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Christopher Botta

Christopher Botta covers hockey and soccer for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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TD Garden Integrating LinkedIn Into New B2B Program

04 / 10 / 14

TD Garden today is announcing the formation of a B2B program that features the integration of LinkedIn for business leaders and other fans in the arena’s premium-seating areas. The program will debut next week for the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the Bruins. Membership in the program,...

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UA Unveils First Kits For Tottenham Hotspur

Under Armour and EPL club Tottenham Hotspur today unveiled the club’s new home and away kits for the '12-13 season. UA’s five-year agreement to be the “technical partner” of Tottenham is the apparel brand’s first with an EPL team and its largest team sponsorship to date ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Under Armour

Thohir, Levien Join DC United Ownership Group

76ers minority Owners Erick Thohir and Jason Levien have formally joined Will Chang as co-Owners of the operating rights to MLS DC United. The club announced at a press conference this afternoon that Thohir and Levien will serve as Managing Partners of the club. The Indonesia-based Thohir is c ...

FC Dallas Signs AdvoCare As Jersey Sponsor

MLS FC Dallas introduced AdvoCare as its jersey sponsor at a press conference this morning. AdvoCare is a Texas-based health and wellness company that offers energy, weight-loss, nutrition and sports performance products. “Our ultimate goal was to find the perfect partner,” said FC Dalla ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, FC Dallas

English Soccer Club Derby To Offer Demand-Based Pricing

English soccer club Derby County will become the first sports team in the country to offer demand-based pricing. The policy, which is expected to be announced today, will begin with match tickets for its home fixtures from the start of the ‘12-13 season. The team said its goal is to attract ne ...

Tags: English Premier League, Franchises

Source: Devils Find New Investor

The Devils apparently have found a solution to regaining their financial footing. According to a source close to the situation, Devils Owner Jeffrey Vanderbeek has finalized a deal with a new investor that will enable the franchise to get out of debt. The source said the deal would keep Vanderbeek ...

NHL Rangers Hosting Free Viewing Party

The NHL Rangers today will announce that they are hosting a free viewing party on Monday at MSG for fans to watch Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Devils. The event is sponsored by Chase. "Throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs, we wanted to engage Rangers fans ...

Dynamo Prep For New Stadium Soft Opening

The MLS Dynamo will officially open BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday when they host DC United, but the venue will host its first soccer game tonight. The Dynamo are using a match between its youth academy team and the U-17 U. S. National Team as a dress rehearsal for the grand opening. Season-ticket ...

Tags: Facilities, Houston Dynamo

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