Featured Story

The Daily's Hot Reads For Friday: Help Me, Ronda

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 25 / 14

The NEW YORKER's Kelefa Sanneh writes of UFC fighter Ronda Rousey : "In MMA, more than in most sports, athletes must be promoters, too. Rousey is smart enough to know that one of her promotional assets is the way she looks . … Of course, this asset can be a liability, too" ( NEW YORKER ). A...

Read More

More Stories

07/03/01
Marketplace Round-Up

USA TODAY''s McCarthy & Lieberman cite media buyers as saying that ad spending is "down across every category." L.A.-based Initiative Media Dir of National Broadcast Tim Spengler: "Technology, telecom

Tags: ABC, Colleges, Foot Locker/Venator Group, Golf, Nike, Reebok, Sports Events, Track & Field, Walt Disney

07/02/01
Marketplace Round-Up

The Bulls today launch a new TV campaign, via DiMeo & Partners, to attract new season-ticket holders. The campaign, titled "Because ...," focuses on fans and their favorite reasons for going to the ga

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Colleges, Golf, hp, PGA Tour

06/29/01
More Debate On High Schoolers

With five high school players — including three of the first four picks — selected in Wednesday''s NBA Draft, MSNBC''s Forest Sawyer said "some are calling" the NBA Draft "kids night out." U

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, Sports Illustrated

06/29/01
Univ. Of Louisville Sets Budget

The Louisville COURIER-JOURNAL reported on the release of the Univ. of Louisville’s Athletic Association budget, which calls for a $2-per-seat men’s basketball ticket increase and $1M in p

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

06/29/01
PGA Cable Rights Bids

ESPN''s offer to increase the price of its contracts for some of its 19 PGA Tour TV events by about 30% "has been topped" by an "unexpected" competing bid from The Golf Channel, USA Network "or possib

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, ESPN, Golf, NBA, NCAA, PGA Tour, Media, Time Warner, USA Networks, Walt Disney

06/29/01
Executive Transactions

Bank of America appointed former MLB Commissioner PETER UEBERROTH to its BOD (AP, 6/27)....The Univ. of KS hired ALLEN BOHL as AD after four finalists were interviewed yesterday. Bohl, formerly AD at

Tags: Bank of America, Baseball, Colleges, Comcast-Spectacor, MLB, People and Pop Culture

06/28/01
Univ Of IA's Radio Rights Deal

The DES MOINES REGISTER’s Tom Witosky reported that MO-based Learfield Communications has obtained "exclusive live radio broadcast rights" to the Univ. of IA football and basketball games for th

Tags: Colleges, News & Opinions

06/28/01
Executive Transactions

Professional Sports Marketing Inc. (PSMI) named GREG WALAITIS as President. Most recently, Walaitis was AZ St. Univ. Assistant AD for Corporate Sales & Marketing as well as Dir of Marketing. PSMI will

Tags: AEG, Colleges, Football, Golf, Los Angeles Galaxy, NBC, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner, Viacom

06/28/01
PGA Tour Close To New TV Deal

A final TV deal on a package for the PGA Tour''s ''03-06 seasons "should be reached by July 4," according to several sources cited by Ron Sirak of GOLF WORLD, who reports the sources "agreed that majo

Tags: CBS, Colleges, Football, Golf, LPGA, NCAA, News Corp./Fox, NFL, PGA Tour, Media, Viacom

06/28/01
ESPN Sports Poll

A study commissioned by THE DAILY and conducted by ESPN Sports Poll, a service of TNS Intersearch, asked 510 sports fans aged 12+, "If you could choose one regular-season sports event to attend over t

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Colleges, ESPN Sports Poll, Football, Golf, Hockey, Horse Racing, MLB, Motorsports, NASCAR, NBA, NFL, NHL, PGA Tour, Tennis, The Back of the Book, Winter Sports

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug