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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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09/18/13
SportsBusiness Daily: New Date Requested For Super Bowl Trial

Lawyers for the nine ticketholders suing the NFL over the '11 temporary seating fiasco at Super Bowl XLV in Arlington asked the federal court hearing the case to move the date for the scheduled trial from Oct. 15 to after February 24, 2014. The NFL signed on to the request. The law firm representing ...

09/10/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Adam Silver On NBA's Future Outlook

NBA Deputy Commissioner & COO Adam Silver today said the league for the first time is in the process of appointing an owners' media committee, and the sport is in early talks to renew its TV contracts. Speaking at the Bloomberg Sports Business Conference, Silver said the league as it tran ...

09/09/13
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL teams to make settlement payments

The NFL plans to have its teams instead of the league make the recently agreed to payments to retired players over concussion-related injuries so that the clubs can account for the payments as tax-deductible business expenses, sources said. Because the NFL league office is structured as a not-for ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

09/06/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Lawyers Ordered To Drop NFL Films Suits

Declaring the “conscience” of the court had been shocked, a Minnesota federal court judge ordered lawyers to withdraw two lawsuits against NFL Films, saying they violated an injunction against such actions while the settlement in the Dryer v NFL case proceeded. Hundreds of players have f ...

09/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: The Bucs' fresh approach to business

Less than two years ago, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sent a collection agency after Tom Wiebe, who like other Bucs fans at the time tried to walk away from the remainder of his season-ticket payments. The small business owner had been buying tickets since 1998 but felt fans were being treated poorly by ...

Tags: In-Depth, NFL Season Preview

09/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Jags choose their own road

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are often lumped together: Florida NFL teams separated by a few hundred miles, modest fan bases, issues with attendance, struggling local economies, and owners who later bought English Premier League teams. That may be so (though the Jaguars have ...

Tags: In-Depth, NFL Season Preview

09/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Globosport ready for spotlight

Imagine a star player announcing a high-profile agent search, interviewing all the top outfits. And in the end he chooses one of his colleagues, a player. Impossible? Not in tennis, where that scenario played out with U.S. Open and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray tapping doubles specialist Mahesh ...

Tags: IBL, Tennis, U.S. Open, Wimbledon, Champion, Ping, Cialis, IMG, India, NTRA, Cricket, TES, International, Asia, Middle East, Franchises

09/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL teams to watch

Swimming upstream The Dolphins lost bids to host the Super Bowl and have failed to gain approval for a fan vote on stadium upgrades. Photo by: Getty Images The Miami Dolphins had a stormy off ...

Tags: In-Depth, NFL Season Preview

09/02/13
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL details perks package

The NFL this week is unveiling its first package of benefits for the league’s roughly 1 million season-ticket holders, a program called The Membership Club. The program provides for any NFL season-ticket holder to get RedZone for free on h ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL Season Preview

08/29/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Plaintiffs' Lawyer Satisfied With Settlement, Calls Negotiations ...

The NFL was negotiating the final details of the $765M settlement with retirees right up until this morning, said Christopher Seeger , co-counsel for the retirees. Seeger sounds satisfied with the amount, and rebuffed questions from reporters asking if it was less than he expected. An insurance com ...

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