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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...
South FL''s "erratic support" of soccer at the Orange Bowl in recent decades "makes one wonder" why MLS chose Miami as an expansion site for the ''98 season, according to Jeff Rusnak of the Ft. Lauder
The T-Wolves announced ticket increases in all areas, except its least-expensive seats, in most cases increasing prices by more than 10%, according to Steve Aschburner of the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE.
The U.S. Treasury Department yesterday denied a request by Orioles Owner Peter Angelos to take his team to Cuba next fall, saying the trip would be "inconsistent with U.S. policy" (WASHINGTON POST, 4/
Rockets Owner Les Alexander said he will not sell the team "because of the power struggle" over a new facility, according to Eddie Sefko of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE. He said that the Rockets "cannot rema
Astrodome USA Owner Drayton McLane, Jr. said yesterday he "will not accept" the latest offer from Oilers Owner Bud Adams to settle their "long-running legal dispute," according to David Barron of the
"Last ditch efforts" to keep the Whalers in Hartford hit a "dead end," as the city''s corporate leaders "reluctantly" concluded that team Owner Peter Karmanos is "not interested in making a deal," acc
The BOSTON GLOBE''s Peter May reports that Larry Bird has talked to Kentucky coach Rick Pitino about coaching the Celtics and "may have made other inquiries as well." May reports that Bird was "given
The Angels have dismissed their ten-year veteran organist Joe Tripoli in favor of "canned music," according to Barbara Kingsley of the ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. The Angels said "live organ riffs don''t
Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones has created a new department devoted to improving player behavior in his "first significant response to the spate of player arrests and suspensions," according to Bart Hubbuc
In Toronto, the SUN''s Craig Daniels notes although it is "taking longer than originally thought," Raptors VP Isiah Thomas is "still in line" to buy a majority share of the team (TORONTO SUN, 4/2)....