Quote of the Day
align="center">“We were always tainted by the level of behaviour we as an industry were partly responsible for creating.”
IMG Canada Managing Dir Brad Pelletier, on the company abandoning its team sports representation practices (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 8/8).
- agreed to a buyout offer from an investor group led by its CEO, Joseph Neubauer, in a deal valued at $8.3B. Aramark shareholders will receive $33.80 per share of common stock, a 2% premium on Monday’s closing price of $33.03. Aramark is by far the leading concessionaire at pro sports venues throughout the U.S., handling general concessions at 34 facilities and premium offerings at 28. The company expects the transaction, if approved by federal regulators, to be completed by late ’06 or early ’07.
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All signs point to NFL owners today electing Roger Goodell as new Commissioner.
Two years away from Opening Ceremony, marketing campaigns well underway around ‘08 Games.
EA Sports positions release of “Madden” as cultural event.
Some teams complain about use of players’, coaches’ images in NFL Network ad campaign.
Pat Brisson, J.P. Barry join CAA to head up hockey division.
Patriots launching first line of NFL team-branded meats.
Justice Department files discrimination suit against Donald Sterling.
How’s My Cheering?
Bengals set up hotline for fans to report unruly behavior at Paul Brown Stadium.
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Rolling Stones add Churchill Downs to U.S. tour schedule.
Kind Of Clubs
PGA Tour looking at whether Azinger withdrew from event to play in World Series of Poker.