Featured Story

Night Moves....Center Of Attention

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 28 / 14

Last night's 11:00pm ET edition of ESPN's "SportsCenter" led with highlights of Abilene Christian-Georgia St., followed by USC CB Josh Shaw admitting he lied about his story of saving his drowning nephew, and four MLB game reports. ESPN reported on the U.S. Open 45 minutes into the broadcast. Last...

Read More

More Stories

CBS Sports Unveils All-Female Talk Show

CBS Sports yesterday revealed "We Need To Talk" as the name of its new all-female weekly sports talk show. The hour-long show, set to debut Sept. 30 on CBS Sports Network, will feature a core group of CBS personalities in addition to a group of rotating panelists from across the sports and media spe ...

Tags: Media, CBS

Ford Field Gets Title Sponsor For Bowl Game

The Lions yesterday announced a multiyear deal with Michigan-based Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center to serve as the title sponsor for the new college football bowl game at Ford Field. This year's game, which pits the ACC against the Big Ten, takes place Dec. 26 at 4:30pm ET. The Lions join the Texa ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

The Daily's Hot Reads For Wednesday: Look And Feel

The N.Y. POST's Kirsten Fleming writes  U.K. sports psychologist  Iain Greenlees  in a recent study  "had tennis players first watch videos of their potential rivals warming up, then size them up based on their demeanor and clothing." Those who "sported tennis-branded gear and lo ...

Classified Advertisements

Increase your company's exposure in the sport business marketplace and get your message in front of the industry's top executives. For more information on placing a classified in SportsBusiness Daily, please contact Heather Taylor at 704-973-1525 or  htaylor@sportsbusinessdaily.com ...

CBS Sports Network Debuts CFB Marketing Effort

CBS Sports Network has rolled out a marketing campaign around its college football schedule with the tag line "Our House. Your Home" that has TV, online and social media elements. CBS Sports produced the spots in-house, in conjunction with Lussier Productions. The spots use talent from the chan ...

Tags: Media, CBS

Las Vegas May Pay For 75% Of MLS Stadium

The city of Las Vegas "would be responsible" for more than $150M -- or more than 75% -- of the cost of a $200M, 24,000-seat soccer stadium in Symphony Park that would be built for a possible MLS team, according to a term sheet cited in a front-page piece by Alan Snel of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. ...

Tags: Facilities, MLS

Franchise Notes

In Atlanta, Doug Roberson noted Falcons Owner Arthur Blank has "challenged supporters" of his MLS expansion team to "pledge to purchase 29,000 season tickets by year’s end." Membership of the team's Founder's Club was "going to be capped at 5,000 when Blank introduced the franchise earlier thi ...

Tags: Franchises

Chargers Suspend Radio Announcer Bauer

Chargers radio color commentator Hank Bauer will not be part of the broadcast for the team's final preseason game Thursday night after he "offended some listeners Sunday telling an anti-Semitic joke," according to Matthew Hall of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. The move stems from a conversat ...

Tags: San Diego Chargers, Media

Mazda Inks Deal With Competitor Group

Competitor Group, which owns the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series, has "signed a deal with Mazda, making the auto manufacturer an official partner for all North American races," according to Fred Dreier in this week's SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The deal is valued in the "mid-to-high six-figure range ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Mazda

NFLPA's Smith Talks CBA, Upcoming Election

NFLPA Exec Dir DeMaurice Smith said the organization has been "extremely pleased with the way the CBA has unfolded," as the salary cap has "increased dramatically." Appearing on ESPN2's "Numbers Never Lie," Smith said, "The players are taking the lion's share of television revenue, which is the larg ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, NFL

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug