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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...
Islanders Owner John Pickett reached an agreement with Fleet Bank regarding the terms under which Pickett will resume control of the Islanders. As part of the agreement, Fleet will release former Owne
A Cowboys-Chargers scrimmage Saturday in El Paso, TX, drew 40,163 (S.D. UNION TRIBUNE, 7/27)....Eagles Owner Jeff Lurie, on rumors that he will relocate the team: "Pure drivel. No, worse than that. ..
While the current ownership of the Lightning "isn''t banking on finding a new owner" before the start of the ''97- 98 season, the team "remains for sale," according to Tom Jones of the ST. PETERSBURG
The Oakland City Council "is stalling approval of a contract with the Warriors, in part to negotiate for a guarantee" that the team will "finally become the Oakland Warriors," according to Renee Koury
In Toronto, there is "every likelihood" that with a July 31 "do-or-die date less than a week away," Raptors Owner Allan Slaight and GM Isiah Thomas "are not going to do their deal" of selling the team
The Maloof family''s "anticipated deal to purchase the Lightning appears to be dead," according to Kaufman & Cummings of the TAMPA TRIBUNE. Three sources "either directly involved or with knowledge of
With attendance for the MLS Wizards having slipped from 12,900 in ''96 to 8,661 this year, the state of the franchise is examined by Tom Linafelt of the K.C. BUSINESS JOURNAL. Wizards'' co-Owner Clark
For this year''s Cardinals-Cowboys game on September 7, everyone from "grass-roots fan groups that meet on the Internet to bigwigs in the Cardinals front office has concocted a plan to put red-clad fa
In a poll conducted by Amherst, NY-based Goldhaber Research Associates, 75% of Erie County, NY, residents surveyed said "they would not support a new lease agreement with the Bills if it forced a prop
The Eagles have partnered with Allegheny University Hospitals in the first entitlement of training camp in NFL history. The training camp will feature the NFL Experience -- nine interactive games and