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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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08/29/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Tide Signs Player From Each NFL Team

Second-year NFL sponsor Tide this morning is announcing it has inked a player from each NFL team to serve as a "photojournalist." The players, including Saints QB Drew Brees and Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware , are dubbed Tide Team Captains. They will periodically throughout the season post on Twitter ...

08/28/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Status Conference Ordered In NFL Films Case

The judge in the NFL Films case this afternoon ordered a status conference for next week because of a related case that was filed that also alleged the NFL had used retired players' images without their permission. Judge Paul Magnuson wrote, "A status conference will be held on September 4, 2013, ...

08/28/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Lenovo, The Onion Promote Pro Bowl Contest

NFL sponsor Lenovo is working with humor site The Onion to promote a contest to choose a fan to be a '14 Pro Bowl captain under the game's new format. The Lenovo Fantasy Coach of the year will participate in the new Pro Bowl player draft and go to Hawaii to watch the first quarter from th ...

08/26/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Listen up: NFL moving to mike players

The NFL is moving to put microphones on players and coaches as another step in the league’s ongoing push to improve fans’ in-stadium experience. A timetable on introducing such enhancements has not been determined, but it’s an effort that seemingly has become more a matter of when ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/26/13
SportsBusiness Journal: What's next for the USTA?

It’s been a roller-coaster 12 months for the U.S. Tennis Association, owner of the lucrative U.S. Open starting this week, and the governing body of tennis in America. There have been big wins, like the announcement two weeks ago of a long-awaited roof plan for the main stadiums, and in May ...

Tags: In-Depth

08/23/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Facebook Advising U.S. Open Tennis On Social Outreach

Facebook for the first time is working with tennis’ U.S. Open on the tournament’s social media outreach. The social networking site will have advisers on the ground next week to advise the USTA on the best content to put on its own Facebook and Instagram account. There will be an “ ...

Tags: Media, Facebook, USTA, Tennis

08/21/13
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Films Facing New Lawsuit From Retirees

A new group of NFL retirees yesterday filed a lawsuit against NFL Films, claiming the NFL is using their images without their permission. The filing comes with a deadline next week for players to opt out of the preliminarily court-approved settlement of a similar lawsuit that was filed four years ag ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

08/21/13
SportsBusiness Daily: New Group Of NFL Retirees Files Suit

A new group of NFL retirees yesterday filed a lawsuit against NFL Films, claiming the league is using their images without their permission. The filing comes with a deadline next week for players to opt out of the preliminarily court-approved settlement of a similar lawsuit that was filed four years ...

08/20/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Corona Logo Taken Off ATP Tourney Nets

Lead ATP sponsor Corona’s logo has been off the nets of the last two North American stops as a result of a recent corporate change at the beer’s parent company. As part of Corona’s sponsorship, it is entitled to net signage at all ATP events. Corona is owned by Grupo Modelo, which ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, ATP, Anheuser Busch

08/20/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Corona Logo Absent From ATP Nets

Lead ATP sponsor Corona’s logo has been off the nets of the last two North American stops as a result of a recent corporate change at the beer’s parent company. As part of Corona’s sponsorship it is entitled to net signage at all ATP events. Corona is owned by Grupo Modelo, which w ...

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