Quote of the Day
"It's something we are dumfounded by.”
-- State Farm Media Relations Specialist Kip Biggs, on the LPGA's policy mandating all players must be proficient in English or face a suspension (ADAGE.com, 9/2).
Don't Mess With Texas
UT "diligently exploring" becoming the first college with its own sports-centered TV net, which could debut next August.
New World Order
Man City's ownership change, the first foray into the EPL by a Middle Eastern group, signals a new trend of investment in English soccer.
The Olympic Standard
NBC's Games coverage sees biggest demo jump from elusive M18-24, up 40% over Athens.
Home Is Where The Heart Is
Under Armour inks five-year, $17.5M exclusive apparel deal with all Univ. of Maryland sports.
Always By Your Side?
Longtime LPGA sponsor State Farm implores reconsideration of English-language policy; Bivens ends silence on issue.
Harley-Davidson inks sponsorship deal with Brewers, including branded area at Miller Park.
Up To Speed
Major League Gaming taps former Velocity exec Harlan Stone to lead sales, sponsorship efforts.
Bobcats, CMO Greg Economou part ways as team again undergoes management restructuring.