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Terry Lefton

Terry Lefton covers marketing, including sponsorships, licensing and merchandising, for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Take the pair: Simms, Esiason line up for Investors Bank

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 05 / 15 / 17

W hen Source Communications President Larry Rothstein called 16W Marketing partner Steve Rosner in mid-January and asked him to recommend someone from his talent stable to carry the ball for Investors Bank , Rosner had an alternative idea...

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06/06/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Momentum Wins SAP Account

Momentum Worldwide has emerged victorious in one of the most closely watched reviews of the year: a shootout for the global sports and entertainment sponsorship agency of record business for b-to-b software giant SAP. The assignment is effective Ju ...

05/30/16
SportsBusiness Journal: Lefton Report: Worries for MLB licensees

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05/24/16
SportsBusiness Daily: UCLA, Under Armour Unveiling New Deal

Under Armour will unveil a landmark footwear and apparel deal with UCLA today that will be the most lucrative in college sports, according to industry sources. The Bruins’ new deal in annual cash, signing bonus and gear is expected to surpass the massive 15-year, $252M deal Ohio State signed w ...

05/23/16
SportsBusiness Journal: The Lefton Report: NFL retail rights

S ince Chris Halpin , NFL senior vice president of licensing and consumer products, moved over from his prior league post as vice president of media strategy and business development less than two years ago, the NFL has extended deals with some o ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

05/19/16
SportsBusiness Daily: State Farm Wins Sports Sponsor Of The Year

After its fourth nomination in eight years, State Farm Insurance was in danger of being forever cast as a bridesmaid. Finally winning sponsor of the year, especially in as competitive a category as insurance, put all the past disappointments to rest. "We feel like our sports strategy and assets ...

Tags: Sports Business Awards, State Farm

05/19/16
SportsBusiness Daily: CAA Sports Wins Best In Property Consulting

CAA Sports represents another SBA winner connected to the phenomenal success of the Warriors in the last year. In selling naming rights for the Warriors' arena to JPMorgan Chase more than three years before the building will open, CAA Sports fashioned the most celebrated facility deal of the year -- ...

Tags: Sports Business Awards

05/19/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Octagon Wins Best Talent Rep Of The Year

Octagon is now a multifaceted sports marketing agency, but since it has its roots in talent representation, winning in that category for the first time seems more than appropriate. As the rep for Warriors G and two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry, Octagon helped orchestrate the year's biggest individual ...

Tags: Sports Business Awards, Octagon

05/16/16
SportsBusiness Daily: 76ers, StubHub Sign Jersey Patch Deal

The 76ers have signed the NBA's first jersey patch advertising deal, a three-year agreement with StubHub. The patch will appear on jerseys for the start of the '17-18 season, when Nike replaces adidas with NBA uniform rights. StubHub in F ...

05/16/16
SportsBusiness Journal: The Lefton Report: Brady dreams in black

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05/13/16
SportsBusiness Daily: NFL Giants Set For Health Festival

The NFL Giants’ fourth annual health festival kicks off Saturday at MetLife Stadium, with sponsors support from WNBC, WNJU-Telemundo, Quest Diagnostics and Verizon. Last year, the two-day health and fitness fest drew 40,000 fans. Quest and Hackensack Univ. Medical Center will offer adults free ...

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