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NBA Sends Draft Lottery Issue To Committee For More StudyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 22 / 14
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver today said that owners have sent back the issue of draft lottery reform to the league's competition committee for additional study with a need to find the right balance between creating appropriate incentives and allowing a draft to work as it should. He also addr...
Proponents of a new baseball stadium in Seattle said yesterday that they "hope to propose at least one more financing plan" if voters reject the current effort (AP/Baltimore SUN, 9/21)....Local and st
A day after oilman Chuck Watson bought operating rights to The Summit and proposed $45M in improvements be financed with taxpayer and team funds, Houston Mayor Bob Lanier said his "longstanding opposi
The MI Strategic Fund yesterday approved a $55M grant to help pay for a new ballpark for the Tigers in the Fox Theatre district near downtown, and they set a "strict timetable" for completion, accordi
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has asked K.C.-based sports architectural firm, HOK, to draft an overhaul plan for Soldier Field similar to what was done for the Gator Bowl, according to in today''s CHICA
Chuck Watson yesterday became new majority owner of the IHL Houston Aeros and acquired Arena Operating Company, the manager and operator of The Summit. Watson purchased the right to operate the Summit
Supporters of plans to renovate Cleveland Stadium last week "quietly began to put together their campaign to win passage of a ten-year extension of the Cuyahoga County sin tax" to help finance stadium
Unless a plan to finance a new stadium is in place by the end of the year, Bucs Owner Malcolm Glazer "is expected to begin looking for a new home for the team," according to Jeff Testerman of the ST.
A deal to keep the Golden State Warriors in Oakland appears "nearly certain, but a behind-the-scenes political brawl may ruffle negotiations at the last minute," according to Robert Salladay of the OA
Voters in King County, WA, decide today whether to approve an increase in the sales tax of one-tenth of a cent to help finance a new $285M retractable-roof baseball stadium for the Mariners. The owner
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley yesterday suggested that refurbishing Soldier Field could be the "cheapest and least risky of all the proposals to build a new stadium," according to in today''s CHICAGO TR