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College Bowl Season Set To Begin, Including New Game In Montgomery

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 19 / 14

The ’14-15 college bowl season kicks off tomorrow with five games. Financial documents filed this summer by New Orleans Bowl Inc. indicated that last year's R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl generated $3.77M in revenue, with 58% of that via ticket sales. Last year's game drew its third straigh...

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12/21/12
Memorable Downloads From '12

THE DAILY compiled a list of the Daily Downloads that stood out in ’12. Below is the list in chronological order. NBC's Jimmy Fallon created the character Tebowie (a combination of Tim Tebow and David Bowie) to sing a song set to the tune of Bowie's "Space Oddity."  The ...

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12/21/12
Tops Trends On Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter

Sports continued its growing presence on the Web and social media in ’12. Below are some lists showing how sports stories and figures stacked on several sites and search engines. SEARCH ME : “Linsanity” found its way to the Web in big fashion in ’12. During his breakthrou ...

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12/21/12
Annual Sports Business Holiday Carol

THE DAILY presents our annual holiday carol reviewing the year in sports business, and with '12 coming to a close, this year's version is fittingly set to the tune of "12 Days Of Christmas." Content-wise, this carol is one of the shortest in the holiday repertoire, so we are offering up two version ...

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12/21/12
Significant Deaths This Year

Here is a list of sports luminaries who died this year: Turner Sports essayist Jim Huber (January 2) Former Broncos Owner Edgar Kaiser Jr. (January 11) Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno (January 22) Pocono Raceway Founder & Chair Dr. Joseph “Doc” Matti ...

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12/21/12
Exec Predictions For The New Year

THE DAILY asked some top sports execs to look into their crystal balls and offer predictions for the upcoming year in sports business. NHL SENIOR VP/INTEGRATED MARKETING SUSAN COHIG : The continued evolution of digital-ticketing platforms, including paperless and the integration of primary ...

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12/21/12
Notable Tweets Of The Year

With an increasing number of sports execs, athletes and journalists taking to social media to express their thoughts, THE DAILY recalls some tweets from the past year that had us talking. CBSSports.com's Steve Elling : “So, Tiger said Hank writing book about him 'is about money.' As op ...

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12/20/12
2012 Year In Review

THE DAILY continues our look back at the sports business year of '12. Today, we offer the remaining top stories of the year and six more names that were in the headlines. We also present some welcome additions to the sports world and some of the more forgettable moments of the year. Additionally, we ...

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12/20/12
Top Sports Business Stories, Part Two

The SBD/SBJ editorial staff compiled the top sports business stories of '12, in no particular order. Today, we present six of them. See yesterday’s issue for six other top stories . HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT : It began as a shocking development: the Saints had a slush fund to pay teammat ...

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12/20/12
Sports Business Newsmakers, Part Two

Many brands, execs and ideas caught our eye in ’12. Here are five that, for better or worse, made an impression this year. See yesterday’s issue for  six more newsmakers from this year. NETS OWNER MIKHAIL PROKHOROV, CEO BRETT YORMARK : The pair orchestrated the team’s ...

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12/20/12
New Additions To The Sports Business Landscape

This year saw many new additions to the scene, whether it be teams moving to new markets, inaugural events or stars looking for a change of scenery. Here are a few of the new kids on the block that caught our attention. NETS GAIN : It took more than a half-century, but Brooklyn finally got anoth ...

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