Featured Story

Cleveland Hosting Bevy Of Big-Time Sporting Events Saturday

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 22 / 14

Cleveland on Saturday "arguably will be the busiest sports city in America," as "all three pro sports venues downtown will host games simultaneously." There are a "variety of other events going on," so that there will be "as many as 100,000 people downtown at the same time." Progressive Field will h...

Read More

More Stories

05/31/96
IS ITT/CABLEVISION GETTING A SOLID RETURN ON MSG INVESTMENT?

ITT/Cablevision''s $1.1B purchase of Madison Square Garden and its strategy to make a return on its investment with two struggling teams is examined in the NEW YORK OBSERVER by Nick Paumgarten. Paumga

Tags: Cablevision, Franchises, Madison Square Garden

05/30/96
FRANCHISE NOTES

The Cavaliers will increase ticket prices at Gund Arena next season by an average of 2.4% -- about $1 more for most seats. Lower-level seats will now sell from $28.50-$51. Upper-level seat prices will

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Cavaliers, Franchises, Green Bay Packers, New York Yankees, St. Louis Rams, YankeeNets

05/30/96
SABRES OWNERSHIP SITUATION STILL IN LIMBO

Despite a Tuesday meeting by the Sabres'' Niagara Frontier Hockey ownership group, questions remain as to who will succeed the recently deceased Seymour Knox III as the club''s new Chair, according to

Tags: Buffalo Sabres, Franchises

05/30/96
GIANTS DO THE FRONT OFFICE SHUFFLE

With an emphasis on their proposed new ballpark at China Basin, the Giants announced promotions and hired several new people whose tasks will revolve around the new park, according to Glenn Dickey of

Tags: Franchises

05/30/96
EAGLES EYEING MLS TEAM TO HELP WITH STADIUM BID

The Eagles are talking with MLS about bringing a pro soccer team to Philadelphia, according to this morning''s PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER. The bid is "part of the team''s effort to bolster its case for spe

Tags: Franchises, MLS, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Phillies

05/30/96
HANDS OFF! NBA INVESTIGATES RAPTORS' PURSUIT OF VAN HORN

The NBA security department has begun an investigation into charges made by Univ. of Utah coach Rick Majerus that the Raptors contacted Keith Van Horn before the May 19 draft lottery and advised him t

Tags: Franchises, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, NBA, Toronto Raptors

05/29/96
NHL OILERS CLOSE IN ON TICKET GOAL AS CAMPAIGN GETS TOUGH

The bid to reach 13,000 season ticket sales in Edmonton by Friday to qualify for an NHL subsidy shows the Oilers at 11,600 - - "and the team seems likely to make the cut," according to Neil Campbell o

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, NHL

05/29/96
RAVENS SET TO BECOME THE NEW PURPLE PEOPLE EATERS?

The Ravens have "tentatively" selected a uniform design that incorporates purple and white jerseys, black helmets and black pants, according to the Baltimore SUN. Jon Morgan reports the helmet will ha

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Franchises

05/29/96
PITINO OFFERED EVERYTHING BUT THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE

Kentucky coach Rick Pitino was offered a five-year contract worth $30M to become coach, GM and part owner of the Nets, according to the N.Y. TIMES. Pitino would likely receive $20M in salary and an ow

Tags: Franchises, Brooklyn Nets, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, YankeeNets

05/29/96
EFFORT TO BRING MLB TO NC GAINS FAMILIAR LOCAL FACE

John Connaughton, the UNCC economist whose economic impact studies assisted in efforts to bring the Hornets and Panthers to NC, has been hired by N.C. Baseball Committee Inc. -- the group attempting t

Tags: Franchises, MLB, New Orleans Pelicans, Pittsburgh Pirates

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug