Featured Story

Laugh Track: Wild Pitch

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 29 / 17

TBS’ Conan O’Brien : “ President Trump has turned down a chance to throw out the first pitch on Opening Day for the Washington Nationals. However, Trump said he’ll reconsider if he can also throw out all the players from other countries” ( “Conan,” TBS, 3/...

Read More

More Stories

Media Notes

PEOPLE & PERSONALITIES: Outdoor Life Network has signed NBC/TNT NASCAR analyst Wally Dallenbach to host a new program for the net, "Track and Trail Adventures with Wally Dallenbach." The show will deb

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Golf, Motorsports, NASCAR, NCAA, PepsiCo, PGA Tour, Media, Turner Sports, Viacom, Walt Disney

No Headline

“This is surreal. We weren''t spending a lot of time wondering if Marquette would be competitive.” — CBS Sports President Sean McManus, on how news from the war against Iraq impacted th

AFL Looking For Sponsors

The AUSTRALIAN reports that since the Australian Football League can’t “find a company prepared to pay up to [A$1.5M] to put its logo” on the league’s footballs, the league has turned to its member te

Tags: Soccer

Doak Hosts Terrorist Simulcast

The ORLANDO SENTINEL’s Rick Gersham reports that a “simulcasted terrorist attack during a supposed capacity-crowd contest tested the skills of hundreds of police and emergency workers” at FL State Uni

Marketplace Round-Up

Jay-Z Shoe Deal First Of Its Kind REEBOK: Recording artist Jay-Z is readying to release his signature Reebok shoe. The S.Carter shoe marks the first time a non-athlete has ever had a signature shoe. T

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Basketball, Colleges, Golf, Motorsports, NASCAR, NCAA, Reebok

Sandberg Eyes Endorsements

The CHICAGO TRIBUNE’s Jim Kirk reports that former Cubs 2B Ryne Sandberg is “beginning to weigh more sponsorship options.”  Sandberg has reached an agreement with Cleveland-based National City Bank, h

Tags: Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Johnson Eyes '04 RSN Launch

Charlotte NBA expansion franchise Owner Robert Johnson said his plan for an RSN in Charlotte is "one of the strategic underpinnings of" my efforts, and added his goal "is to have this [RSN] up and run

Tags: Basketball, Cablevision, Charlotte Hornets, ESPN, NBA, Media, Walt Disney

David Key Acquires AFL Stealth

The WICHITA BUSINESS JOURNAL’s David Dinell reports that Wichita-based Premier Maintenance Management President David Key acquired the AFL Wichita Stealth, effective immediately.  Previously, the Stea

Tags: Football

Names In The News

TOP sponsor JOHN HANCOCK more than doubled Chair & CEO DAVID D''ALESSANDRO''s pay to $21.7M in ''02. An SEC filing shows that D''Alessandro received $11.7M in restricted stock, $7.87M in long-term inc

Tags: Baseball, People and Pop Culture, Texas Rangers

Sen. Campbell As USOC CEO?

Martin Seeks Medals A hearing of the U.S. House Commerce, Trade & Consumer Protection Subcommittee yesterday discussed whether Congress should amend the 1978 Amateur Sports Act to "more narrowly defin

Tags: HBO, IOC, Olympics, USOC

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug