Featured Story

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against NFL Over Painkiller Distribution

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 17 / 14

A federal court judge today dismissed a lawsuit against the NFL brought by former players alleging the league failed to oversee the distribution of prescription painkillers. Judge William Alsup ruled that the lawsuit was preempted by federal labor law, as the NFL had contended, because the pl...

Read More

More Stories

03/06/03
Atlanta Sports Council Needs $$

Atlanta Sports Council President Gary Stokan, whose organization is responsible for attracting sporting events to the city, indicated that the council "needs help from the state to fund major events,"

Tags: Basketball, Colleges, Events and Attractions, Football, NBA, NCAA, Olympics

03/04/03
Gorge Games Cancelled

Gorge Games Begin Focus On ''04 The ''03 Gorge Games have been canceled, as title sponsor Ford "chose not to renew its contract and no replacement sponsor was found in time to save the games this year

Tags: Events and Attractions, Interpublic Group of Cos., NBC, Octagon, Winter Sports

02/27/03
Jones Marching To His Own Beat

After being a "virtual non-participant" in promoting his bout against WBA heavyweight champion John Ruiz in Las Vegas Saturday night, Roy Jones Jr. arrived at Wednesday''s final news conference "to sa

Tags: Boxing, Events and Attractions, HBO, Time Warner

02/26/03
Jones-Ruiz Fight Nearing Bell

Ten million Americans "were scheduled to open their mailboxes and find" light-heavyweight champion Roy Jones Jr. on the cover of TV Guide to promote Saturday''s heavyweight bout with John Ruiz on HBO

Tags: Boxing, Events and Attractions, HBO, Time Warner

02/13/03
Sorenstam Will Play In Colonial

Sorenstam A Boost To Bank Of America Annika Sorenstam yesterday accepted an invitation to play in the ''03 Bank of America Colonial, which will make her the first woman since Babe Zaharias in ''45 to

Tags: American Express, Bank of America, CBS, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Golf, IMG, LPGA, MasterCard, Nielsen, PGA Tour, Sports Illustrated, USA Networks, Viacom, Walt Disney

02/11/03
Sorenstam Playing The Colonial

BofA Would Love Sorenstam Appearance LPGA Tour player Annika Sorenstam will make her PGA Tour debut at the Bank of America Colonial May 22-25 in Ft. Worth, according to sources of Ron Sirak of GOLF WO

Tags: Bank of America, Events and Attractions, Golf, IMG, LPGA, PGA Tour

02/05/03
WTA Championships Changes

Will Revised Format Bring A Crowd To WTA Championships ? The WTA Tour yesterday announced a new format for the season-ending WTA Tour Championships November 5-10 in L.A. that will pay the singles winn

Tags: Events and Attractions, Home Depot, Tennis

02/04/03
James Pushes 276% Increase

LeBron Sparks Increase In SVSM Revenues Basketball revenues "generated by the presence of LeBron James on the St. Vincent-St. Mary team more than tripled" from ''00-01 to ''01-02, according to figures

Tags: Amateur Sports, Basketball, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Time Warner, Walt Disney, Washington Nationals

02/04/03
Pro Bowl Brings Big $$ To HI

The Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) estimates this year''s Pro Bowl will generate $39.92M for the HI economy from 16,000 visitors, according to Dave Segal of th

Tags: Events and Attractions, Football, NFL

02/04/03
Winter X Games Successful

X Games Draw Record Numbers In CO The Winter X Games concluded Sunday at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, and organizers said that final attendance this year was 48,700, up from 36,300 last year, accordi

Tags: ATT, DaimlerChrysler, ESPN, Events and Attractions, Motorola, News Corp./Fox, Palace Sports & Entertainment, PepsiCo, Verizon, Walt Disney

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug