Featured Story

Raiders Formally File For Vegas Relocation; Oakland Parties Look To Keep Fighting

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 20 / 17

The Raiders on Thursday officially applied to the NFL for relocation to Las Vegas and "sought expediency because the sooner they filed, the sooner owners can vote on the move," according to Jon Saraceno of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. Owners can "decide to vote at any time but likely will...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, Oakland Raiders, NFL

More Stories

11/10/98
LET'S PAY, TOO! CUBS LATEST TEAM TO INCREASE PRICES FOR '99

The Cubs will increase their average ticket price by 18% for "most home games" next season, according to Paul Sullivan of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The average ticket price will increase to $17.30, with cl

Tags: Chicago Cubs, Franchises

11/10/98
METS OWNERS NOT MAKING FINAL DECISION ON PHILLIPS' FUTURE

The Mets'' "admittedly disheartened owners," Fred Wilpon and Nelson Doubleday, "saying that extramarital affairs are not necessarily a reason to fire a general manager ... nevertheless left open the p

Tags: Franchises, New York Mets

11/10/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Falcons'' game against the 49ers this Sunday will be the first sellout in more than three years at the Georgia Dome, with the final 790 seats in the 71,228-seat stadium sold during the Falcons win

Tags: AEG, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Franchises, Indiana Pacers, New England Patriots, NHL, San Francisco 49ers

11/09/98
IT'S A KEEPER! HENRY FINALLY BUYS MARLINS FROM HUIZENGA

FL commodities broker John Henry has a binding agreement to buy the Marlins "in writing" from Owner Wayne Huizenga and a news conference to announce the sale is "expected next week," according to Barr

Tags: Miami Marlins, Franchises, MLB

11/09/98
BIDDING WAR: REDSKINS' SALE DRAWS ANOTHER POTENTIAL BUYER

MD businessman Daniel Snyder "apparently will join the bidding to purchase" the Redskins from the estate of the late Jack Kent Cooke, according to sources of Thomas Heath of the WASHINGTON POST. Sourc

Tags: Franchises, Washington Redskins

11/09/98
NETS EYE WINDOW TO MAKE LEASE CHANGES AT CONTINENTAL ARENA

The Nets are seeking a new lease with Continental Arena to begin in 2000, and NJ Sports & Exposition Authority (NJSEA) spokesperson John Samerjan said "it was likely that terms of the lease would chan

Tags: Franchises, New Jersey Devils, Brooklyn Nets

11/09/98
RED SOX TICKET BUMP TO BRING IN $6M, IT IS MO THAN ENOUGH?

The Red Sox will increase their average ticket price by 15% for the ''99 season, citing the need to "keep pace with the competition for the best talent," according to Gregg Krupa of the BOSTON GLOBE.

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Franchises

11/09/98
FRANCHISE NOTES

In MN, Sid Hartman reports that Vikings President Roger Headrick "plans to do some work" for Saints Owner Tom Benson and Oilers Owner Bud Adams (Sid Hartman, Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, 11/8). In St. Pa

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Carolina Hurricanes, Cincinnati Reds, Edmonton Oilers, ESPN, Franchises, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, NFL, NHL, Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Vancouver Canucks, Walt Disney

11/06/98
SCHOTT TO SUE MLB? SHE FEARS SALE PRICE COULD BE LOW

Reds Majority Owner Marge Schott has three offers to "buy all but one of her shares" of the team, but she "isn''t seriously considering any of them" and "is reviewing her legal options if she decides

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Cincinnati Reds, Franchises, MLB

11/06/98
AFTER NEW FINANCING, WILL PENS BE SEARCHING FOR NEW WARDEN?

The Penguins are "close to obtaining financing necessary to carry the ailing team" through the end of the season, according to Suzanne Elliott of the Pittsburgh TRIBUNE-REVIEW. Interim CEO J. Garvin W

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Penguins

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug