Quote of the Day
"I can get tickets to pretty much any sporting event I want"
-- NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne, on the perks of having Budweiser as his new sponsor (ESPN.com, 1/15).
Selig, Fehr Before House Oversight Committee
Chicago 2016 expects to generate $2.5B in revenue from hosting Olympics, about $1B more than some of city's top bid competitors.
Santa Clara City Council votes to begin negotiations with 49ers on new stadium deal.
NFL names Goldman Sachs exec Anthony Noto as CFO, a position vacant since '04.
Hyundai considering pulling two spots from Super Bowl due to declining economy.
Growing Its Feathers
NBC expects to add 75 jobs by end of '08 for Stamford-based NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com.
NCAA ADs adopt Rooney Rule-like hiring standards for college football.
Earning Their Stripes
adidas inks sponsorship deal with Univ. of Cincinnati football.
Kevin Garnett's No. 5, Celtics merchandise top sales at NBA Store, NBAStore.com.