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Daniel Kaplan

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

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Goldman to bankroll Chargers’ move

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 03 / 02 / 15

The Chargers and Raiders say they’ll build in Carson, Calif., if they do not reach deals in their current homes. Rendering: MANICA ARCHITECTURE Goldman Sachs will finance the Sa...

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02/12/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Removes LeBlanc From Committees

The NFL has removed Rita Benson LeBlanc from the two owner committees she served on, according to a source. LeBlanc, once the handpicked successor to take over the Saints, is suing her grandfather , team Owner Tom Benson , for reversing course recently on who will own the team after his death. L ...

02/09/15
SportsBusiness Journal: NBA to Nets owner: Sell arena share

The NBA told Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov in writing late last month that he is required to sell his share of the Barclays Center along with his intended sale of the team, according to multiple sources familiar with the communication. It’s unclear if that path is the one Prokhorov ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

02/09/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Khan: Jaguars look to extend London deal

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan wants to continue playing an annual regular-season game in London after next season, when the current four-year term approved by his fellow owners expires. Khan made his comments in an interview shortly before the Super Bowl. It’s the first time he has ...

Tags: Franchises

02/06/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPA Has Setback In Collusion Case

The NFLPA's collusion claim against the NFL received a setback on Thursday after a federal judge denied the union's request to conduct discovery. The union has argued the league colluded in '10, and hid this conduct from the league to obtain the '11 CBA and settlement of the players' antitrust ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

02/06/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Denies NFLPA Discovery Request

The NFLPA's collusion claim against the NFL received a setback last night after a federal judge denied the union's request to conduct discovery. The union has argued the league colluded in '10, and hid this conduct from the league to obtain the '11 CBA and settlement of the players' antitrust lawsui ...

01/26/15
SportsBusiness Daily: ATP Media CEO Steve Plasto Dies

ATP Media CEO Steve Plasto has passed away after a battle with cancer, an ATP spokesperson today confirmed. Plasto's health battle was not public, so the passing of the 44-year-old is likely to come as a shock to many in the tennis industry. London-based ATP Media, which pools TV rights for ATP ev ...

01/26/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Lawyer: Benson Is Being Manipulated

The lawyer for Tom Benson 's daughter and grandchildren sent an unsolicited letter to media members last night arguing the Saints and Pelicans Owner is being manipulated and his moves to strip his heirs of ownership of the teams are irrational. "Evidence suggests that Tom Benson, in a weakened ...

01/26/15
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP events retain Kessler

The ATP’s top tournaments have retained Jeffrey Kessler, perhaps the pre-eminent U.S. sports labor law attorney, to represent them as they decide whether to sue the circuit over recent prize money increases, three sources close to the tennis industry said last week. The lawsuit that’s ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

01/26/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Jones maintains support of Kroenke

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is not backing down from his position that Stan Kroenke should have the right to decide whether to move his St. Louis Rams to Los Angeles. In an interview last week with SportsBusiness Journal, Jones said that while the NFL’s relocation bylaw requires good-f ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

01/26/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Is gap widening in player pay?

Amy Trask, the former Oakland Raiders chief executive officer, recalls speaking to football operations officials shortly after the NFL’s 10-year collective-bargaining agreement passed in 2011, who cautioned her the deal would destroy the middle class of team rosters. That prediction may have p ...

Tags: In-Depth, Super Bowl

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