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SBD/Issue 16/Hot Reads
Published October 3, 2005
The PROVIDENCE JOURNAL’s David McPherson writes, “In some respects, the Yankees and Red Sox could be viewed as media companies masquerading as professional baseball teams” (PROVIDENCE JOURNAL).
The SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS’ David Flores writes that despite the Spurs’ success, “San Antonio continues to struggle with its checkered past in pro football” (SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS).
The N.Y. POST’s Larry Brooks, on the upcoming NHL season: “We’ll be charitable here and withhold judgment on the product that will undoubtedly include some good, some bad and some ugly” (N.Y. POST).
- Patriots’ success has many NFL teams looking at their business model.
- City of Glendale, Arizona, prepares to host Super Bowl XLII in ’08.
- Comcast, DirecTV, others competing for loyalties of NFL fans.
- The NHL is working on increasing the diversity of its players.
- Some professional sports teams look outside home cities to regional support.
- Highlights from the three-day Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar.
- Profile of Raptors GM Rob Babcock.
- Advertisers working with TV shows to bring products into story lines.