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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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10/18/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Jerry Jones Qualifies Comments

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones on Friday issued a statement on whether discussions are occurring to create a Thursday night football doubleheader, saying now that while he is thinking about the idea, there are no active talks within the NFL on moving another Sunday afternoon game to Thursday evening. J ...

10/18/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Jones: NFL Could Have Two Thursday Games

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones said the league is discussing playing two games on Thursday nights, though nothing is imminent. That appears to contradict statements from NFL PR execs, who on Tuesday shot down a story in the Wall Street Journal that quoted a source saying the NFL was considering a Thurs ...

10/17/13
SportsBusiness Daily: $50M NFL Films Settlement Back In Court

U.S. District Court Judge  Paul Magnuson  today in Minnesota will hear arguments for and against a $50M settlement of a four-year-old lawsuit brought against NFL Films for allegedly using retirees’ images without their permission. Over 2,000 retirees, or about 9% of th ...

10/16/13
SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPA, Hernandez Files Grievances Against Pats

The NFLPA and former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez filed two grievances on his behalf yesterday against his former team, seeking $6.2M in past and future salary and bonuses. The grievances allege Hernandez is due the money because it could only be taken away if he was let go for skill, cap or injury ...

10/14/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Eagles borrow $190M over new longer term

The Philadelphia Eagles earlier this month borrowed $190 million, and notably secured a 25-year maturity on the debt. The Eagles will soon begin the first phase of $125M in renovations at Lincoln Financial Field. Ph ...

Tags: Finance

10/14/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Judge sides with Mill in ruling

A New York state judge in a decision late last month strongly sided with a financial firm that alleges the 2010 sale of Liverpool FC was the result of an underhanded deal done secretly and at a bargain basement price. While New York State Supreme Court Judge Eileen Bransten did not rule in favor ...

Tags: Law and Politics

10/14/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Change in NFL revenue sharing?

The days of wealthy NFL clubs subsidizing their lower-revenue brethren are likely nearing an end. That is because clubs bringing in the most revenue are no longer contributing to a long-running fund that was designed to assist teams in need of money to help maintain competitive balance. The pool ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/10/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Connecticut Plans To Purchase WTA Event

The state of Connecticut confirmed it plans to purchase the sanction of the WTA Tour’s New Haven Open from the USTA. In a release sent out this afternoon, the state said the Capital Region Development Authority will vote on purchasing the rights to the tournament on Oct. 17. The sale price i ...

10/09/13
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL May Spin Off Event Hospitality Business

The NFL is considering spinning off its event hospitality business into a separate company, sources close to the league said. The NFL has been approached by a company in the hospitality space to form a joint venture with the league’s NFL on Location unit, which provides exclusive travel packag ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

10/09/13
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Mulls Spinning Off Hospitality Business

The NFL is considering spinning off its event hospitality business into a separate company, sources close to the league said. The NFL has been approached by a company in the hospitality space to form a joint venture with the league’s NFL on Location unit, which provides exclusive travel p ...

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