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

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Tag Heuer Agrees To Sponsor TCS N.Y. Marathon, Replacing Timex

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 20 / 14

Tag Heuer is the new official timekeeper of the TCS N.Y. Marathon in a deal through '16. The Marathon and watchmaker are scheduled to announce the sponsorship later today. Tag Heuer replaces Timex, which sponsored the race from '08-13. As part of the deal, Tag will sponsor a promotion for the race&r...

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SportsBusiness Journal: WTA Tour bringing on Xerox

The WTA Tour this week is set to finalize a three-year, multimillion-dollar sponsorship with Xerox, a deal that would be the circuit’s most significant such pact since Sony Ericsson departed as lead backer last year. An official announcement of the deal is expected today. WTA board approval ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

SportsBusiness Daily: NFL To Allow Neurologists On Sidelines

The NFL for the first time yesterday said it would agree to have independent neurologists on the sidelines during games, but emphasized that team physicians should still retain ultimate control over whether a player returns to action. That appears to conflict with the NFLPA, as Exec Dir DeMaurice S ...

SportsBusiness Daily: NFLPA Appeals Ruling On Collusion Claim

The NFLPA yesterday asked the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a lower court decision finding the union had waived its right to bring a collusion claim against the NFL. The union alleged the NFL had a secret salary cap in '10, but a Minnesota federal court last month agreed with the league t ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Examining NFL revenue streams

Without inside access to the NFL’s books, it’s tough to know exactly how to create a pie chart for the league’s $9.5 billion of revenue in 2012. We do know from the 2011 season that of the year’s nearly $9.4 billion in revenue, $5.5 billion (58.5 percent) came from national ...

Tags: In-Depth, Super Bowl, Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Journal: NFLPA posts $36M loss for lockout year

The labor strife that nearly interrupted the 2011 football season appeared to take a toll on the finances of the NFL Players Association, leaving it with a deficit of $36 million for the fiscal year that encompassed that year’s lockout, according to the group’s tax return covering the pe ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

SportsBusiness Journal: Where’s the party in NOLA?

New Orleans may be a town famous for all-day carousing, but the Super Bowl party scene will have some noticeable absences this week. The NFL Commissioner’s Party, which started as a media gathering at the first Super Bowl and eventually ga ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, Super Bowl

SportsBusiness Journal: Game Pass coming stateside?

The NFL has long been knocked for its failure to export its brand overseas anywhere near to the height of the sport’s popularity back home. But while it is certainly open for debate whether international markets will deliver the revenue the league hopes, foreign lands may still soon play an ...

Tags: In-Depth, Super Bowl, Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Journal: The NFL's $25 billion goal

Thirty-five months ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell set a heady goal for team owners: triple the league’s then nearly $8.5 billion of revenue during the next 18 years. It was an aggressive pitch, requiring $917 million of new revenue annually. Now, three years later, despite the league&r ...

Tags: In-Depth, Super Bowl, Leagues and Governing Bodies

SportsBusiness Daily: Bloomberg Backs FCC's Ruling Against Comcast

Bloomberg LP this week urged a federal appeals court to let stand an FCC decision finding Comcast had discriminated against Tennis Channel by placing the outlet on a sports tier. The news-gathering and financial info seller filed a friend of the court brief, noting it is also engaged in a dispute wi ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Stars refinance $95M in assumed debt

The Dallas Stars refinanced $95 million, sources said, closing the long book on the troubled history of the debt of Hicks Sports Group. Team owner Tom Gaglardi assumed the debt when he bought the club out of bankruptcy in November 2011. The Stars had been part of Hicks Sports Group, which default ...

Tags: Finance

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