Quote of the Day

"Like many of these large corporations, they don’t think about something. They just go ahead and they do it and they slap it up."
–- CNBC’s Suze Orman, on the blowback to Nike's ad congratulating Tiger Woods for reclaiming the top spot in the World Golf Rankings. ("Piers Morgan Tonight," CNN, 3/26)
Wednesday March 27, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 139 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Shark In The Water

    HP Pavilion's current naming-rights deal extends through '16

    Hewlett-Packard is “in advanced negotiations to prematurely end its naming rights deal" for the Sharks' home arena HP Pavilion, according to Arik Hesseldahl of ALL THINGS DIGITAL. HP CEO Meg Whitman said of the 15-year, $47M deal scheduled to end in ‘16, “Frankly, I’d like to get out of it.” Hesseldahl reported the change “could be announced as early as this summer.” The move is “part of a global reevaluation by HP of its marketing efforts and sponsorships." Software company SAP, with whom Sharks majority Owner Hasso Plattner works as Founder & Chair, reportedly is “interested in taking over the naming rights.” Sources said that Plattner “raised the i ...

  • The Winners' Circle

    Just what Nike wants: Its Tiger ad still dominates the news cycle.

  • Approval Ratings Rise

    Sacramento OKs arena term sheet; NBA owners vote next.

  • Partners In Time

    Rival radio stations team up to oust Clear Channel as Browns broadcasters.

  • Stream Of Consciousness

    March Madness Live sees bullish numbers for opening week of NCAA tourney.

  • Hit The Ground Running

    USATF extends CEO Max Siegel's contract through '18.

  • A Hinch In The Right Direction

    Hinchcliffe's win in the IndyCar season opener could be just what the series ordered.

  • An Axe To Grind?

    Valpo players featured in Axe's NCAA tourney ad claim they were paid just $500.

  • Passing The Test

    Majority of sports execs give Bud Selig's tenure a "B" grade.

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