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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...
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has received a demand for arbitration from John Pickett stating that John Spano failed to make payments required for the purchase of the Islanders and other matters. Pend
Prospective Seahawks owner Paul Allen''s aides yesterday "signed the paperwork to buy the team from current owner Ken Behring for a reported $200 million," according to Rebecca Boren of the SEATTLE PO
The Buccaneers are "among dozens of businesses that will line up across from Hillsborough County Property Appraiser Rob Turner later this month to fight his revocation of their tax exemptions," accord
The Magic raised ticket prices by an average of 6.9% for next season, 1% lower than last year''s increase. The increases are as follows: The first five rows courtside will increase from $115 to $125;
Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga may have been "too convincing" in stating his losses with the team, "because the phones weren''t ringing off the hook Friday with would-be local buyers," according to Lebo
This weekend''s total attendance of 190,967 in Baltimore for the Orioles-Blue Jays series was the most in team history for a four-game series (WASHINGTON POST, 6/30)....On Wednesday, the Packers board
Islanders "buyer" John Spano and "seller" John Pickett "acknowledged" that there is an "on-going dispute regarding the $165 million sale of the Islanders," according to John Valenti in NEWSDAY. Valent
Marlins Owner Wayne Huizenga announced yesterday that he plans to sell the team "after absorbing $200 million in losses in five years," according to Larry Lebowitz of the Fort Lauderdale SUN-SENTINEL.
The Packers Board of Directors plans to meet on Wednesday to consider the sale of additional stock for the team (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 6/26)....In Toronto, Bob Elliott: "According to a major lea
The BOSTON GLOBE is reporting in a front-page piece that Red Sox OF Wilfredo Cordero, "arrested for allegedly beating his wife in Cambridge on June 11, was accused by his former wife during divorce pr