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Ross Nethery

Ross Nethery is the managing editor for the SportsBusiness Journal

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Colleagues Praise Commissioner Manfred For Business Acumen

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 20 / 16

During the opening panel at the ’16 AXS Sports Facilities & Franchises conference in Minneapolis, Twins President Dave St. Peter gave MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred a grade of “A” for his first two years on the job. “He’s done a great job, particularly in challengin...

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09/20/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Colleagues Praise MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

During the opening panel at the ’16 AXS Sports Facilities & Franchises conference in Minneapolis, Twins President Dave St. Peter gave MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred a grade of “A” for his first two years on the job. “He’s done a great job, particularly in challengin ...

04/29/14
On The Ground: NBA owners take to Twitter to support Silver's actions

According to the NBA, it will take a vote of three-quarters of the league's owners to force a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers by owner Donald Sterling. But will 23 owners be willing to take that kind of stand against a fellow owner? If you look at Twitter for hints on what owners owners are t ...

Tags: Twitter, NBA, ING, ACC, GE, Los Angeles Clippers, SEC, bp

09/18/13
On The Ground: PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi on how sports marketers should appeal to ...

PepsiCo Chairwoman and CEO Indra Nooyi gave a well-received keynote address at the inaugural Game Changers conference that focused on the need for sports marketers to reach out to women in an authentic way. You can download the full text of the speech in a pdf , but here are some of the key poin ...

Tags: PepsiCo, Game Changers, China, India, Soccer, Twitter, Facebook

08/22/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Cowboys To Host Richest One-Day Rodeo

When Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones first entertained the idea of hosting a rodeo at his new stadium, he had one condition. “He was interested,” said Rural Media Group CEO Randy Bernard, who first talked about the idea with Jones several years ago. “But he said it would have to be the b ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

03/26/13
On The Ground: Q&A with Red Sox COO Sam Kennedy

Boston Business Journal, one of our sister publications, just published at short Q&A with Sam Kennedy of the Boston Red Sox, who will be honored next week as a Hall of Famer in the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily Forty Under 40. A couple of excerpts: Question : What do you think about Terry ...

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Forty Under 40, Champion, Champions

02/10/10
On The Ground: Newspapers Cut Presence For Vancouver

Suffering from the one-two punch of declining ad dollars and an evolving media landscape, newspapers plan to send fewer reporters to the Vancouver Olympics than to any recent Winter Games. The U.S. Olympic Committee, which issued 481 credentials to publications and Web sites for the event, had 135 ...

Tags: Media, Olympics, USOC, Yahoo, ESPN

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