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Daniel Kaplan

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

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NFL looks for CMO after exec changes

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 09 / 01 / 14

The NFL is conducting a search for a new chief marketing officer after a series of high-level organizational changes that Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined in a memo sent last week to teams and league officials. Grubman ...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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08/25/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Grand plan for tennis

The current overhaul of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center will help propel U.S. Open revenue to roughly $320 million when the work is fully complete in 2018, up from $260 million for this year’s event, tennis sources said. While $60 million more is substantial, unlike typical ...

Tags: In-Depth, Facilities, Events and Attractions

08/25/14
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL, DirecTV on verge of Ticket deal

The NFL is on the verge of a deal with DirecTV for its Sunday Ticket package that will see its average annual rights fee increase to between $1.3 billion and $1.4 billion over the next decade. Though several issues still need to be ironed out, a broad agreement has been reached on the price and l ...

Tags: Media

08/25/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Yonex re-signs Wawrinka

Yonex has agreed to re-sign Stanislas Wawrinka to a deal that is the most lucrative contract in the Japanese company’s history. Wawrinka will earn nearly $20 million. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

08/22/14
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Soler Stays On As Head Of IMG Tennis

IMG, a division of William Morris Endeavor, has re-signed Fernando Soler as head of the tennis division. IMG confirmed the Spaniard had re-signed, but declined to provide other details. A source said he signed for another three years. Soler assumed the top tennis spot in '06. He has been with the fi ...

Tags: Media, North America

08/21/14
SportsBusiness Daily: IMG Re-Signs Tennis Agent Fernando Soler

IMG, a division of William Morris Endeavor, has re-signed Fernando Soler as head of the tennis division. IMG confirmed Soler will stay with the company, but declined to provide other details. A source said he signed for another three years. Soler assumed the top tennis spot in ‘06. He has been ...

Tags: Labor and Agents, IMG

08/21/14
SportsBusiness Daily: IMG Re-Signs Soler To Head Up Tennis

IMG, a division of William Morris Endeavor, has re-signed Fernando Soler as head of the tennis division. IMG confirmed the Spaniard had re-signed, but declined to provide other details. A source said he signed for another three years. Soler assumed the top tennis spot in '06. He has been with the ...

08/20/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Tag Heuer To Sponsor N.Y. Marathon

Tag Heuer is the new official timekeeper of the TCS N.Y. Marathon in a deal through '16. The Marathon and watchmaker are scheduled to announce the sponsorship later today. Tag Heuer replaces Timex, which sponsored the race from '08-13. As part of the deal, Tag will sponsor a promotion for the race&r ...

08/18/14
SportsBusiness Journal: USTA envisions centralized replay Open

The U.S. Open Tennis Championships may soon deploy centralized instant replay. The U.S. Tennis Association, which owns and operates the two-week tournament, is seeking to create a single, command-type center where all replay reviews are conducted. Currently replay occurs on an on-court video boar ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

08/18/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Tennis’ publisher buys controlling stake

Jeff Williams, publisher of Tennis magazine, has acquired the controlling stake in Tennis Media Co., which owns the magazine and the related tennis.com. Williams acquired the stake from incumbents Bob Miller and George Mackin, who will remain as investors. Williams declined to disclose financial ...

Tags: Media

08/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Official Explains Tablet Wi-Fi Problems

A weather forecasting station caused the Wi-Fi connectivity problem with coaches’ tablets during the Redskins-Patriots preseason game last week, said NFL Chief Information Officer Michelle McKenna . Patriots coach Bill Belichick made news this week when he said his tablet’s Wi-Fi did ...

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