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DirecTV Announces Eight-Year Renewal Of NFL Sunday TicketPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 02 / 14
DirecTV formally announced its renewal of the NFL Sunday Ticket package for another eight years. DirecTV is paying an average of $1.5B per year for the package, with the rights fee increasing by 6% each year. The deal extends through the '22 season and synchs up with the NFL's other TV deals. CBS,...
Oilers DB Cris Dishman has filed a grievance against the Oilers in conjunction with the NFLPA over the team''s method of paying its players. Dishman and the NFLPA want to force the Oilers to pay playe
Despite reaching the NLCS for the first time since ''87, the Cardinals will still lose money this year under the direction of its first year owners, according to Josh Gotthelf of the ST. LOUIS BUSINES
Noting the Maple Leafs are "facing real live competition in the [Toronto] sports marketplace" for the first time, Stephen Brunt of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL writes the Raptors and Leafs are "jockeying"
In Atlanta, 5,000 tickets remain for Games 1 and 2 of the NL Championship Series. 6,500 and 7,000 seats are left for potential Games 6 and 7, respectively (ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/7)....The expansion
Gaylord Entertainment Chair Edward Gaylord''s role in competing bids to land NHL expansion teams in both Nashville and Oklahoma City is examined by Trebor Banstetter of the NASHVILLE BANNER. In Oklaho
The Braves-Dodgers Game 2 last night did not sell out, attracting 51,916 at 56,000-seat Dodger Stadium (THE DAILY). ...The crowd of 56,752 at Busch Stadium for Game 2 of the Padres- Cardinals was the
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St. Paul Mayor Norm Coleman said he "anticipates" submitting a bid for an NHL expansion team for the city "by about October 15," according to Brown & Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR-TRIBUNE. At the sam
Noting the MLS Clash "scored one of the biggest upsets in Northern California history" by making people "care about soccer," Mark Purdy of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS reviews the league''s inaugural sea
In an attempt to "reinvent themselves" and win "enviable media coverage and fan support," the Hornets will unveil an "extensive" new marketing campaign with the theme "Hornets Hard Ball" next month, a
For Game One of Braves-Dodgers, attendance was 47,428 at 56,000-seat Dodger Stadium (THE DAILY)....The paid attendance for Game 2 of the Indians-Orioles was 48,970, the largest crowd to see a baseball