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Make Your Opinion Count With The 2014 SBJ/SBD Reader SurveyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 14
The 10th annual SportsBusiness Journal/SportsBusiness Daily Reader Survey is currently underway, offering an opportunity for your voice and opinion to be heard. The survey features 100 questions across leagues, teams, facilities, sponsorship, media, and more. * What is your biggest gripe with a...
Harris County Judge Robert Eckels said negotiations with the Astors over a new ballpark "have bogged down," according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Although Astros Owner Drayton McLane Jr
A number of media outlets continue to report on the acceleration of new stadiums built around the country and their effect on local economies. In this week''s BARRON''S cover story, Jonathan Laing use
An L.A. TIMES editorial lauds L.A. officials for showing signs of cooperation for a proposed new Kings and Lakers arena: "This is a plan that could rejuvenate the Convention Center, spur other downtow
In the wake of Gaylord Entertainment withdrawing its offer to contribute $5M toward the construction of a downtown Nashville arena, the city Metro Council voted to finance $22.4M in general obligation
A DETROIT NEWS poll of 400 Wayne County voters over the last two days reveals 58% support a 1% hotel tax and a 2% rental car tax to help finance the new stadiums for the Tigers and Lions. A Wayne Coun
Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell yesterday "threw some cold water" on builder Daniel Keating''s proposal to build a downtown ballpark, according to the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. Rendell prefaced his remarks
More than 430,000 Hillsborough County voters are registered for the September 3 primary in which a half-cent sales tax increase to help fund a new Bucs stadium will be decided. An "unprecedented" 9,00
Financial plans for Lions and Tigers downtown side-by-side stadiums have been officially unveiled by the teams and the City of Detroit. According to Valarie Basheda of the DETROIT NEWS, the total $505
Former Tampa Mayor William Poe has filed a lawsuit to have the half-cent sales tax designed to help fund a new Bucs stadium taken off Hillsborough County''s September 3 ballot (TAMPA TRIBUNE, 8/20)...
In a feature examining the use of bond issues to help finance new stadiums, Kara Fitzsimmons of the WALL STREET JOURNAL concludes that such issues are "moving at a snail''s pace -- yet another set bac