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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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10/17/01
Study Shows Skiers Off Slopes

Between 20-30% of "all preplanned trips — both business and leisure — have been canceled or postponed" following the September 11 terrorist attacks, according to preliminary results of a stu

Tags: Sports in Society, Winter Sports

10/10/01
Nike Pulls Employees

Nike "began pulling most of its expatriate employees out of Indonesia Tuesday to protect them from possible violence following the U.S.-led attack on Afghanistan," according to Boaz Herzog of the Port

Tags: Nike, Reebok, Sports in Society

10/09/01
NFL's Tolerance Commercial

A new 30-second spot urging tolerance and respect for diversity aired nationally during last night "MNF" Rams-Lions game on ABC. The TV spot was part of a partnership between the NFL/NFLPA and U.S. Re

Tags: ABC, Baseball, Detroit Lions, Football, MLB, MLS, NFL, Soccer, Sports in Society, St. Louis Rams, Walt Disney

09/25/01
Honda Asks For Tolerance Ads

Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) "is spearheading an effort by some members of Congress to have messages of tolerance broadcast at professional sporting events to help end the ethnic backlash that has fol

Tags: Baseball, Football, Hockey, NFL, San Jose Sharks, Soccer, Sports in Society

09/24/01
Mets May Still Wear New Caps

MLB "will not stop the Mets from wearing caps to honor" N.Y.''s police department, fire department and EMS, according to Pete Caldera of the Bergen RECORD. One baseball official said, "It''s not a con

Tags: Baseball, Cablevision, Comcast-Spectacor, Hockey, MLB, New York Mets, New York Rangers, NHL, Philadelphia Flyers, Sports in Society, Tennis, USTA

09/21/01
Latest Sports Donations

The NFL and the NFLPA announced yesterday they will each contribute a minimum of $5M to organizations aiding victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks, according to a USA TODAY report. Contributio

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Football, Horse Racing, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NFL, San Francisco Giants, Sports in Society, Toronto Blue Jays

09/21/01
Last Legacy Of September 11

Since the September 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., "the way America reacts to every aspect of life has come under internal review, ... including sports," according to Thomas Boswell of the WASHINGT

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, ESPN, Football, Golf, Hockey, MLB, Nike, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Southwest Sports Group, Sports in Society, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Walt Disney

09/20/01
Sports Donations Pouring In

MLB and the MLBPA yesterday announced the creation of the MLB-MLBPA Disaster Relief Fund to aid victims of last week''s tragedy. MLB and the MLBPA will each contribute $5M to the fund. Distributions o

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09/19/01
Sports Relief Efforts

In the "aftermath of last week''s terrorist attacks, a transforming moment apparently occurred," according to Jere Longman of the N.Y. TIMES, who writes, "Athletes were generous with their time and mo

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09/18/01
Sports World Relief Efforts

The Braves, Thrashers and Hawks have donated $200,000 to relief efforts for last week''s terrorist attacks. The charitable foundation of each team donated $50,000 and players, management and staff fro

Tags: AEG, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers, Baseball, Basketball, Chicago Blackhawks, Hockey, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles Galaxy, Soccer, Sports in Society, Time Warner

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