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Daniel Kaplan

Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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AFL Wrapping Up Season As Commissioner Looks To Shore Up Ownership Ranks For '16

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 15

The AFL wraps up its latest season on Saturday night with the 28th ArenaBowl, concluding its first year under Commissioner Scott Butera, who expects more teams, better TV ratings and a stronger public relations push for the '16 season. The '15 season, which had 12 teams that started play in Mar...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, Arena Football League

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01/13/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Dolphins Hire AEG's Todd Kline

The Dolphins have hired Todd Kline as Chief Commercial Officer, a newly created position. He previously was Senior VP/Partnership & Media Sales at AEG. In his new position, Kline will oversee all sponsor revenue, a responsibility that previously has been under Jeremy Walls . Walls is dr ...

01/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Chargers exec: Rams don’t deserve L.A.

The San Diego Chargers plan to actively oppose the potential relocation to the Los Angeles area of the St. Louis Rams, whose owner last week unveiled plans for an 80,000-seat NFL stadium in the suburb of Inglewood. That opposition could take several forms, from internally mounting resistance within ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

01/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: NFLPA hopeful focuses on health benefits

Most elections have a front-runner and an underdog, as is the case for the March vote for executive director of the NFL Players Association, with incumbent DeMaurice Smith the former and challenger Sean Gilbert the latter. And now, the election may have its gadfly candidate as well: James Acho, a ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

01/09/15
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Radwanska Adds Workday As Sponsor

Tennis player Agnieszka Radwanska is apparently endorsing Silicon Valley-based software company Workday. The WTA Tour’s fifth-ranked player in the world was wearing the company’s logo on her dress in an Australian Open tune-up event this week. Workday is an NYSE-listed company with reven ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe

01/08/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Mueller Report Exonerates NFL

A long-awaited report commissioned by the NFL and conducted by former FBI Dir Robert Mueller was released this afternoon and found that no one at the NFL received the video of Ray Rice punching his wife in a casino elevator before it was revealed by TMZ on Sept. 8. The AP reported shortly after ...

01/08/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Radwanska Adds Workday As Sponsor

Tennis player Agnieszka Radwanska is apparently endorsing Silicon Valley-based software company Workday. The WTA Tour’s fifth-ranked player in the world was wearing the company’s logo on her dress in an Australian Open tune-up event this week. Workday is an NYSE-listed company with reve ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

01/05/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Power in the pod?

When tennis star Novak Djokovic was asked several years ago about a report he used a hyperbaric oxygen chamber as part of his conditioning, he denied the story. Truth was he did use a pressurized oxygen chamber, but he took advantage, sources said, of the questioner’s confusion with the differ ...

Tags: In-Depth, Finance

01/05/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Upstarts tout concussion tech

Pressurized oxygen chambers. Blood biomarkers. Shock-absorbing helmets. Advanced brain imaging. These are just some of the products winding their way through development at hundreds of startups, large and small, in response to the national and NFL focus on traumatic brain injuries (TBI). And lik ...

Tags: In-Depth, Finance

01/05/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Lawsuit against Rosenhaus to proceed

Editor’s note: This story is revised from the print edition. There is enough evidence that top NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus had a close business relationship with NFLPA arbitrator Roger Kaplan to allow a lawsuit against the agent to proceed, a federal court judge ruled late last month. F ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

12/17/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Dismisses NFL Painkiller Lawsuit

A federal court judge today dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL brought by former players alleging the league failed to oversee the distribution of prescription painkillers. Judge William Alsup ruled that the lawsuit was preempted by federal labor law, as the NFL had contended, because the pl ...

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