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Maple Leafs Lure Babcock From Red Wings With Highest Coaching Salary In NHL HistoryPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 21 / 15
MLSE is set to pay former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock "a record amount of money" -- $6.25M per season over eight years -- to coach the Maple Leafs in a "shocking turn of events," according to Darren Dreger of TSN.ca. Babcock "was the subject of an 11th hour bidding war" between the Leafs, Sabr...
"Three powerful members" of MLB''s Exec Council said that Twins Owner Carl Pohlad, "or any Twins owner ... can''t survive in the Metrodome and that without a new stadium the Twins could be expected to
NC-based attorney Robert Holmes "has staked a legal claim to the name ''Carolina Hurricanes Hockey, Inc.,'' and set up a phone line asking for support for his venture," according to Steve Politi of th
The Ravens are looking into accepting "smart" cards, possibly as early as August ''98 when their 68,400-seat new stadium opens, according to Charles Wolpoff of the BALTIMORE BUSINESS JOURNAL. The Rave
Rockets Owner Les Alexander "talked with" NHL Oilers Owner Peter Pocklington Wednesday "about buying the franchise and moving it to Houston," according to John Williams of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. Alexa
MLB Acting Commissioner Bud Selig said that Blue Jays bidder Murray Frum and his partners have "not been adhering to certain guidelines" in their efforts to buy the team, according to Marty York of th
Two organizations "have approached Roche Securities of Edmonton about possibly buying" the NHL Oilers "then re- selling 40 to 60 percent in a public-share offering," according to Ron Chalmers of the E
The AHL Board of Governors approved the sale of the Binghamton franchise to MSG, and the transfer of the franchise to Hartford, CT (AHL). As previously reported, MSG will now produce certain events at
A dispute between the Raptors and IN-based Logo 7 "over the clothing worn by Raptors staff during basketball games ... is headed for court," according to Robert MacLeod of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL. Th
The AFL CityHawks are profiled by Bruce Weber in the N.Y. TIMES. Weber writes that the starting QB also works as a mortgage broker and the WR/LB is also a barber: "Such is the charm and cruel anonymit
The Twins yesterday asked MLB''s "most powerful committee to allow them to begin their relocation process," according to Jay Weiner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE. Twins Owner Carl Pohlad and Preside