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Isiah Thomas Expected Backlash Over Role With Liberty, Insists He Is "Activist For Equality"Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15
WNBA Liberty President and co-Owner Isiah Thomas said that he expected his hiring to be "met with furor because of the sexual harassment trial" in which MSG was ordered to pay more than $11M in damages, according to Marc Berman of the N.Y. POST. But Thomas has told friends for years that he "never f...
"For the first time, a racing team in a national series will receive primary sponsorship" from an NFL team, according to a report in NATIONAL SPEED SPORT NEWS. NC- based Thompson Racing will announce
The efforts of John McConnell, the majority owner of Columbus'' NHL expansion franchise, to bring an NHL team to the city were examined by John Futty of the COLUMBUS DISPATCH. While McConnell "thought
The Hurricanes have signed Winston Cup driver Jeff Burton "to be a part of the team''s marketing campaign," according to Steve Politi of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER. Politi: "The Hurricanes hope the a
Chargers Owner Alex Spanos said that he''s interested in buying the NBA Kings, "though it currently isn''t for sale," according to Jim Trotter of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Spanos said that "he want
The Ravens have sold 49,000 season tickets as of Sunday (Baltimore SUN, 7/29)....John Spano "avoided a court appearance -- and arrest" when he secured a $3M bond for his release on bail on federal fra
Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie met the media yesterday and addressed reports that he will "sell, move or be financially unable to run the Eagles," according to Phil Sheridan of the PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER.
Ascent Entertainment Group Inc., parent of the Nuggets and Avalanche, "showed strong revenue growth for the second quarter but faces hurdles with its pro sports business, according to financial report
"Air Force One," produced by Ascent Entertainment subsidiary Beacon Communications, is company Chair Charlie Lyons'' "bid to be a player in Hollywood and possibly change the fortunes" of his Denver-ba
The will of late Redskins Owner Jack Kent Cooke is a "messy document that could make it difficult for Cooke''s family to maintain control of the football team, according to lawyers who have studied it
Trail Blazers coach and former Bucks GM Mike Dunleavy filed a lawsuit Friday contending that the Bucks have not made good on his severance payments, according to an AP report in the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-