ESPN

The USGA has announced agreements with broadcast partners ESPN and NBC that will "expand the responsibilities of both networks in presenting USGA Championships." NBC will extend its hours of U.S. Open

Tags: ESPN, NBC, Media, USGA, Walt Disney

09/06/95
THE SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY TURNSTILE TRACKER

TODAY: Week 1 NFL Home Attendance NFC HOME ''95 YEAR-TO-DATE ''94 TIX REVENUE TEAM DATES AVG. TIX REVENUE AVG. +/- FROM ''94 NYG 1 78,018 $36 $2,808,648 76,130 + $67,968 NOS^ 1 68,362 $30 $2,051,280 6

Tags: NFL, The Back of the Book

09/06/95
QUOTE OF THE DAY

"It''s her first day of school and I plan to get up and take her to school." -- Cal Ripken, on his daughter and the "big festivity" he has planned today ("Baseball Tonight," ESPN, 9/5).

Tags: ESPN, Front Page, Walt Disney

09/06/95
FRANCHISE NOTES: ROUND-UP FROM NFL CITIES

Oakland Football Marketing Association officials acknowledged Tuesday that about 150 people were turned away from Sunday''s game with the Chargers because of "foul-ups." The group said 150 game-day pr

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers

09/06/95
CUBS RUN "UNPRECEDENTED" PROMOTION TO BUILD YOUNG FAN BASE

In his "On Marketing" column, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE''s George Lazarus profiles the Cubs'' "interesting approach to rebuild fan loyalty, especially among young people." The Cubs-Tribune "autograph-fest s

Tags: Chicago Cubs, MLB

09/06/95
INTERACTIVE UPDATE: SPORTS ILLUSTRATED LAUNCHES WEB SITE

Yesterday, Sports Illustrated launched a "sports information and entertainment area" on Time Warner''s Pathfinder site on the World Wide Web. Called SPORTS ACCESS FROM SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, the site wil

Tags: News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nielsen, Sports Illustrated, Media, Time Warner

09/06/95
NFL NEWS: LEAGUE LOOKS TO MARKET FOOTBALL FREAK DATABASE

The NFL is exploring the "burgeoning area" of database marketing as an add-on consumer vehicle with which to attract and service sponsors, as well as coordinate and share market research among sponsor

Tags: Foot Locker/Venator Group, McDonalds, News Corp./Fox, NFL, Nike, Reebok, Sports Illustrated, Visa

09/06/95
STADIUM NOTES: 49ERS COULD OPEN SEASON AT "3COM PARK"

If the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission approves the plan to change the name of Candlestick Park to 3Com Park at their special meeting tomorrow afternoon, new signs "will go up immediatel

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Facilities, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers

09/06/95
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

The Int''l Tennis Hall of Fame and Reebok Int''l will hold "Shoe-In ''95" at Planet Reebok today in New York. Over 30 young tennis stars will be fitted for new tennis shoes by today''s celebrities (Re

Tags: CBS, Reebok, Viacom

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