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

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NFL Tells Teams They Can Sign One-Year Daily Fantasy Deals

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 25 / 15

The NFL told teams they could only sign daily fantasy deals for one year, conveying that message at the league's annual meeting in Arizona. Several teams have begun signing the deals, and the league wanted to formalize the space because it had no policy in the category. NFL VP/Communications Brian ...

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11/22/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Site Lets Fans Reserve Super Bowl Tickets

Chicago-based Forward Market Media (FMM) today is launching a website exchang e that will allow NFL fans to lock in tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII, as well as other events, airline tickets and perks around the game. For a reservation fee, consumers can lock in a face-value ticket, hote ...

11/18/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Equity fund will shop for farm teams

The ownership group behind the Class AAA Reno (Nevada) Aces is raising a $100 million equity fund to buy up to seven more Minor League Baseball teams. The fund, titled Manhattan Capital Sports Acquisition, already has $20 million and is in the p ...

Tags: Finance

11/18/13
SportsBusiness Journal: ATP selects Kermode as next leader

The ATP board of directors has selected British tournament director Chris Kermode as the tour’s next leader, three tennis sources said late last week. Contractual details were being negotiated at press time. Chris Kermode ru ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/11/13
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL: We have final say in L.A.

The NFL has reiterated to its 32 clubs that Los Angeles is the league’s market and that any franchise seeking to negotiate its own stadium deal in the city could threaten the best economic result for the sport, according to team and other sources familiar with the matter. The league outline ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/07/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Cowboys Ask Court For Attorney To Pay Suit Costs

The Cowboys yesterday asked a Dallas federal court to reconsider and force a lawyer representing ticket holders suing the NFL over Super Bowl XLV's temporary seating fiasco to pay the full amount of costs incurred by the team in meeting discovery requests. The court ruled last month the eight ticket ...

Tags: NFL, Dallas Cowboys, Franchises

11/07/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Dismisses Footage Claim In USTA Case

A federal court yesterday threw out part of a lawsuit the USTA filed against filmmakers of a Venus and Serena Williams documentary that the group charged had unlawfully used U.S. Open footage. The documentary has been shown at film festivals and on Showtime. Judge Nelson Roman of the U.S. District C ...

Tags: USTA, Leagues and Governing Bodies

11/07/13
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Andy Murray Shuffles Management Team

British tennis star Andy Murray again shuffled his management team this week, bringing on board Lagardère for commercial deals. Lagardère replaces Mahesh Bhuphati, the highly ranked doubles player who briefly managed Murray’s commercial business. Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertai ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

11/06/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Murray Brings On Lagardère For Commercial Deals

British tennis star Andy Murray again shuffled his management team this week, bringing on board Lagardere for commercial deals. Lagardere replaces Mahesh Bhuphati, the highly ranked doubles player who briefly managed Murray’s commercial business. Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment, which ...

Tags: Labor and Agents

11/04/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Shoemaker on list of ATP candidates

NBA China head David Shoemaker is in the running to be the next head of the ATP, tennis sources said. Leaderless for nearly eight months, the ATP World Tour may be ready to name a new top executive later this week at its board meetings in London, tour insiders and board members said. Political un ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/28/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Jerry’s World — a Cowboys perspective

I t’s been nearly a quarter century since Jerry Jones, son of an insurance executive, bought the Dallas Cowboys, a team that was then bleeding $1 million a month and had only a single sponsorship in hand — to the club’s media guide. He famously promised upon buying the team in 198 ...

Tags: Franchises

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