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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...
Rupert Murdoch''s News Corp. "insisted" yesterday that it has not made any personnel decisions regarding the Dodgers'' front office, should its proposed purchase of the team be successful, according t
The "possible development of a show-business sports group centered" on Juventus of Turin, Italy''s "most successful" soccer club, is being explored by IFI, the holding company of the Agnelli family, w
Colts Owner Jim Irsay said it is "premature" to discuss his franchise''s future at the NFL Owners meetings Tuesday and Wednesday in San Diego, according to Mike Chappell of the INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS.
The A''s have the third-worst average attendance in the AL, according to Pedro Gomez of the SACRAMENTO BEE. Going into Friday''s game, the A''s were averaging 14,516, up "just slightly" from last year
The potential battle for TV viewers between the NHL Hurricanes and ACC basketball is examined by Chip Alexander of the Raleigh NEWS & OBSERVER. Hurricanes General Counsel Lou Beer: "There''s no reason
In San Jose, 49ers Owner Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. confirmed he plans to make a "six-figure donation" to the Univ. of CA as a gesture of goodwill after hiring Steve Mariucci away with four years left on hi
MD-based Comsat Corp. will distribute 80.67% of its ownership of Denver-based Ascent Entertainment Group to its shareholders by the end of June, according to Stephen Keating of the DENVER POST. The "l
L.A. City Council member Mark Ridley-Thomas and NHL Kings co-Owner Edward Roski Jr. will meet with NFL owners in San Diego in L.A.''s "most significant pitch to date" to bring a team back to the city,
The Wizards, formerly known as the Bullets, unveiled new logos and colors yesterday to go along with their name change. The new Wizards logo, created by the NBA, contains the colors blue, black and br
Despite saying two weeks ago that his team may be for sale, Twins Owner Carl Pohlad told the Minneapolis STAR- TRIBUNE''s Sid Hartman that, "Our family wants to continue to own this baseball team. I h