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

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USTA Names Firm To Build Temporary No. 2 Stadium For U.S. Open

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 17 / 17

The USTA has tapped the contractor Seating Solutions to build an 8,000-seat temporary number two stadium for this year’s U.S. Open. Louis Armstrong Stadium was torn down after last year’s event, and its replacement is scheduled to open in time for the ‘18 event. Danny Zausner , th...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Owner power shifts in L.A. decision

Related stories: • Rams owner to borrow $1B for stadium • Rams’ temporary home short on premium About halfway though the news conference late Tuesday to announce the return of football to Los Angeles after 21 years, two sons of longtime NFL team owners abruptly depa ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Daily: Rams Headed To L.A. Area

NFL owners last night voted 30-2 to allow the Rams to move to L.A., with the team expected to play for the next three seasons at L.A. Coliseum. The Chargers have an option for one year to decide whether to join the now L.A. Rams in their planned new stadium in Inglewood. If the Chargers decline, the ...

On The Ground: Day 1 of NFL owners meeting features Iger presentation

SportsBusiness Journal/Daily’s Daniel Kaplan is in Houston for this week’s NFL owners meeting on possible franchise relocation to Los Angeles. He filed this report on today’s activities. Covering an NFL owners meeting is never easy: chasing after owners, being restricted on wh ...

Tags: On The Ground

SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Owners Could Vote On L.A.

NFL owners gather this morning to potentially vote on the first team relocation in 21 years. Twenty-four owner votes are necessary to allow a team to relocate. Last night, Chargers Chair Dean Spanos , Special Counsel Mark Fabiani  and CFO Jeanne Bonk ; Raiders Owner Mark Davis  a ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Raiders remain the outsiders

Dump the Oakland Raiders from their proposed shared stadium, and the San Diego Chargers can skate up the coast to Los Angeles. At least, that’s the common opinion within NFL circles as owners meet this week to possibly allow the league’s first relocation in 21 years: either the St. L ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Journal: Stephens signs with WME-IMG, Fleming

WME-IMG has signed Sloane Stephens, one of America’s top women’s tennis players. Stephens is also the latest to defect from Lagardère Sports and Entertainment, whose tennis group is shedding players and agents since its leader was fired last fall. ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: IPG to develop Wimbledon slogan

Traditionalists might shudder, but Wimbledon plans to adopt a marketing slogan for the first time. The All England Lawn Tennis Club and its newly appointed marketing agent, Interpublic Group, expect to unveil a slogan before this year’s fortnight begins in June. “[The slogan will b ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

SportsBusiness Journal: Handicapping the race for L.A.

NFL owners gather this week in Houston to discuss and perhaps vote to relocate a team for the first time in more than two decades. Twenty-four owner votes (out of 32) are needed for one of the competing proposals from the St. Louis Rams and from the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders together, ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Daily: St. Louis Defends Itself In Letter To NFL, Owners

Calling Rams Owner Stan Kroenke’s attack on the economy and fan support of St. Louis “unbecoming” and “cruel,” the St. Louis stadium task force, as well as the city convention authority, wrote to the NFL on Friday to vigorously rebut the Rams' relocation proposal made e ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

SportsBusiness Daily: Iger To Attend L.A. Relocation Meeting

Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger plans to attend the Jan. 12-13 NFL owners meeting in Houston to possibly vote on allowing a team, or teams, to relocate to L.A., said Chargers Special Counsel Mark Fabiani . The Chargers and Raiders are proposing a joint stadium in Carson, and Iger would run ...

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