Quote of the Day

"Look at a company like Facebook 20 years ago, look where they are. I think esports has the same chance to see the same kind of dynamic growth, and we want to play in it."
-- Patriots Owner Robert Kraft, on securing one of the seven charter franchises for Activision Blizzard's startup Overwatch League. ("Power Lunch," CNBC, 7/12)
Thursday July 13, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 216 Print This Issue

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  • Made For TV

    Packers are the only team in the NFL to report financial figures

    The Packers accounted for all their scheduled relocation-fee revenue in their most recent FY, driving up net income nearly 50% to $72.8M, the team reported. Of that amount, $27.1M is from the anticipated relocation fees of the Rams’ and Chargers’ move to L.A., as well as the Raiders, who are planning to be in Las Vegas by '20. The total amount of relocation fees paid by the teams comes to more than $1.5B. The $27.1M figure is the real-time value of the future fees, which will not begin to be actually paid for three years. The Packers decided to account for the future income now. The Packers, the only NFL team to report financials, posted record revenue of $441.4M, up 8%. That was driven in large part by growth in national TV mon ...

  • Pole Position

    Brent Dewar becomes only fourth person to carry title of NASCAR President.

  • Strike Force?

    Richard Sherman says NFL players should be prepared to strike for better CBA terms.

  • Swallow The Whistle

    NBA BOG passes new rules geared toward pace of play.

  • Raising Arizona

    Can Steve Patterson help Coyotes' arena search?

  • Hello Moto X

    The X Games at U.S. Bank Stadium is the first in a series of mega-events at the venue.

  • Touch 'Em All

    Red Sox opt in with StubHub, giving company all 30 clubs.

  • All I Have To Do Is Dream

    The soon-to-launch Olympic Channel will re-air the '92 Dream Team's Gold Medal run.

  • Complicated Legacy

    Former FIFA exec Chuck Blazer passes away after cancer battle.

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