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Daniel Kaplan

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

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Barclays Center rep: Seeking ‘strategic partner’

Published in On The Ground on 10 / 20 / 14

SportsBusiness Journal reported this morning that Barclays Center is for sale . This afternoon, arena representatives provided the following statement, attributable to spokesman Barry Baum. “Our goal is to identify a strategic partner as we continue to capitalize on the great performance o...

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12/09/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Officials Outline Super Bowl Transit Plan

Leaders of the N.Y./N.J. Super Bowl Host Committee and local transit execs today outlined a far-ranging transit plan for the Feb. 2 game, which is being dubbed the first mass transit Super Bowl. Fewer than 13,000 parking spots are available, half the normal amount at MetLife Stadium, which seats 82, ...

12/09/13
SportsBusiness Journal: CMO Walker leaving WTA Tour

The WTA Tour’s chief marketing officer and its chief spokesman are departing the circuit by the end of the year. Andrew Walker, 42, a decade-long veteran of the WTA, will leave his CMO post Dec. 31 and is examining career opportunities. “Since joining the WTA in 2003, Andrew has pla ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

12/05/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Silva Leaving ATP To Join Federer's Agency

Sources said ATP Dir of Player Services Andre Silva is leaving the tour to join the management agency founded by Roger Federer and Tony Godsick , the star player’s agent. Silva, who also was the tournament director for the season ending championships, leaves the ATP on Dec. 31. The ...

12/04/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Super Bowl Committee To Host Transit Briefing

The N.Y./N.J. Super Bowl Host Committee will hold a transit press briefing Monday at the Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station in Secaucus, N.J. The station is where passengers transfer to a short rail link to MetLife Stadium. The Host Committee is expecting 80% of the game's attendees to arrive via publ ...

12/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP adding Michelob Ultra to U.S. nets

Michelob’s branding of the nets at the ATP’s 10 U.S. tourneys is seen on a mock-up from the Miami event. Photo illustration: ATP Editor’s note: This story is revised from the p ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

11/25/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Molson Coors to sell Rockies stake

Coors has been linked with the Rockies since before they began play in 1993. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES Molson Coors is selling its nearly 15 percent stake in the Colorado Rockies to Ariz ...

Tags: Franchises

11/25/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Contrast in revenue for tennis tours

Revenue for the ATP World Tour surged in 2012 and was flat for the WTA Tour, according to the most recent tax returns filed by the circuits. At the men’s tour, revenue jumped 12 percent to $91 million, leading to a nearly $16 million surplus for the organization. Meanwhile, the WTA’s ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/22/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Site Lets Fans Reserve Super Bowl Tickets

Chicago-based Forward Market Media (FMM) today is launching a website exchang e that will allow NFL fans to lock in tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII, as well as other events, airline tickets and perks around the game. For a reservation fee, consumers can lock in a face-value ticket, hote ...

11/18/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Equity fund will shop for farm teams

The ownership group behind the Class AAA Reno (Nevada) Aces is raising a $100 million equity fund to buy up to seven more Minor League Baseball teams. The fund, titled Manhattan Capital Sports Acquisition, already has $20 million and is in the p ...

Tags: Finance

11/18/13
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP selects Kermode as next leader

The ATP board of directors has selected British tournament director Chris Kermode as the tour’s next leader, three tennis sources said late last week. Contractual details were being negotiated at press time. Chris Kermode ru ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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