Quote of the Day

"That’s why we’re doing the channel. That’s the very reason we’ve signed to do what we’re doing. We fully expect that gap will narrow considerably when we get the channel up and running. "
-- ACC Commissioner John Swofford, on the ACC Network and closing the revenue gap with other conferences. (ORLANDO SENTINEL, 5/19)
Friday May 19, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 177 Print This Issue

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  • Flying First Class

    Revenue from the naming-rights deal is expected to offset renovation costs

    United Airlines is buying the naming rights to venerable L.A. Memorial Coliseum for just more than $70M over 15 years, according to sources, making it the richest naming-rights deal among college football stadiums. At $4.7M per year, United’s deal will surpass the 10-year, $41M deal Alaska Airlines signed with the Univ. of Washington for Husky Stadium naming rights in ‘15. Fox Sports, through its partnership with USC, has been attempting to sell naming rights to one of the nation’s most recognizable venues since ‘15. The revenue from a naming-rights deal is expected to help offset costs of the $270M renovation to the Coliseum, school officials have said. The renovation, which is in the early stages and includes&nbs ...

  • Who'll Stop The Rain?

    Record precipitation in SoCal pushes opening of NFL stadium in Inglewood back to '20.

  • Deep Sea Fishing

    Rothbaum reportedly will not join Bush-Jeter bid for Marlins, raising financial questions.

  • Monster Mash

    NASCAR schedule changes will see the Brickyard 400 become last race before playoffs.

  • The Life Of Luxury

    Tom Brady continues to associate with top-line products as he signs to promote Aston Martin.

  • Not Bad For A Rookie

    A-Rod shows potential, room for improvement in FS1 debut.

  • Flying Free

    New flag football league looks to attract former NFL players.

  • I'm You're Guy, Buddy

    Jeff Teague's D1 Sports to sponsor Lazier's Indy 500 car.

  • Nash Bridges

    The Predators' postseason run has caused an unprecedented buzz in Nashville.

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