Featured Story

Jeanie Buss' Decision To Fire Her Brother Hits Home With Future Of The Lakers At Stake

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 22 / 17

Yesterday marked one of the "most dramatic days in the history of the Lakers," as team President Jeanie Buss yesterday "fired her brother" Exec VP/Basketball Operations Jim Buss, along with GM Mitch Kupchak and VP/PR John Black, according to Tania Ganguli of the L.A. TIMES. Jeanie Buss the...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA

More Stories

02/04/99
METROSTARS NEW D'AMATO: "ANOTHER TEAM CAN FIT IN NEW YORK"

The MetroStars have hired former U.S. Senator Al D''Amato (R-NY) "for advice on starting" a second MLS team which would play in NY, according to Michael Finnegan of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. MetroStars inv

Tags: Franchises, MLS

02/04/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

TIGERS CHANGE STRIPES: In a change, the Tigers will now sell single game tickets to their Tiger Stadium finale, with "as many as" 10,000 going on sale February 27. The Tigers tried to sell the game ti

Tags: Detroit Tigers, English Premier League, Franchises, Manchester United, New England Patriots, NFL, Arizona Coyotes, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

02/04/99
RUNNING THE FLOOR: GRIZZLIES TAKE STEPS; USSERY'S NEW DEAL

Grizzlies VP/Sales John Rizzardini said that he "expects" the team''s season ticket base to hold at around 7,200 "after post-lockout purchases balance out with business lost" due to the labor stalemat

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Dallas Mavericks, Franchises, Brooklyn Nets

02/04/99
FLEETCENTER'S WEEK-LONG CRUISE A BOOST TO SEAT HOLDERS

The FleetCenter said it will provide "additional refunds and a weeklong cruise to Bermuda" for premium seat holders, in a move that "appears to be unprecedented in the NBA," according to Gregg Krupa o

Tags: Franchises, NBA

02/03/99
FRANCHISE NOTES

NHL: Molson Breweries said that they have no intention of selling the Canadiens, but it is becoming "harder to make money and operate." Molson Chair Eric Molson said that the company "does not have an

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators, NFL, NHL, Arizona Coyotes, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Walt Disney

02/03/99
THE KING HELPS SOLVE CAROLINA'S PETTY DIFFERENCES W/HOCKEY

NASCAR legend Richard Petty filmed a second promotional spot in support of the Hurricanes yesterday, this time taking Hurricanes C Keith Primeau "for a dizzying whirl around the rink" on a "souped-up

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Franchises, NASCAR

02/03/99
MLB TEAM NOTES: RED BIRDS A HOT TICKET WITH MCGWIRE MAGIC

The MLB Cardinals have sold 2.035 million tickets, the earliest date in team history it has surpassed the two million mark, according to Cynthia Vespereny of the ST. LOUIS BUSINESS JOURNAL. Tickets sa

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals

02/03/99
BLOWING OFF STEAM: KRAFT MAY NOT SIGN HARTFORD AGREEMENT

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft "will not sign a final agreement" to move the team to Hartford unless "he is convinced within the next few days" that a CTG Resources- owned steam plant on the site of the

Tags: Franchises, New England Patriots

02/02/99
FANS WILL BE RANTIN' AN' RAVEN ABOUT TICKET PRICES AT PSINET

In the first hint as to what ticket prices will be like in the next few years, the Ravens have "notified" their club seat holders that fees will be increasing by "as much as" 50% by 2003, according to

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises

02/02/99
PLAN B FAILURE WOULD BE THE PITTS, AS STEELERS PONDER EXODUS

Steelers VP Art Rooney II said Monday that the team would "seriously consider leaving" Three Rivers Stadium if the PA Legislature fails to vote by February 10 on funding for a new stadium, according t

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Steelers

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug